Tag: Blake Cederlind

Pirates Fifth Rounder Blake Cederlind is Throwing Again After Forearm Tightness

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pirates took a high upside arm in the fifth round this year, drafting hard throwing right-handed pitcher Blake Cederlind out of Merced College. The second year JuCo pitcher has the ability to sit 92-95 MPH, touching 97. He does have control issues, and lacks good secondary stuff, making him a high risk […]
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Two Early Round 2016 Draft Picks Out For the Rest of...

BRISTOL, VA – The Bristol Pirates are playing a bit short-handed lately, losing a few of their highest draft picks and best performers in the last few weeks. They’ve seen fifth round pick Blake Cederlind, seventh round pick Brent Gibbs, and one of their top hitters Victor Fernandez go down with injuries recently. I talked […]
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Pirates Prospects 2016 Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects

At the start of the 2016 season, I wrote about “The Next Wave” — the group of prospects who would join the Pirates in 2016, helping to lead to their playoff push this year, while making them contenders for years to come. That group has already started to make their impact. Jameson Taillon and Adam […]
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2016 Bristol Pirates Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

The Pirates added an additional rookie level team in Bristol before the 2014 season, essentially replacing their second DSL team (which went away that year) and moving the extra team up a few levels. Bristol falls between the GCL and Morgantown on the talent scale. The average age is about half a year older in […]
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Pirates Sign Blake Cederlind, Cam Vieaux, Brent Gibbs, Clark Eagan and...

According to Jonathan Mayo, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to sign fifth round pick Blake Cederlind for $285,000, which is $33,800 under his slot amount. That money can be put towards other draft picks who require over-slot deals to sign. Cederlind is a right-handed pitcher who can hit 97 MPH with his fastball, working in […]
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Draft Rumors: Many of the Top Ten Picks Have Already Indicated...

Some rumors for the draft picks from the first two days. It appeared that the Pittsburgh Pirates saved some money on later picks, which either tells you that they were making room to sign the prep pitchers taken in the first four rounds, or that they intend to go over slot for some players they […]
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Fifth Round: Pirates Draft RHP Blake Cederlind

The Pittsburgh Pirates have drafted Merced College right-handed pitcher Blake Cederlind in the fifth round of the 2016 draft. The 6′ 4″, 200 pound pitcher has a lot of velocity, sitting 92-95 MPH and touching 97. His curveball is a work in progress, and he also throws a changeup. He was drafted last year in the 22nd round, following a […]
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