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Pirates Release Eight Minor Leaguers

The Pittsburgh Pirates released another group of minor league players on Wednesday morning. They are right-handed pitchers Mike Wallace, Deivy Mendez and Dylan Prohoroff, lefty Jordan Jess, outfielders John Lantigua, Emison Soto, infielder Steven Kraft and 1B/C Mikell Granberry. Prohoroff was the eighth round pick in 2016. He was injured for most of 2018, while […]
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Checking on the Progress of Some Recent Pirates Top 10 Draft...

Though the West Virginia Power lineup seemed to lack talent when the 2017 season opened, a few top picks from the 2016 draft found their way onto the Low-A roster. The 7-10 picks have been mainstays on the team since Brent Gibbs was called up to the club from Extended Spring Training on May 14. Gibbs […]
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The West Virginia Power Top 10 Shows a Rare Down Year...

West Virginia has been the home of the breakout prospect the last few years. They had Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson in 2012 and Tyler Glasnow in 2013. They had smaller scale breakouts like JaCoby Jones and Yeudy Garcia after that, then returned to the big impact breakout guy with Mitch Keller last year. This […]
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Instruct Report: Getting a Look at the Younger Pirates Pitching Prospects

BRADENTON, Fla. – Wednesday was a good day to see younger pitchers at Pirate City. It’s hard to get a strong impression beyond velocity, because pitchers are going just one to two innings, and most of them are throwing mostly or all fastballs. Even the velocity readings may be misleading due to various developmental factors. That […]
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Instructs Notes: First Look at a Hard Throwing Pirates 2016 Draft...

BRADENTON, Fla. – I’ve been under the weather this weekend, which means I didn’t get a chance to go to instructs yesterday, and I’m just now getting to my notes from Friday morning. There wasn’t a lot of action, but I did get my first look at two of the 2016 draft picks, and another […]
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Pirates Eighth Round Pick Dylan Prohoroff and Extreme Head Whacking

MORGANTOWN, WV – I got my first look at eighth round pick Dylan Prohoroff last week while I was in Morgantown, looking forward to seeing a hard throwing reliever with control problems. After just one pitch, I saw the source of the control problems. I also suddenly had neck pain from watching Prohoroff pitch. Prohoroff […]
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2016 West Virginia Black Bears Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

The West Virginia Black Bears (referred to from here on out as Morgantown, to avoid confusion with the West Virginia Power) began their 2016 season last night. This year’s team features the top college draft picks from the 2016 draft, along with the top players coming up from the short-season leagues last year. The two […]
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Pirates Sign Blake Cederlind, Cam Vieaux, Brent Gibbs, Clark Eagan and...

According to Jonathan Mayo, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to sign fifth round pick Blake Cederlind for $285,000, which is $33,800 under his slot...

Eighth Round: Pirates Draft RHP Dylan Prohoroff

The Pittsburgh Pirates have drafted right-handed pitcher Dylan Prohoroff out of Cal St Fullerton in the eighth round of the 2016 draft. He is...

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