All posts tagged "Zack Von Rosenberg"

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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....

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    Daily Prospect Profile: Zack Von Rosenberg

    Von Rosenberg has put up two strong outings in a row. One of the bigger disappointments in the minors this year has been Zack Von Rosenberg, and his struggles in his first year in full season ball.  Von Rosenberg is way too young to assume his poor numbers represent anything more than...

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    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.

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    Von Rosenberg Exits Early in 12-5 Loss

    Von Rosenberg left early tonight. I stayed around an extra day to see Zack Von Rosenberg pitch.  I also found out yesterday that I'd be seeing Brooks Pounders at some point today.  Neither plan worked out.  Von Rosenberg lasted less than an inning, allowing seven runs in 0.2 innings.  That brought Pounders...

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    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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    Interview with Jeff Johnson

    Jeff Johnson is in charge of a lot of highly touted prep pitchers this year. The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent a lot of money and high draft picks the last few years on pitching, especially young prep pitchers.  A lot of those prep pitchers are pitching in West Virginia this year, giving...

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    Pirates Prospects on Extra Innings: 4/15

    Yesterday I recorded two segments with David Todd of Extra Innings on 104.7 FM.  The first interview is scheduled to run tonight on the post game show, and again on Sunday night.  You can listen to a live stream here. We discussed some of the early results of the minor league season,...

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    The Progress of the Prep Players

    Let's take a look at two prep players from the 2008 draft: Career Numbers Player A - 4.95 ERA in 132.2 career innings.  5.8 K/9, 3.2 BB/9, 0.5 HR/9 ratios. Player B - 4.14 ERA in 215.1 career innings.  6.6 K/9, 2.8 BB/9, 0.5 HR/9 ratios. 2011 Numbers Player A - 27.00...

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    2011 West Virginia Power Roster Announced

    Curry will be the starting first baseman in West Virginia. The West Virginia Power have announced their Opening Day roster for the 2011 season, via a team press release.  The players who will be at the level are as follows: Catchers: Elias Diaz, Kawika Emsley-Pai, Jairo Marquez Infielders: Eric Avila, Matt Curry,...

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