All posts tagged "Luis Heredia"

  • Analysis
    Luis Heredia Makes His Pro Debut

    Heredia made his pro debut today. Yesterday, Stetson Allie made his pro debut with the State College Spikes.  Today, fellow top pitching prospect Luis Heredia made his pro debut with the GCL Pirates.  Heredia went up against the GCL Blue Jays, and allowed two runs on a hit and three walks in...

  • 2011 Draft
    Where Do the New Picks Rank in the System?

    Where would the new draft picks rank in the system? The Pittsburgh Pirates have yet to sign a draft pick, and no individual signing is guaranteed.  That's not stopping us from projecting where the 2011 draft picks would rank with the current top ten prospects.  Each Pirates Prospects writer got together a...

  • Analysis
    Five Pirates Prospects in Baseball America Rankings

    Marte was named the eighth best center field prospect in the minors by Baseball America. In preparation for the 2011 minor league season, Baseball America released their position by position rankings in the minors.  Several Pittsburgh Pirates prospects made the lists. -Tony Sanchez was the fourth best catcher, falling behind Jesus Montero,...

  • 2011 Draft
    Jim Callis on Taillon, Heredia, Rendon, Cole

    Taillon could spend the entire year in West Virginia. Jim Callis held a chat on Baseball America yesterday, talking about the 2011 draft, as well as other topics.  He covered several topics relating to the Pirates.  A summary follows, but check out the link above to read the entire chat transcript: -He...

  • Analysis
    Luis Heredia Video From Today at Pirate City

    Heredia throwing today at Pirate City Today was a camp day at Pirate City.  The Pirates did a workout in the morning, then played two inter-squad games.  Top Mexican pitching prospect Luis Heredia pitched in one of the games.  I noticed he was pitching during his first batter, and was able to...

  • Analysis
    Jonathan Herrand Touching 96-97 MPH

    Herrand was touching 96-97 MPH in the instructional leagues this year. Yesterday, Baseball America released their figures from the 2010 international signing class, noting that the Pittsburgh Pirates spent an estimated $5 M on international bonuses in 2010, which was the fourth most in the majors.  Ben Badler of Baseball America also...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Spent $5 M On International Bonuses in 2010

    Heredia was a big factor towards the Pirates spending $5 M on international bonuses in 2010. Today, Baseball America released the international spending figures from the 2010 season, as well as a look at the top 20 bonuses of all time.  The Pittsburgh Pirates finished fourth in the league in overall spending...

  • Analysis
    Baseball America’s Top 150 Prospect Lists

    Marte ended up being rated in the top 150 by five of six Baseball America analysts. Baseball America released their 2011 top 100 prospects a week ago, with three Pittsburgh Pirates prospects making the list.  Those players were Jameson Taillon, Tony Sanchez, and Stetson Allie.  Today, in the Ask BA segment, Jim...

  • Analysis
    Four Pirates in Kevin Goldstein’s Top 101 Prospects

    Taillon is the number eight prospect in the majors, according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has released his top 101 prospects for the 2011 season.  Goldstein has four Pirates prospects on the list, with a bit of a surprise from the other lists that have been...

  • Analysis
    Images From Spring Opener (Without the Squashed Manatees)

    As you no doubt know, the Pirates beat up on a hapless junior college squad in their spring opener by a score of several million to one, roughly.  For some reason, the annual game against the junior college Manatees is usually something less than a laugher.  The Pirates even lost a few...

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