Day Two of the Draft Could be Huge for the Pirates

Be sure to join us today for the day two live blog. The Pirates may have lost 6-1 to the Chicago Cubs this afternoon, but today certainly feels good to be a BUCCO Fan.  With the second pick in the 2010 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected right handed prep pitcher Jameson Taillon (click on his name to check out his BUCCO Fans player page).  I’ve written a lot about Taillon in the past few...

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2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Preview

Check back later today for the BUCCO Fans.com 2010 MLB Draft Live Blog The Pittsburgh Pirates have taken two very different approaches in the MLB draft under General Manager Neal Huntington.  In the 2008 draft, the first for Huntington, the Pirates selected Pedro Alvarez with their first pick, second overall.  The Pirates ended up giving Alvarez a $6 M bonus to sign, which was the biggest bonus in franchise history.  They didn’t...

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