Minor League Schedule: Glasnow Goes Tuesday Morning, Kingham at Night
Jun24

Minor League Schedule: Glasnow Goes Tuesday Morning, Kingham at Night

Today’s Starters: Nick Kingham, Pat Ludwig, Tyler Glasnow, Buddy Borden, Marek Minarik, Omar Basulto, Neil Kozikowski

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2014 GCL Pirates Season Preview
Jun21

2014 GCL Pirates Season Preview

This GCL team has the most upside of any of the three short-season teams in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system. The top prospects at the level include first round pick Cole Tucker, and second round picks Mitch Keller and Trey Supak. They also have Michael de la Cruz, who is the top international prospect making the jump from the US this year. That combination gives the GCL team four of the top 20 prospects in the overall system,...

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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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