A Draft That Could Change a Franchise

If there’s one thing that I’m certain about, it’s that Neal Huntington and the Pirates’ management group know how to draft. In 2008 they landed Pedro Alvarez, which was a no-brainer decision, although we’ve seen those types of no-brainer decisions get passed up in previous years, so Alvarez was a refreshing change.  In 2009 they took an innovative approach, going against the consensus scouting...

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2010 Draft – Two day recap

Jameson TaillonThe Pirates added an elite talent on Monday night in the first round of the 2010 MLB draft. Shortly after noon on Tuesday, they made waves by aggressively selecting another impact pitcher in the second round. The Bucs then added 28 more players as Tuesday afternoon furiously unfolded. So how is the team looking after the first two days of the draft?

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Bucs take Stetson Allie in second round

PNC ParkWow. Neal Huntington is going balls to the wall with this year’s draft. Allie is another high school pitcher who throws in the high 90′s. He is reportedly looking for a bonus in the $3 million range. In order to sign both Jameson Taillon and Allie, the Pirates will likely have to spend something like $9 million.

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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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