Tag: Hunter Owen

Four Pirates Make Baseball America’s Best Minor League Tools Article

On Wednesday, Baseball America posted their article on the best tools around the minors. The Pittsburgh Pirates had some representation on the lists, which are voted on by minor league managers. Mitch Keller was named as the best pitching prospect in the International League and his curve was voted as the best breaking ball. For […]
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Minor Moves: Hunter Owen Returns from Injured List; John O’Reilly Promoted...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some minor league moves today, so we will go over them here and add any others if something comes up later on. Hunter Owen was activated from the injured list in Indianapolis. He has been out since June 24th when he took a hit-by-pitch on his hand. Owen was tearing up […]
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Minor Moves: Oneil Cruz Returns to Bradenton; Hunter Owen Placed on...

The Pittsburgh Pirates moved shortstop Oneil Cruz back to Bradenton on Sunday after three games in the Gulf Coast League on rehab. Cruz is in today’s lineup. He went 6-for-10 with a double, walk and a stolen base in his three GCL games, playing 21 innings at shortstop without an error. He had been out […]
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Hunter Owen Promoted to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted third baseman Hunter Owen to Indianapolis. The 25-year-old Owen is hitting .298/.372/.570 in 67 games this season. Owen was a 25th round pick in 2016. The Pirates had him moving around defensively his first year, but he has mostly been at third base over the last three seasons, with some […]
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The 21: Pedro Vasquez is on a Hot Streak

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Hunter Owen is the Pirates Prospects Player of the Month for...

The Pirates might be starting to see their new strategy toward hitting for power translating over to the minors, at least if the April player of the month race is any indication. The top contenders all had strong power production, fueling good offensive numbers, which made this a close race. In the end, Hunter Owen […]
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Hunter Owen Named Eastern League Player of the Week; Altoona Gears...

The Eastern League has named Altoona Curve third baseman Hunter Owen as their Player of the Week for April 22-28. Owen hit .417/.440/1.000 in 25 plate appearances last week. He hit three doubles, a triple, three homers, drove in six runs and scored seven times. His strong week earned him a place in our top […]
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The 21: Mason Martin Powers His Way to Player of the...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Bradenton Top Ten: A List Highlighted by Two Potential Breakout Hitters...

We posted the season recap for the 2018 Bradenton Marauders yesterday. Today we look at the top ten prospects from the team. For each of the first five top ten lists (see links below) we used the mid-season prospect guide for the rankings and we continue doing that with this list. Seven players for Bradenton made our mid-season […]
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Jose Osuna, Eduardo Vera and Hunter Owen Take Home Weekly Awards

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a strong week in the minors, as highlighted in our top performers article this morning. Minor League Baseball handed out their weekly awards and three Pirates are among the players honored. Jose Osuna is the International League Player of the Week. He had a total of 11 hits, including three homers […]
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