Tag: Gage Hinsz

Even With the New Draft Rules, the Pirates Are Still Loading...

From 2008-2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of resources on projectable pitchers out of high school. So far, this approach has led to...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Top Prospects: #16 – Gage Hinsz

The Pirates Prospects 2015 Prospect Guide is now on sale. The book features prospect reports on everyone in the system, the 2015 top 50 prospects,...

Gage Hinsz Named Top Late-Round Draft Pick By Baseball America

When the Pittsburgh Pirates took right-handed pitcher Gage Hinsz in the 11th round, there were no guarantees they would sign him. The 18-year-old was...

Morning Report: The Top Prospects That Didn’t Make the Cut

Yesterday, we posted the GCL season recap and top ten list. That was the last of eight season recaps and top ten prospect lists,...

Morning Report: Pirates Having Trouble Finding Late Round Draft Talent

The current front office of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been together for seven drafts now. That first draft in 2008 has produced seven players...

Morning Report: More Than Just a Cool Name, DuRapau Can...

Every year, MiLB.com has their Moniker Madness, which is going on right now. They pick out interesting names from around the minors and let...

Gage Hinsz Makes First Start as a Pro

On Wednesday in the Gulf Coast League, Gage Hinsz made his first start as a pro. The 11th round draft pick from this year,...

Morning Report: High-Priced Arm Has a Tough Debut

Down in the Gulf Coast League on Wednesday afternoon, 11th round draft pick Gage Hinsz quietly made his pro debut. He went 1.2 innings,...

Pirates Sign Gage Hinsz For $580,000

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher Gage Hinsz to an over-slot deal, according to Jim Callis. https://twitter.com/jimcallisMLB/status/485920567963295746 Hinsz was an 11th round pick out of...

First Pitch: Looking at the Remaining Pirates Over-Slot Draft Candidates

If there's one thing the new CBA got right, it's the process of signing draft picks. There are no more games, and no more...

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...