2009 Draft Prospects Rundown 4/23

Dustin Ackley and Rich Poythress are clearly the two best hitters in the Draft Prospects Tracker (and granted I’m only tracking three hitters, but these are two of the few college players considered good enough for a top pick). My feeling is that Ackley is a much better pick, not only due to his hitting and athleticism, but due to the fact that he can play at first base, or in the outfield. I also had concerns that Rich...

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2009 Draft Prospects Rundown 4/15

This is a feature I’d like to do every week, ideally on Monday. It will basically be a rundown of all of the draft prospects I’m tracking in the Draft Prospects Tracker. I wanted to do this on Monday, but between getting taxes ready, getting the car inspected, and a killer headache that has lasted pretty much all week, I’ve held off on this first edition. That being said, let’s get to it… Dustin Ackley...

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2009 Pirates Draft Prospects Tracker

2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Preview The Draft Prospects Tracker was last updated on: 6/7/09 Draft Prospects Weekly Rundown: April 15thApril 23rdMay 10thMay 18th – Elimination Style Round OneMay 25th – Elimination Style Round TwoJune 1st – Final EliminationsDraft Prospect Finalist: Dustin AckleyDraft Prospect Finalist: Aaron CrowDraft Prospect Finalist: Jacob Turner VOTE for your ideal pick on the poll at the top...

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Who will be the next Pirates ace?

It’s no secret that the biggest need for the Pirates is pitching. Specifically, the Pirates need a true ace, something they haven’t had since Doug Drabek left the team. Paul Maholm currently is slotted as the Pirates’ number one pitcher, but as we’ve seen with previous success from guys like Ian Snell, Tom Gorzelanny, Zach Duke, Oliver Perez, Kip Wells…well, you get the picture…we can’t call...

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