Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

Starling Marte: Bruised But Not Broken

Pittsburgh Pirates outfield prospect Starling Marte, who was hit on the hand by a pitch in the 2nd inning of last night's game, has...

Prospect Watch: Mercer On a Hot Streak, Garcia Hits Sixth Homer

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 10 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the...

Could the Pirates Still Get a Comp Pick For Derrek Lee?

Over the off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered Derrek Lee arbitration, only to see the first baseman turn down the offer, which would have guaranteed...

Mike Sandlock Interview: Part Two

Part one of this interview can be read here. Mike Sandlock joined the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League in 1949, spending four seasons...

Draft Street FREE Fantasy Contest is BACK! $250 in Cash Prizes!

A few weeks ago we held the first Draft Street free roll, giving you a chance to win part of a $200 prize pool,...

Phil Irwin Promoted to Altoona

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted pitchers Phil Irwin and Josh Poytress from Bradenton to Altoona. Irwin's promotion is expected. He returned to Bradenton over...

Weekly Prospects Chat Transcript 5/7

Below is the transcript for this week’s prospects chat.

Save $6 On the Pirates Prospects Books This Week

It's Monday, which means there's a new discount code for the Pirates Prospects books. The minor league system hit 12 home runs last week....

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Staff Racking Up Punchouts

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a pitch to contact staff during the 2011 season. That however, has changed so far in 2012. Out of all...

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/7

STATS Mark Appel - 7.0 IP, 9 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 0 HR, W (7-1) Kevin Gausman - 7.2 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0...
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Site Updates: Showing Appreciation For Teachers This Week

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...