Tag: Brett Pope

The 21: Ben Bengtson Wins a Very Close Race for Player...

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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Known for His Strong Defense, Brett Pope Hopes to Adjust on...

During the 2017 amateur draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates went on a run of selecting college shortstops, picking them in four consecutive rounds. Two of those draft picks went to the Bristol Pirates and two went to Morgantown. The 21st round pick was Robbie Glendinning, who made 15 starts at shortstop for Morgantown. Nick Valaika, the […]
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Morning Report: The Toughest Players in the System to Strike Out

Each year in the Morning Report, I look at the toughest hitters to strike out in the system. Jin-De Jhang and Carlos Munoz have been a perennial members of the list and this year is no different for either of them. So we will start with those two players. Munoz strikes out about once every […]
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Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Eight More Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed five draft picks on Wednesday and there could be more names on the way tonight or tomorrow. As for right now, we can confirm that the following players signed their contracts today: 11th round. Alex Manasa 21. Robbie Glendinning 22. Brett Pope 23. Ben Bengtson 28. Matt Seelinger All except Seelinger […]
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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...