Counting down the top prospects

Over the last week I’ve been working on my year end list of the top prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates system. I started with a list of about 90 prospects in the Pirates’ system. I had about 20 names that I knew I would have on the top 30 list no matter what. I cut the list down to 50 players, which meant I needed to select ten players from the remaining 30 guys I had left. After settling on my top 30, I looked at the 20...

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World Cup Update 9/16

The Winter League Tracker has been updated with the World Cup stats from the last two days. The breakdown: -Brad Lincoln pitched 7.1 innings yesterday for Team USA, allowing one run on six hits, with no walks and five strikeouts, getting the win. Pedro Alvarez went 1 for 3 in the same game. -Dustin Molleken pitched 0.2 shutout innings for Canada today, allowing one hit, the first base runner he’s allowed over 3.2 innings and...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/9/09

Lynchburg Hillcats vs Wilmington Blue Rocks The Lynchburg Hillcats lost the first game of their best of five series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks, losing by a score of 7-1. Justin Wilson had a strong start, but ran in to trouble, giving up four runs in the second inning. Three of those runs were unearned, thanks to errors from Jordy Mercer and Alex Presley. Overall, Wilson went five innings, allowing four runs (one earned) on six...

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2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Winter League Tracker

Click on a player’s name to go to their profile page. You may have to refresh the page to get the latest...

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