Tag: Brent Gibbs

Minor League Catcher Brent Gibbs Retires

Pirates Prospects has learned that catcher Brent Gibbs, who was drafted in the seventh round of the 2016 draft, has retired. This news comes just three days after 2017 32nd round pick Hector Quinones retired. Gibbs was on the disabled list due to a knee surgery, which occurred back in early March. He was activated […]
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Checking on the Progress of Some Recent Pirates Top 10 Draft...

Though the West Virginia Power lineup seemed to lack talent when the 2017 season opened, a few top picks from the 2016 draft found their way onto the Low-A roster. The 7-10 picks have been mainstays on the team since Brent Gibbs was called up to the club from Extended Spring Training on May 14. Gibbs […]
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Pirate City Notes: Kingham, Marte, Jhang, Barnes, Cumpton, Valerio and Much...

Monday was a busy day for players rehabbing in Extended Spring Training at Pirate City, with good news for some of the top prospects down there and some bad news for other players. Nick Kingham continues his return from his Spring Training ankle injury that shut him down for a brief time late in March. […]
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Pirate City Notes: A Pair of 2016 Draft Picks Looking...

Bradenton, Fla. — A couple of the Pirates’ early 2016 draft picks, fifth-rounder Blake Cederlind and seventh-rounder Brent Gibbs, had their first pro seasons cut short by injuries.  Cederlind, a right-handed pitcher, and Gibbs, a catcher, both were drafted out of junior college and went to Bristol after signing.  Cederlind got into only 17.1 innings […]
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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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Morning Report: Bristol Hitters Struggled Through the First Half of Their...

The Bristol offense this year has been disturbingly bad through the first half of the Appalachian League season. The pitching isn’t much better with a 4.77 ERA that ranks next to last, but the offense has a .649 OPS, which is 43 points behind the second worst team in the league. That is despite Victor […]
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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...

Seventh Round: Pirates Draft Catcher Brent Gibbs

The Pittsburgh Pirates have drafted catcher Brent Gibbs in the seventh round of the 2016 draft. Gibbs is a strong defensive catcher with a commitment to USC....

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