Draft Prospect Watch: Max Pentecost and Michael Conforto Wrap Up Weekend With Big Games
May11

Draft Prospect Watch: Max Pentecost and Michael Conforto Wrap Up Weekend With Big Games

Wrapping up the weekend of college ball with some Sunday stats and a look at four former Pittsburgh Pirates draft picks that will all likely be taken in the upcoming draft. The recap from Friday night can be found here, while Saturday night’s action involved a home run from a player linked to the Pirates in a recent mock draft. Yesterday, we also posted the news of UNLV’s Erick Fedde needing Tommy John surgery.   We start...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Michael Chavis Hits Four Homers in Two Days
May04

Draft Prospect Watch: Michael Chavis Hits Four Homers in Two Days

Just 32 days until Major League Baseball holds it’s amateur draft and the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection with the 24th overall pick. On Saturday, we took a look at the early weekend results from the top draft-eligible hitters in college baseball. If you missed it from Friday, we covered the best starters in college baseball, along with posting some important links to check out as the draft gets closer. Today we wrap up...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Freeland Matches Up With Pirates In New Rankings
Apr15

Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Freeland Matches Up With Pirates In New Rankings

Some early week draft news and notes with just over seven weeks until the first day of the draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates pick 24th overall in the first round and there is a new list of rankings out that has a different name for the Pirates.  Starting with the new rankings from Chris Crawford on MLB Draft Insider. He has Kyle Freeland rated 24th overall. This is the first time we have seen Freeland in that spot and he has been...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Louisville’s Nick Burdi Is Worth Watching
Apr06

Draft Prospect Watch: Louisville’s Nick Burdi Is Worth Watching

On Friday night, we took a look at a day filled with two big pitching match-ups and staff aces pitching well. Then on Saturday, we covered the best college hitters and how they fared during the first two days of the weekend schedule. Today we wrap up the week with a combo of hitters and pitchers, plus former Pirates draft pick. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th, just under nine weeks away. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Familiar Name Moving Up Draft Ranks
Mar16

Draft Prospect Watch: Familiar Name Moving Up Draft Ranks

After a busy Friday night that saw some great pitching match-ups, we took a look at the top college hitters on Saturday and how they have fared through the first two days of the weekend. Today we wrap-up the weekend and take a look at the progress of some former Pirates picks, including one that may be working himself into the first round. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round...

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