Mark Appel made his 2013 debut on Friday against Austin Kubitza -- who, like Appel, didn't sign with the Pirates. Image Courtesy: Pittsburgh Pirates

Friday night saw the 2013 college season debut of a former Pittsburgh Pirates draft pick. This pick is a pitcher, and passed on signing with the Pirates over money. He held to his high asking price, and when the Pirates decided they couldn't meet that price they moved on to some later round players. The pitcher decided to try his luck again in the 2013 draft, hoping to get the money that he couldn't get the first time around.

If you think I'm talking about Mark Appel, you're wrong. Well, technically you're right. That's what happened with Appel. But in this case I'm talking about Austin Kubitza.

Kubitza was drafted in the seventh roun...

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