All posts tagged "Quinton Miller"

  • Analysis
    Yesterday’s Results: Zack Von Rosenberg and Quinton Miller

    Zack Von Rosenberg and Quinton Miller started games on the road yesterday against the Yankees' A-ball teams. The results for the two pitchers were mixed. Von Rosenberg was hit around, giving up five earned runs in 3.2 innings, while walking one and striking out three. He was throwing his fastball 86-89 MPH....

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Prospect Notebook: Situational Pitching

    After two weeks of watching bullpen sessions, live batting practice, fielding drills, and every other activity that wasn't a game, I was looking forward to the start of the schedule in minor league camp. That schedule started today, with the first three days listed as camp days. Usually that means intrasquad games...

  • Analysis
    (Video) Quinton Miller Throwing Live Batting Practice

    When the Pirates gave Quinton Miller a $900 K signing bonus as a 20th round pick in 2008, they had hopes that he would be more productive than what they've seen to date. Miller has struggled, both with injuries, and with his on-field performance. Last year would have been his junior year...

  • Top Stories
    Young Prospects Require Patience

    I’ve always had a certain approach when it came to evaluating prospects out of high school.  Too often, you see them evaluated by fans with the same expectations you see given to college players.  If a prospect isn’t above the high-A level three years after he’s drafted, it’s seen as a disappointment....

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Starting Pitchers

    The first in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Starting Pitcher prospects in the full-season leagues.

  • Analysis
    Minor League Updates: Miller, Moreno, Rinku, Hart, Perez

    Moreno is on the AA disabled list with right shoulder soreness. Some roster updates in the minor league system: -Diego Moreno has been placed on the disabled list in Altoona with right shoulder soreness.  The move is as of 6/23.  Moreno had a 4.91 ERA in 11 innings with Altoona, along with...

  • Analysis
    Grading the Results from the Fastball Academy

    Every pitcher must pitch off their fastball and you would think that reinforcing the location of it would be a first step for every organization. Most likely it is, but the Pirates have placed extra emphasis on it.

  • Analysis
    The Progress of the Prep Players

    Let's take a look at two prep players from the 2008 draft: Career Numbers Player A - 4.95 ERA in 132.2 career innings.  5.8 K/9, 3.2 BB/9, 0.5 HR/9 ratios. Player B - 4.14 ERA in 215.1 career innings.  6.6 K/9, 2.8 BB/9, 0.5 HR/9 ratios. 2011 Numbers Player A - 27.00...

  • Analysis
    Five Things That Need to Change

    Lambo is off to a bad start, with one hit in his first 20 at-bats. Yesterday I took a look at the early results from the minor league system, focusing on five players who need to continue their early season success in order to help the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Today, the focus will...

  • Analysis
    2011 Bradenton Marauders Roster Announced

    McPherson will be one of the top pitchers in Bradenton this year. The Bradenton Marauders have announced their Opening Day roster for the 2011 season, via a team press release.  The players who will be at the level are as follows: Catchers: Ramon Cabrera, Carlos Paulino Infielders: Calvin Anderson, Aaron Baker, Kelson...

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