Tag: Hayden Hurst

Morning Report: The Last Resort Position Switch

With the news on Wednesday that Hayden Hurst has retired, I thought it would be a good time to look at the recent history...

2012 Over-Slot Draft Pick Hayden Hurst Retires

First baseman Hayden Hurst has been placed on the Voluntarily Retired List by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was drafted in 2012, taken in the...

Minors Notes: An Over-Slot Prep Pitcher Showing Promise Now That He’s...

At the end of the 2014 season, things looked bad for right-handed pitcher Jake Burnette's future. He was a member of that strong 2011...

Morning Report: Checking the Progress of the 2012 Draft Class

Last week, we looked at the progress of the top international prospects from 2012 and how they were doing in the system two years...

Minor Moves: Pirates Going the Stetson Allie Route With Hayden Hurst

Over the last two days, Hayden Hurst has been playing as the designated hitter in the GCL. This is significant, as Hurst was drafted...

2013 GCL Pirates Season Preview

The GCL Pirates started their 2013 season today, losing 6-4 to the GCL Yankees. In the past we've had limited reports on the GCL...

Extended Spring Training Notes: Dodson, Hurst, Ramirez, Montilla

I was over at extended Spring Training this afternoon, where the Pirates were playing a game against the Phillies. Here are some observations from...

Prospect Notebook: Seeing Two Pitchers For the First Time; Brewer Hits...

Today I got to see two pitchers for the first time. For the last year I've seen Wei-Chung Wang walking around in a red...

Pirates Draft Signing Recap: Is the System to Blame For Appel...

The Pittsburgh Pirates are facing a problem that they haven't faced in the last several years: they were unable to reach a deal with...

Draft Signing Updates: Thomas, Hurst

Mark Appel didn't sign. Here's more news. **Fourth round pick Brandon Thomas also didn't sign. He will return to Georgia Tech for his senior year. **17th...

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Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...