Tag: Erich Weiss

2016 Altoona Curve Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

In 2015, the Curve were probably the most interesting and talent-packed team within the minor league system to begin the year. Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell headlined the 2015 Curve roster; however, the team was fortunate enough to see breakout seasons from the likes of Max Moroff, Adam Frazier, and Dan Gamache in the field, […]
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Pirates Notes: Juan Nicasio Looks Like He Belongs in the Pirates...

BRADENTON, Fla. – Juan Nicasio threw six innings at Pirate City today, giving up one run on eight hits, with two walks and five strikeouts in the Triple-A game against Toronto. The hit count was high, but a few hits and walks came after Nicasio got three quick outs and had his innings extended to […]
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Morning Report: Last Day of the Minor League Regular Season

The minor league regular season ends this afternoon with the final four games all starting at the same time the Pirates start their game against the Cincinnati Reds. The Altoona Curve clinched their postseason spot with a win on Sunday night. Morgantown has a chance to get their spot today, or they can lose it […]
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Meadows and Weiss Named to FSL All-Star Team

The Florida State League named their End-of-Season All-Stars on Thursday afternoon and two players from the Bradenton Marauders were named to the team. Center fielder Austin Meadows and second baseman Erich Weiss were both recognized for their play during the 2015 season. Both players have already been promoted to Altoona, with Meadows collecting two hits […]
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Minor Moves: Dan Gamache Promoted to Indianapolis, Erich Weiss to Altoona

The Pirates have promoted infielder Dan Gamache to Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates Prospects has learned through sources with knowledge of the move. In 74 games this year at Altoona, Gamache hit .335 with an .835 OPS. Gamache was about 20 at-bats short of qualifying for the Eastern League leaders; however, he is second in the league in […]
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Morning Report: The Two Sides of Lefty Vs Lefty Match-Ups in...

The Bradenton Marauders have seen two left-handed batters in their lineup show strong improvements against left-handed pitchers, while another has been having a tough time against southpaws the last two years. For the struggling player, the results have really gone downhill. This season, Austin Meadows is hitting .299/.358/.381 in 97 at-bats against left-handed pitching. Those […]
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Morning Report: Don’t Overlook the 11th Round Pick Today

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some draft picks on Tuesday that look like they will be players that sign for under their slot amount. In the last few drafts, that has allowed the team to go over slot for picks after the tenth round. For those unfamiliar with the draft rules, every pick after the tenth […]
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Prospect Watch: Harold Ramirez Resumes Amazing Hitting Streak From 2014

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the […]
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Top Performers: Max Moroff Has Some Impressive Active Hitting Streaks

[tps_header]Each week we take a look back at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league system from the previous week, highlighting the pitchers with the best Game Scores and the hitters with the most runs created. Below are the top five pitchers and hitters from last week, including stats and notes on each […]
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Prospect Watch: Elias Diaz Breaks Slump, Weiss and Espinal Key Bradenton...

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the […]
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