Pirates Had the Strongest 2013 Draft, According to Jim Callis
Dec17

Pirates Had the Strongest 2013 Draft, According to Jim Callis

Jim Callis of MLB.com reviewed the 2013 draft today, and picked the Pittsburgh Pirates as the team with the best draft in the majors. This is the second time that the Pirates have gotten a grade for the best 2013 draft. Previously, Baseball America graded their draft number one. I can’t recall if that was before or after Callis went from BA to MLB.com. Callis gives the disclaimer that it takes at least five years to really know...

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2013 GCL Pirates Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects
Oct29

2013 GCL Pirates Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects

In previous years, I got to see 1-2 weeks of the GCL players. Most of that time came during the Fall Instructional Leagues, and I didn’t get a further look until Spring Training. This year I saw almost everyone at the level at least once, with only 1-2 exceptions. When combined with the earlier draft signing deadlines, this allowed me to see all of the new draft picks much earlier than I normally would have. On that same note,...

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Minor League Schedule: Heredia Tries to Push West Virginia Closer to Playoff Spot
Aug27

Minor League Schedule: Heredia Tries to Push West Virginia Closer to Playoff Spot

8/28/13 Probables: Brandon Cumpton, Quinton Miller, Zack Dodson, Luis Heredia, Dovydas Neverauskas, Neil Kozikowski

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Minor League Schedule: Both Glasnow and Taillon Start Tonight
Aug22

Minor League Schedule: Both Glasnow and Taillon Start Tonight

8/22/13 Probables: Jameson Taillon, Eliecer Navarro, Zack Dodson, Tyler Glasnow, Buddy Borden, Neil Kozikowski

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Top Performers: Is David Bromberg the Next Kris Johnson?
Aug19

Top Performers: Is David Bromberg the Next Kris Johnson?

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The top five short season pitchers are also highlighted in a separate group, since most of those guys only go 4-5 innings max, and don’t have a good chance of being highlighted in the top ten. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a...

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