Top Performers: Great Pirates Debuts by Andy Oliver and Stolmy Pimentel

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. Normally he top ten scores would be the only ones included, with the bottom five also listed below. Since this was a shortened week, all 16 starts are in the chart below. The top five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no...

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Prospect Watch: Pimentel Has Strong Debut, Polanco and Allie Hit First Homers

Top Pitcher: Stolmy Pimentel, Top Hitter: Jacob Stallings, HR: Brandon Inge, Alex Dickerson, Jacob Stallings, Gregory Polanco, Stetson Allie, Eric Wood

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Minor League Schedule: 4/7/13

Today’s Starters: Kris Johnson, Stolmy Pimentel, Adrian Sampson, John Kuchno

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8 prospects, 8 questions: An initial look at the Altoona Curve’s top prospects

One fun aspect of prospect analysis is that it truly is an adventure in ‘prospecting’— looking for gold amongst the less valuable pebbles. We deal in long shots, not sure things. We speculate and ask questions that we can’t assuredly answer, use information to make a projection, and then we wait and see. Since I’ll be in Altoona periodically this summer to cover the Curve for Pirates Prospects, I’m starting to have questions about...

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Pirate City Results: Pimentel Continues to Impress, Cole Gets Work Bunting

If there’s one player who has surprised me this Spring, it’s been Stolmy Pimentel. When he came over from the Red Sox in the Joel Hanrahan trade, Pimentel looked like a fading prospect. He used to be one of the top arms in the Boston farm system. He’s still regarded as a prospect, but after struggling at the Double-A level the last two years, his hype has faded. From what I’ve seen this Spring out of Pimentel,...

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