Draft Prospect Watch: Strong Pitching All Around

The 11th weekend of college baseball kicked off yesterday, with some injury news and a top pitcher getting his start pushed back to Saturday due to weather. Tonight was all about pitching, including a couple players who looked like they were sliding out of the first round possibly, turned it around and put up strong performances. Check out the schedule for this weekend here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the...

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Draft Preview: More Rankings Come Out

The seventh weekend of the college season is about to get under way, with some teams starting their schedule a day earlier due to Easter Sunday. The Pirates have the #9 and #14 picks in the upcoming June amateur draft. Throughout the college/HS season, leading up to the draft, we will cover the interesting players that are being discussed in the Pirates draft range. There will also be daily notes on past picks by the Pirates who went...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Mock Drafts Have Pirates Going Prep

The sixth weekend of college baseball wrapped up today, with weather canceling many games across the country, including top ranked North Carolina.¬†Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the fifth¬†week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so for the duration of the college season, leading up to draft day, we are following the players closely that...

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Keith Law Releases His Top 50 Draft Prospects

Keith Law has released his top 50 draft prospects for ESPN Insider subscribers. Some of the notable rankings: **Mark Appel is first overall. **The Pirates pick 9th and 14th. Law has Jon Denney at 9th, and Kohl Stewart 14th. Denney is a high school catcher, who Law calls “a good-throwing catcher who receives well, hits and hits for power.” Stewart is a prep pitcher who throws 90-94 and has a commitment to be a quarterback...

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