All posts tagged "prospects"

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    2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #1 – Jameson Taillon

    The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and Zack Dodson, the 2011 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates' farm system that you can find. While the top 50 prospects are exclusive...

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    Submit Your Chat Questions

    Next week I will be holding a live chat, talking about the Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide, the top 10 prospects in the system, and other Spring Training notes.  The chat will take place on Tuesday, February 15th, at 2:00 PM EST.  You can submit your early questions below, and join in...

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    Tyler Waldron Video Recap

    Waldron put up a 3.90 ERA in 64.2 innings in his pro debut with the State College Spikes. Tyler Waldron was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 5th round of the 2010 draft, signing for a slot-level price of $173,500.  He was coming off a junior year in which he put...

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    Pirates Sign International Pitcher Leandro Rodriguez

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed international right handed pitcher Leandro Rodriguez, according to the Dominican Prospect League website.  Rodriguez was signed out of the league for $80,000. Rodriguez is 17 years old, and according to the article, was trained by former major leaguer Denio Gonzalez.  The article mentions that he has a...

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    Brett Lorin Video Recap

    Lorin had a strong outing against the Hagerstown Suns to wrap up his injury plagued 2010 season. The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right handed pitcher Brett Lorin from the Seattle Mariners in 2009, as part of a five player return for Jack Wilson and Ian Snell.  At the time, the 22 year old...

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    2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #9 – Zack Von Rosenberg

    The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and Zack Dodson, the 2011 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates' farm system that you can find. While the top 50 prospects are exclusive...

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    Jim Callis on Jameson Taillon

    Jim Callis rates Taillon the number two pitching prospect under 21 years of age. Jim Callis had his weekly mailbag at Baseball America today, withtwo questions touching on Jameson Taillon.  Here is a summary of the notes: -Callis rated Taillon #2 on his "Pitching prospects under 21 years of age", behind only...

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    Piratefest 2011 – General Public Q&A (1 of 2)

    Huntington, Hurdle, and Coonelly at Piratefest 2011 On Friday, I went down to the Convention Center to represent Pirates Prospects at Piratefest 2011. The goal was to take in the general feel of the event and sit in on the Question and Answer session at 7 pm with the general public, then...

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    Jameson Taillon Finishes 18th on MLB.com’s Rankings

    Taillon rated 18th in MLB.com's top 50 prospects for the 2011 season. MLB.com released their top 50 prospects for the 2011 season tonight, and Jameson Taillon rated 18th on the list.  Taillon was the only Pirates prospect named to the list.  You can see the full list here, and the write up...

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    The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide

    Today is the official release date for the Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide.  The books arrived last week, and all of the pre-sales have been shipped out, with the weekend orders going out this morning.  Some of the pre-sales have already arrived, while a lot of the Pittsburgh area orders are expected...

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