Tag: Brian Sousa

Pirates Release Ten Minor League Pitchers

The Pittsburgh Pirates released ten minor league pitchers on Tuesday morning. According to the team press release, Wilmer Contreras, Sergio Cubilete, Bret Helton, Randy Jimenez,...

Winter Leagues: Elias Diaz Doesn’t Receive Permission to Play Winter Ball

In Venezuela on Thursday night, Jose Osuna went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. He has collected seven doubles and driven in 13...

Winter Leagues: Prospect Recaps from Games in Six Countries

In Puerto Rico, 19-year-old second baseman Rodolfo Castro played his third game of the winter and went 1-for-4 with a single. He is 5-for-13...

Winter Leagues: Gage Hinsz Continues His Winter Dominance with Six Shutout...

In Puerto Rico on Wednesday night, Gage Hinsz continued his brilliant comeback from open heart surgery back in May. He tossed six shutout innings...

Winter Leagues: Three More Hits for Jose Osuna; Strong Outing for...

In the Dominican on Thursday night, Erik Gonzalez was back at shortstop (he was the DH on Wednesday) and he went 0-for-4. That was...

Big Upside Prep Pitchers Highlight the 2016 GCL Pirates Top 10

The GCL Pirates featured a lot of pitching talent this year. The Pirates spent most of their 2016 draft funds on over-slot prep pitchers,...

Morning Report: Pirates Have Seen Struggles from Players Making the Jump...

Exactly one year ago, I mentioned that the players coming over from the Dominican Summer League were struggling with the jump to the United...

2016 GCL Pirates Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

Out of the three Pirates short-season affiliates, the GCL team easily has the most upside. A big reason for this is due to the...

2015 DSL Pirates: Twelve Players to Watch

In the past for the DSL prospect list, we have done the top ten prospects to watch. I planned to do it that way...

Morning Report: Two High-Profile Signings Experiencing Injury-Filled Seasons

There have been a couple DSL injuries of note this month, because both were six-figure signings in July of 2014 and both have already...

Site Updates

The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

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...