All posts tagged "Rudy Owens"

  • 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
    The Altoona Four: What Has Happened?

    When the season ended last year, Altoona had what many Pirates fans considered a strong rotation full of four prospects who would all start the year for Indianapolis in 2011. It looked as if at this point in the season, we would be making decisions on where at least two pitchers would fit...

  • Analysis
    Reverse Trade Values: Pirates Becoming Buyers

    In the past I've done this trade values series solely on what our trade chips have been worth.  However, the term "trade chips" has been limited to the people the Pittsburgh Pirates could eventually deal as sellers.  I mentioned that Joel Hanrahan (article here) and Paul Maholm (article here) could get good...

  • Analysis
    Reviewing the 2011 Rule 5 Roster Crunch

    Marte is a must protect for the 2011 Rule 5 draft. We've reviewed the upcoming Rule 5 roster crunch before, noting that the Pittsburgh Pirates will have a lot of players eligible for the upcoming draft in December.  With about half a season in the books, let's review the best of the...

  • 2011 Draft
    Where Do the New Picks Rank in the System?

    Where would the new draft picks rank in the system? The Pittsburgh Pirates have yet to sign a draft pick, and no individual signing is guaranteed.  That's not stopping us from projecting where the 2011 draft picks would rank with the current top ten prospects.  Each Pirates Prospects writer got together a...

  • Analysis
    What Can the Pirates Learn From Nathan Adcock?

    Adcock currently has a 2.03 ERA in 13.1 innings for the Royals. Yesterday I started working on an article talking about how I'm still not sold that Nathan Adcock is completely lost.  As you may know, a player isn't officially lost in the Rule 5 draft until he has spent an entire...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Prospects on 93.7 The Fan on Saturday Morning

    Kevin Creagh will be on 93.7 The Fan on Saturday morning at 9:40 for Vinnie Richichi's "Bucco Talk" show. He will be discussing Rudy Owens, the potential draft pick Anthony Rendon, and the season's early breakout players.

  • Analysis
    When Should Rudy Owens Get the Call?

    When should Owens get the call to the majors? Last week Rudy Owens made his minor league debut, shortly after Ross Ohlendorf was placed on the disabled list.  Owens started off strong, pitching seven innings, and allowing one run on seven hits, with no walks and five strikeouts.  At the time, the...

  • Analysis
    Five Things That Need to Continue

    The Pirates need D'Arnaud to step up this year as the long term shortstop. It is way too early to be talking about any trends, hot starts, numbers, or anything else from the minor league season, which only started on Thursday.  Some players have gotten off to hot starts, some players have...

  • Analysis
    2011 Indianapolis Indians Roster Announced

    Owens will be one of the top prospects in Indianapolis to start the season. Here are the players who will be with the Indianapolis Indians on Opening Day: Catchers: Dusty Brown, Wyatt Toregas Infielders: Pedro Ciriaco, Chase D'Arnaud, Brian Friday, Matt Hague, Josh Harrison, Andy Marte Outfielders: Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew Lambo, Alex...

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