Tag: Austin Meadows

The 21: Calvin Mitchell’s Hitting Highlights Last Week’s Action

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers until last year when we changed it to The Twenty. The […]
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Austin Meadows Leads a Group of Indianapolis Prospects Who Could Reach...

The Pirates have seen a lot of players making the jump from Indianapolis over the last few seasons. That trend should continue this year, with at least 15 players on the Opening Day 25-man roster looking possible for a callup at some point this year. That doesn’t include Mitch Keller, who should be with Indianapolis […]
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Williams: The Pirates Have a Lot of Prospect Depth in Indianapolis...

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pirates aren’t exactly rebuilding this year in the true sense of the word. It’s easy to call what they’re doing a “rebuild”, but a better description might be a “retooling” of their roster. They traded away Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole, but the rest of their roster from last year remains […]
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Prospect Notebook: Shane Baz Encouraged By Changeup; Videos of Hinsz, Meadows,...

BRADENTON, Fla. – Shane Baz will start his 2018 season in extended Spring Training, with a shot at reaching West Virginia by the end of April or early May. He’s still making starts with the A-ball teams, although his innings workload will be restricted early in the year. Baz pitched two innings yesterday against the […]
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Pirates Cut Eight Players, Including Meadows, Tucker and Holmes

The Pittsburgh Pirates made their second round of Spring Training cuts on Monday morning, trimming the roster by eight players. Austin Meadows, Clay Holmes and Jack Leathersich were all optioned to Indianapolis. Cole Tucker, Bryan Reynolds, Jason Martin, Damien Magnifico and Christian Kelley were all reassigned to minor league camp. There are now 53 players […]
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Austin Meadows Was Expected to Be a Starter By Now, But...

BRADENTON, Fla. – If one thing has been apparent with the recent roster moves by the Pirates, it’s that they aren’t relying solely on Austin Meadows. The organization definitely hasn’t given up on him. There will be a spot for him when he’s ready. But they’re not leaving that spot open until then. The Pirates […]
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Austin Meadows and Lolo Sanchez Rank Among the Top Center Field...

Baseball America continued their rankings of the top prospects at each position on Wednesday morning with center fielders taking the center stage. It’s a very deep position, with the top 15 players on the list all making BA’s top 100 prospects list. They also note the solid talent that was just outside of their top […]
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Fangraphs Has Five Pittsburgh Pirates Among Their Top 100 Prospects

Fangraphs released their list of the top 100 prospects and they have some major differences from the other top 100 lists that have been posted this off-season. This is the first list to have five Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s also the first list that has included Cole Tucker and Colin Moran. As with every other list, […]
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Three Pittsburgh Pirates Among Top 101 Prospects for Baseball Prospectus

Baseball Prospectus posted their list of the top 101 prospects on Monday morning and they included three Pittsburgh Pirates. Below you will find the results from prior lists to see an average ranking for these players. BP has Mitch Keller ranked as the 16th best prospect in baseball. They followed that up with Austin Meadows […]
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Mitch Keller Leads the Way on the Cover of the 2018...

If the Pirates are going to return to being contenders in the next few years, they will need help from the prospects in the...

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