Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Top Prospects: #4 – Josh Bell

The Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide is now available, featuring over 250 prospect reports, the 2012 top 50 prospects, a feature on the top four pitching prospects in the system, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates’ farm system that you can find.  While the top 50 prospects are exclusive to the book, we will be releasing the top ten prospects over the next week.  Be sure to purchase your copy of the book on...

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Corner Outfield

For most of the 2011 season, there wasn’t a specific starter at either corner outfield position for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Jose Tabata began the season as the everyday starter in left field, but finished the year as the everyday starter in right field.  That happened when Alex Presley came up and took over the everyday duties in left field.  Presley didn’t arrive until late June, and missed most of August with an injury....

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Josh Bell Joins the State College Spikes

2011 second round pick Josh Bell will be joining the State College Spikes tonight, along with seven other players from the Gulf Coast League.  Bell will be in uniform, and will be working out on the team, although he has not been added to the active roster yet.  The Spikes play two more games at home, tonight and tomorrow night, and I will be reporting from both. Also joining the team from the GCL will be pitchers Cesar...

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Who Wants To Be A $1.2 Millionaire?

Cole and Bell are set for life even if they never make the major leagues, but what about someone like Clay Holmes, the Pirates’ 9th round pick that signed for $1.2M?

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After the Draft: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects

Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates made two big splashes, adding right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Josh Bell to the system before the draft signing deadline.  The addition of Cole was expected, although many felt that Bell was an impossible sign.  I already have talked about how the additions could possibly boost the Pirates up as one of the top farm systems in the league, based on top talents alone.  But what about the...

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