A lost talent It is late February and spring training games are about to begin. It is a wonderful time of the year, a time for “Player X is in the best shape of his life” stories and reports on bullpen sessions and rundown drills. And, most importantly, optimism reigns supreme in...
I am sure many of you are already aware of this, but be sure to check out the Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide that was put together by Tim Williams. It looks to be a great resource, one that...
Yesterday, Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects noted that this year’s cut-off for Super Two arbitration eligible players is about eight days earlier than it has ever been before. There is now a strong possibility of Andrew McCutchen reaching arbitration a year earlier than expected.
First round pick Jameson Taillon, second round pick Stetson Allie and 15th round pick Drew Maggi put the pen to paper at various points on Monday. Click here to read through the live updates that I provided from morning to midnight.
Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects reports that the Pirates have signed fourth round draft pick Nick Kingham. No financial details are known at this time, but Kingham will surely receive an above-slot bonus.
The Pirates have promoted pitching prospect Nathan Baker to High-A Bradenton.
Jeff Locke tweeted this afternoon that he is "heading north." Tim Williams of BuccoFans.com confirms that Locke has been promoted to Double-A Altoona.
According to Tim Williams at BuccoFans.com, the Pirates have signed 27th round draft pick Kevin Kleis.
Tim Williams at BuccoFans.com reports that the Pirates have signed two more draftees, 49th rounder Logan Pevny and 41st rounder Bryton Trepagnier.