Prospect Trends: Some Fast Starts for West Virginia Hitters

The season’s first two weeks have produced some noteworthy performances in the Pirates’ farm system, both good and bad. It’s way too early to start drawing any conclusions from these performances, but it’s not too early to scope out some players who’ll be interesting to follow closely, either with enthusiasm or concern. The biggest extremes have come at West Virginia and Bradenton, as a number of the Power’s hitters have gotten off to...

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First Pitch: The Unpredictable Stetson Allie

I have a new rule for Stetson Allie. Whatever he’s doing in Spring Training, I’m going to take the opposite and that’s going to be my prediction for the year. Last year — when Allie was a pitcher — I thought he looked good in Spring Training. That wasn’t just me. That was the opinion of other people who were watching, whether that was scouts, other people on the site, or coaches and players. It was...

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Prospect Watch: Cole Improves, Sanchez Heating Up, and Allie Stays Hot

Top Pitcher: Robby Rowland, Top Hitter: Stetson Allie, HR: Tony Sanchez, Stetson Allie

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Stetson Allie and Brett Carroll Win Player of the Week Honors

Earlier today I reviewed the top hitting performers from the past week, with Stetson Allie and Brett Carroll finishing as the top two hitters. They also each took home Player of the Week honors in their respective leagues. Brett Carroll was named the International League Player of the Week after going 10-for-17 with three homers and two walks. Carroll is the first Indianapolis hitter to win the IL Batter of the Week award since...

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Top Performers: Stetson Allie’s Power Wasn’t the Most Impressive Thing This Week

Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at different levels are counted multiple times, once for each level, rather than combining their stats. Notes on the...

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