Tag: Casey Gillaspie

Final Mock Drafts From Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo Have Contrasting...

On MLB.com, Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis released their final mock drafts on Thursday, just hours before the draft starts. They have the Pittsburgh Pirates going in totally different directions, though the picks are ones we have heard before. Mayo has the Pirates going with Casey Gillaspie, a power-hitting first baseman from Wichita State. Gillaspie […]
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Week In Review: 2014 Draft, Impact of Bryan Morris Trade

The big news this week happened right at the end, the Bryan Morris trade to the Miami Marlins. That deal gave the Pittsburgh Pirates an extra draft pick at the top of the draft. That also meant more money for their draft pool and a chance to add an impact player to an already deep […]
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Second Mock Draft From Jonathan Mayo Has College First Baseman For...

Jonathan Mayo released his second mock draft on Friday and he still believes that the Pittsburgh Pirates will take Wichita State first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Mayo’s first mock draft was two weeks ago and at that time, Gillaspie was being mentioned often for the Pirates. That talk has died down a little until now. Gillaspie […]
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Third Mock Draft From Baseball America, Same as the First For...

Baseball America released their third mock draft on Friday morning and they have Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber going to the Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s a familiar name from BA, but not who they had in their last mock draft for the Pirates. They had prep outfielder Monte Harrison(see more below), who they now moved up to […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Keep an Eye on Kentucky’s A.J. Reed

Some draft news and notes, plus the Saturday round-up of the college bats mentioned in the first round. In his last regular season game, Casey Gillaspie went 2-for-3 with two walks and his 15th homer. The Wichita State first baseman has been mentioned often in the Pirates range, going to them in multiple mock drafts(see […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Updates For Players Linked to Pirates First Round...

The regular season is winding down in college baseball and it has wrapped up for many high school players. That means it is mock draft season, as we are less than three weeks away from the draft, which starts on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates will select 24th that day and three mock drafts(linked below) […]
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First Mock Draft From Jonathan Mayo Has a Familiar Name For...

It’s been a busy last two days for mock drafts and three of the bigger names that cover the draft have put their best guesses out there for all to see. Yesterday we saw the first mock draft from Keith Law and he had Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Beede dropping to the Pittsburgh Pirates.¬†Baseball America had […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie Homers Twice, Sean Newcomb Throws Two-Hitter

Just 33 days until Major League Baseball holds it’s amateur draft and the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection with the 24th overall pick. It’s Saturday, so we take a look at the weekend results from the top draft-eligible hitters in college baseball. If you missed it from yesterday, we covered the best starters in […]
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2014 Pirates Draft Prospects: Sean Newcomb, Casey Gillaspie, Spencer Adams, Braxton...

Every Thursday from now until the amateur draft on June 5th, we will preview four players that could be options for the Pittsburgh Pirates with their first round pick. The Pirates select 24th overall, so we will concentrate on players in that range. It’s been a busy start to this week, with updated rankings from […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie or Sean Newcomb?

Three new rankings have come out in the last couple days and they have the two players in the title in the 24th spot, right where the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first round selection in the upcoming amateur draft. The first one was mentioned here yesterday and it’s rankings, while the other two are new […]
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