All posts tagged "Zack Von Rosenberg"

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    2012 West Virginia Power Season Preview

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    Reviewing the Progress of the 2009 Prep Pitchers

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    Prospect Notebook: ZVR Hit Hard, Latimore Hoping For Walks

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    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...

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

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    West Virginia Power Player Reports 8/27/11

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

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    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...

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    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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    Zack Von Rosenberg vs Colton Cain

    The 2009 draft saw two big bonuses awarded to high school pitchers by the Pittsburgh Pirates.  One bonus was for $1.2 M, going to sixth round pick Zack Von Rosenberg.  The other bonus was $1.15 M, going to 8th round pick Colton Cain.  The two pitchers are very different in many ways....

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    Young Prospects Require Patience

    I’ve always had a certain approach when it came to evaluating prospects out of high school.  Too often, you see them evaluated by fans with the same expectations you see given to college players.  If a prospect isn’t above the high-A level three years after he’s drafted, it’s seen as a disappointment....