All posts tagged "Luis Heredia"

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: How About Those Future Aces?

    I've spent the last two nights watching two of the top pitching prospects in the system show why they're two of the top pitching prospects in the system. I'd write more about it here, but I've already written a ton about each guy. So for now, check out my articles on Gerrit...

  • Prospect Reports
    Heredia’s Prospect Status Could Soar With More Outings Like Tonight

    Luis Heredia made his much anticipated 2012 debut tonight for the State College Spikes. The assignment to the New York Penn League was an aggressive one. Heredia went up against a lineup that was made up of 19 to 22 year old hitters. Four of the hitters were either 21 or 22...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/21/12

    One day after Gerrit Cole made his AA debut, Luis Heredia makes his debut for State College. The seventh best prospect in the Pirates system in the latest Pirates Prospects rankings, Heredia is 16 months younger than anyone else on the team roster. A story on the big test he faces as...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Heredia Will Face a Huge Test in State College

    Luis Heredia will begin the 2012 season in State College, which is an aggressive push for a player at his age. Heredia is 17 this year, and won’t turn 18 until the middle of August, when the short-season league will be coming close to the end of the season. The New York...

  • Analysis
    Luis Heredia Will Start Season in State College

    Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching prospect Luis Heredia will start the 2012 season with the State College Spikes, Cory Giger reports. The 17-year old right-hander pitched in the GCL last year, throwing 30.1 innings. In that time he put up a 4.75 ERA, a 6.8 K/9, and a 5.6 BB/9 ratio. State College...

  • Top Stories
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects

    Now that the 2012 Draft is over, it’s time to update the Pittsburgh Pirates top 20 prospect rankings. This update not only takes in to consideration where the new draft picks fall in to the system, but where the current players rank after two months in the 2012 season. I put a...

  • Analysis
    Pirate City Observations – 3/20/12

    Today is my last day down here, but Tim, Kristy, and Wilbur will still all be down here for a little while. I got over to Pirate City at 9:30 a.m. to check out the action and see the intra-squad scrimmages. Here's some quick thoughts on players that I saw: * Yhonathan...

  • Analysis
    The International(s)

    Today my friends and I took in the major league team's at McKechnie against the Rays, but I wanted to also talk about our visit to Pirate City in the morning to see the minor leaguers. Unfortunately for us (me), most of the key Low A/High A guys like Taillon, ZVR, Cain,...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Prospect Notebook: Heredia’s Spring Debut, Alderson Back to Form?

    Luis Heredia made his Spring debut today against Team Canada. The Pittsburgh Pirates started their minor league schedule today, playing three games against the Philadelphia Phillies' farm system, and one game featuring the lower level guys going up against Team Canada. Luis Heredia started the contest against Team Canada, throwing two innings....

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Four in Baseball America Top 100

    Josh Bell is one of four Pirates who cracked the Baseball America top 100. Baseball America has released their top 100 prospects list, and four Pittsburgh Pirates made the cut. The Pirates had Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon, Josh Bell, and Starling Marte represented on the list this year. Cole was the top...

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