All posts tagged "Robbie Grossman"

  • Prospect Reports
    Bradenton Marauders Game Recap 8/28/11

    When I arrived at McKechnie Field for the Bradenton Marauders vs. St. Lucie Mets game this evening, I noted this could be a very high scoring game due to the strong wind blowing straight out to center field. I was correct that the game ended up being high scoring, and it was...

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    Robbie Grossman Reaches Rare Milestone

    Bradenton Marauders outfielder Robbie Grossman reached a rare milestone tonight when he drew a walk in the bottom of the 8th inning.  Grossman's walk was his 100th of the year.  When paired with his 110 runs this season, Grossman becomes the first minor leaguer to draw 100 walks and score 100 runs...

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    After the Draft: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects

    Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates made two big splashes, adding right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Josh Bell to the system before the draft signing deadline.  The addition of Cole was expected, although many felt that Bell was an impossible sign.  I already have talked about how the additions could possibly...

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    Four Pirates Prospects Make Baseball America Rankings

    Baseball America released their rankings for the best tools in the minor leagues last week.  Four Pittsburgh Pirates prospects ended up on the lists. At the AAA level, Alex Presley and Gorkys Hernandez were both recognized in the International League.  Presley was named as having the best strike zone judgement in the...

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    Robbie Grossman Having an MVP Season

    I’ve talked a lot about Bradenton Marauders outfielder Robbie Grossman this year, focusing on his increased walks, his consecutive on-base streak (currently at 39 games and counting), and his overall emergence as a potential top 10 prospect this year.  We’re not the only ones who have noticed Grossman’s solid all around season....

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    We’re Going Streaking

    Grossman has a 35 game on-base streak. If you've been following the nightly Prospect Watch, you've probably noticed two very long streaks by two Pittsburgh Pirates prospects. Down Through the Quad Robbie Grossman currently has a 35 game on-base streak for the Bradenton Marauders.  The streak began on July 3rd, and is...

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    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....

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    Who Would Be Your Minor League Hitter of the Year?

    Curry is a contender for minor league hitter of the year. I asked on Twitter today who people would pick as their minor league hitter and pitcher of the year this year, if the season ended today.  The almost unanimous decision for the pitcher was Kyle McPherson.  That's a good choice, as...

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    Daily Prospect Profile: Robbie Grossman

    Grossman is having a much improved 2011 season. When the Pittsburgh Pirates paid Robbie Grossman a $1 M bonus as a sixth round pick, his 2011 season might not have been what they envisioned, but it certainly is something they would have taken.  Grossman has put up a .286/.422/.416 line in 339...

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    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Hitters

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

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