Daily Archives: May 29, 2012

Prospect Watch: Strong Starts From Cole, Owens, Cumpton, Rowland

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...

Pirates Sign Pitcher Kenn Kasparek to Minor League Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed minor league pitcher Kenn Kasparek out of the Independent leagues, and have assigned him to the Bradenton Marauders. The...

Pirates Sign Minor Leaguer Nathan Kilcrease

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher Nathan Kilcrease as a minor league free agent, and assigned him to West Virginia today. The right-hander...

Mercer Joins the Pirates, But Barmes Still the Shortstop

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Infielder Jordy Mercer arrived to the clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon at PNC Park just an hour before the club was set...

Weekly Prospects Chat Transcript 5/29

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

Law’s Second Mock Draft Says Giolito is a Possibility

Keith Law released his second mock draft today for ESPN Insiders. With the eighth pick, he once again had Deven Marrero going to the...

Expectations Should Be Fluid

Many times in life, what we expect to happen does not come close to what actually happens.  We have to adjust our plans accordingly...

Jordy Mercer Recalled from Triple-A; Navarro Optioned

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted infielder Jordy Mercer to the Majors on Tuesday. In order to make room for Mercer on the...

Young Bucs Leading the Leagues

Here are some stats involving some of the young prospects in the system and where the currently are ranked in each of their leagues....

Neil Walker’s disappearing power

On May 20, 2011, Neil Walker was hitting .288/.361/.466 and was in the midst of an encouraging sequel to his strong rookie season of...
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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...