All posts tagged "Zack Von Rosenberg"

  • 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: ZVR Hit Hard, Latimore Hoping For Walks

    For the first half of the 2011 season, Zack Von Rosenberg was hit hard in West Virginia. The 2009 6th round draft pick turned things around in the second half, mostly focusing on pitching off his curveball, setting up more favorable counts to boost his confidence when it came time to throw...

  • Analysis
    (Video) Zack Von Rosenberg Web Gem

    Here is a web gem by Zack Von Rosenberg from this afternoon's intrasquad game at Pirate City. ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily...

  • Analysis
    Yesterday’s Results: Zack Von Rosenberg and Quinton Miller

    Zack Von Rosenberg and Quinton Miller started games on the road yesterday against the Yankees' A-ball teams. The results for the two pitchers were mixed. Von Rosenberg was hit around, giving up five earned runs in 3.2 innings, while walking one and striking out three. He was throwing his fastball 86-89 MPH....

  • Top Stories
    Three Stories of Stats and Fastball Command

    Fastball command has kind of taken on a life of its own in Pittsburgh.  The Pirates stress fastball command in the minors, especially at the lower levels when players are just getting in to the system.  The approach is aimed so that players get to the point where they can locate the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Zack Von Rosenberg, West Virginia Lose No Hitter in 9th

    The West Virginia Power came one out away from their second no hitter in franchise history, when Zack Von Rosenberg and Zac Fuesser took a no hitter in to the ninth inning against the Delmarva Shorebirds.  Von Rosenberg led the outing with his best start of the year, throwing six perfect innings...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Power Player Reports 8/27/11

    Reports on Zack Von Rosenberg, Drew Maggi, Brooks Pounders, Elias Diaz, and Andy Vasquez.

  • 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...

  • Top Stories
    After the Draft: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects

    Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates made two big splashes, adding right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Josh Bell to the system before the draft signing deadline.  The addition of Cole was expected, although many felt that Bell was an impossible sign.  I already have talked about how the additions could possibly...

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