All posts tagged "Zack Dodson"

  • Season Previews
    2012 West Virginia Power Season Preview

    The 2012 West Virginia Power will feature one of the most interesting teams to watch in the Pittsburgh Pirates' minor league system this year, with a lot of high upside prospects at the level. The team will open with three top ten prospects in Josh Bell, Stetson Allie, and Nick Kingham. High...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Reviewing the Progress of the 2009 Prep Pitchers

    My process for evaluating players out of high school is simple. I don't really start grading players heavily until what would have been their junior year of college. There are exceptions to this rule, such as the obvious highly touted Jameson Taillon and Josh Bell type players. But for the most part,...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Cole Goes Four Strong Against Yankees

    Gerrit Cole took the mound at Pirate City today for a start against the New York Yankees' A-ball team. Cole made his last start against the Yankees' Double-A team earlier in the week. The outing for the 2011 first overall pick was a strong one. Cole went four innings, allowing one run...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Prospect Notebook: Strong Outings for Dodson, Fuesser

    Zack Dodson threw three shutout innings today. The A-ball games at Pirate City today featured two left-handers who put up strong numbers in A-ball last year. Zack Dodson and Zac Fuesser took the mound on opposite fields, taking on the New York Yankees' A-ball teams. Both southpaws threw three innings, and the...

  • Analysis
    Keith Law’s Top 10 Pirates Prospects

    Law has Zack Dodson rated higher than any other outlet. Along with his top 100 prospect list, Keith Law has released his top ten prospects for each team. The list for the Pittsburgh Pirates starts out in the exact order as order in the top 100 list. Gerrit Cole comes in first,...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Power Player Reports 8/26/11

    West Virginia beat Lexington 7-5 tonight, thanks to a big four run fifth inning.  Zack Dodson made the start, and was followed up by Orlando Castro and Casey Sadler.  Here are my notes from the game. Zack Dodson Dodson threw four innings tonight, giving up three runs on four hits, with a...

  • Top Stories
    Developing Pitchers, Not Throwers

    It seems like every night when I write up the daily minor league schedule I am writing about a great walk to strikeout ratio with at least one of the Pirates pitching prospects. The system is filled with guys who have a 3:1 SO/BB ratio yet the strikeout totals for the most...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Zack Dodson

    The 2011 season hasn't been the best year for some of the pitchers taken in the 2009 draft class.  Sixth round pick Zack Von Rosenberg, who signed for $1.2 M, has a 6.58 ERA in 94.1 innings this year, and has been hit hard pretty consistently.  Seventh round pick Trent Stevenson, who...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Starting Pitchers

    The first in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Starting Pitcher prospects in the full-season leagues.

  • Analysis
    The View From the Booth: Joe Putnam

    Starting this month, Pirates Prospects will be introducing a new feature to the site called "The View From the Booth".  On the fourth Monday of every month, we will interview a different broadcaster from one of the minor league affiliates, getting their opinion on how the team they follow looks, as well...

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