Tag: Connor Joe

Pittsburgh Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez from Braves for Connor Joe

According to Mark Bowman, who covers the Atlanta Braves for MLB.com, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired infielder Sean Rodriguez from the Braves for a catching prospect. David O’Brien, who also covers the Braves, reports that the prospect is actually a 1B/OF. What we do know is that Rodriguez is signed this season and next for […]
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Minor Moves: Altoona’s Roster Goes Through Wholesale Changes

When we announced the shuffling of shortstops last night, we knew there had to be other moves coming up today. Kevin Newman, Cole Tucker and Stephen Alemais all moved up a level. Those moves meant that Indianapolis had to clear two roster spots. One for Newman and one for Phil Gosselin, who was sent down […]
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Morning Report: Checking the Progress of Last Year’s AFL Participants

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent seven players to the Arizona Fall League last year. That’s an average amount of players, although there weren’t any highly rated prospects in the group. From our 2017 Prospect Guide, Edgar Santana was the highest rated player at #18 in the system and his AFL performance helped him climb a few […]
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An Up and Down 2017 Season For Connor Joe

ALTOONA, Pa. – A trip to the disabled list with a dislocated middle finger put a pause on Connor Joe’s 2017 campaign; however, after slashing .161/.280/.210 in 20 games, the month of June hadn’t necessarily gone exactly as planned for Joe anyways. That hasn’t stopped the Pirates’ 29th ranked prospect from remaining positive and taking […]
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Injury Updates: Meadows Takes Swings, Waddell Throws Again, Altoona Updates

BRADENTON, Fla. – Earlier this week I provided an update on Austin Meadows and his recovery from his latest hamstring injury. Today at Pirate City, Meadows took swings in the batting cages. This was the third day that Meadows has been hitting, as he continues his rehab work. I wasn’t sure when watching Meadows how […]
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Minor Moves: Jordan Luplow and Logan Hill Promoted; Connor Joe to...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made some transactions in the minors to fill the loss of Jason Rogers, who signed to play in Japan on Thursday night. Jordan Luplow has been promoted to Indianapolis and¬†Logan Hill will be going to the Altoona Curve. They are tied for the system lead with 16 homers each. Luplow hit […]
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The Twenty: Austin Meadows and Nick Kingham Lead a Quiet Week...

Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while I provided additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Indianapolis and Altoona this week. We also had live coverage of Altoona and Bradenton in the past week. All of these reports are combined and used each week to highlight the top […]
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The Twenty: Strong Week for Pitching and Hitting in Indianapolis

Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while I provided additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Indianapolis, Altoona and West Virginia this week. We also had live coverage of Indianapolis and Altoona in the past week. All of these reports are combined and used each week to highlight […]
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The Twenty: Bradenton’s Young Pitching Staff Leads the Way This Week

Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while I provided additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Indianapolis, Altoona and West Virginia this week. We also had live coverage of Altoona and West Virginia in the past week. All of these reports are combined and used each week to […]
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Previewing the 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Breakout Prospects

Prospect rankings and evaluations are always a snapshot in time. They are always changing, and while most changes are subtle in the short-term, there is always the opportunity for big changes in a short period of time. Seeing sudden, rapid changes is only natural when you are dealing with young baseball players mostly in the […]
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