All posts tagged "Tyler Glasnow"

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/18/13

    Today's starters: Kris Johnson, Stolmy Pimentel, Charlie Morton, Tyler Glasnow

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Stolmy Pimentel is Helping to Make the Hanrahan Trade Look Good

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom 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 limitations on whether the starting...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/13/13

    Today's Starters: Kris Johnson, Stolmy Pimentel, Adrian Sampson, Tyler Glasnow

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Glasnow Has Strong Debut, Allie Homers Again

    Top Pitcher: Phil Irwin, Top Hitter: Adalberto Santos, HR: Brett Carroll, Matt Curry, Adalberto Santos, Stetson Allie

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/8/13

    Today's Starters: Phil Irwin, Tyler Waldron, Tyler Glasnow

  • Season Previews
    Is West Virginia Primed For Another Year of Breakout Players?

    I don't like same-organization player comps. I think they're lazy, and provide a very limited view. Yet we see them all the time. When the Pirates have a left-handed pitching prospect, he's just the next Zach Duke or Paul Maholm. The only reason he's compared to those players is because that's the...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirate City Results: All The Home Runs

    This time of year the pitching rotations in the Spring Training games get kind of crazy. Minor league rotations aren't like big league rotations. There are no Opening Day starters or number two starters. You pitch when you pitch. Pitchers are currently on a schedule in Spring Training, and that schedule carries...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The 2011 Draft is the Exact Opposite of the 2009 Draft

    In 2009 the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of money on prep pitchers in the middle rounds. The hope was that one of those pitchers could one day emerge as a top of the rotation option, which is something the Pirates hadn't seen in their system for a long time. So far...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Looking at a Few 2013 Breakout Candidates

    In 2012 the Pittsburgh Pirates featured two of the biggest breakout players in all of minor league baseball. Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson both had huge seasons, propelling each hitter onto national top 100 lists. During Spring Training last year, I identified Hanson and Polanco as breakout candidates, after watching them for...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Could Tyler Glasnow Be As Good As Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon?

    Tyler Glasnow is now 6' 8", 220 pounds and hits 96 MPH with his fastball. The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent about $9.5 M from 2008-2012 on middle round prep pitchers. The majority of them have been the same: tall, skinny pitchers with fastballs in the 88-92 MPH range, and hopes that those...

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