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A Tale of Projectability

We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he...

Gerrit Cole Tracker

GERRIT COLE SP, UCLA Age: 20 Born: September 8, 1990 Height: 6' 4" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right Class: Junior Level: NCAA Advisor: Scott Boras Links: All Gerrit Cole Posts SCOUTING REPORT Cole was a former first...

Matt Purke Tracker

MATT PURKE SP, Texas Christian University Age: 20 Born: July 17, 1990 Height: 6' 3" Weight: 175 Bats: Left Throws: Left Class: Sophomore Level: NCAA Advisor: Peter Vescovo Links: All Matt Purke Posts SCOUTING REPORT Purke was selected...

2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #1 – Jameson Taillon

The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and...

Pirates Sign Cuban Pitcher Cesar Lopez for $600 K

Ben Badler of Baseball America reports on a signing from back in September that hasn't been announced yet.  The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms...

Tyler Waldron Video Recap

Tyler Waldron was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 5th round of the 2010 draft, signing for a slot-level price of $173,500.  He...

2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #4 – Stetson Allie

The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and...

2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #5 – Luis Heredia

The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and...

2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #6 – Bryan Morris

The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and...

Interview with Phillip Irwin

The Pirates drafted Phillip Irwin in the 21st round of the 2009 draft out of Mississippi.  Irwin signed quickly, and pitched in 29.2 innings...
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