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Draft Prospect Watch: Not Many College Bats Available Where the Pirates...

Today we take a look at some links and notes from this week. The draft isn’t that far away now, with the college season more than halfway over, we are starting to get a better sense of who will be available in the Pirates’ range. You can find the draft slot values for each pick here, covering […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Another Top Pitcher Goes Down With Tommy John...

Today we take a look at action from early in the week, plus some draft news and notes below. The draft begins on June 8th and the Pittsburgh Pirates have the 19th and 32nd overall picks. The Pirates will have the 11th highest draft bonus pool. Another top pitcher will undergo Tommy John surgery, as Duke’s […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Arizona Has a Double Play Combo Worth Following

Today, we take a look at draft links and notes from the first few days of this week, another starting pitcher goes down with an injury and an interesting match-up in Florida. The draft begins on June 8th and the Pittsburgh Pirates have the 19th and 32nd overall picks. The Pirates will have the 11th highest […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Stewart Homers Twice, Another Kingham to Watch in...

Yesterday, we took a look at the starts this weekend from the top draft-eligible college pitchers. Today we focus on the best bats from around college in this draft class. If you missed it from Saturday morning, it was all about high school players and there were some strong pitching performances. The draft begins on June […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Jackson McClelland Making Waves at Pepperdine

We wrap up the weekend of college baseball today, while also taking a look at the progress of some recent Pirates draft picks that didn’t sign. Yesterday, we took a look at the first two days of the week from some of the best hitters, plus covered some pitchers, including seven no-hit innings from Ketucky’s […]
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Prospect Highlights: First Look at Four More New Pirates Draft Picks

All three days of the draft are finally in the books and the Pittsburgh Pirates selected 42 players total. It’s highly unlikely they sign them all, even with the large amount of college seniors picked on Saturday. Until the signing deadline passes though, we will still keep tabs on all of them. After the first […]
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Rounds 36-40: Should MLB Shorten the Draft to 30 Rounds?

The MLB draft was reduced from 50 rounds to 40 rounds with the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. That was a good move, as nothing significant really happened after round 40. Usually the only players who signed were college seniors, who could just sign as non-drafted free agents after the draft. College juniors usually went back […]
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