Tag: Jake Burnette

Minor Moves: Pirates Cut Eight Minor League Pitchers, Three Other Players...

The Pittsburgh Pirates cut eight pitchers from minor league camp on Tuesday afternoon. There are also two retirement announcements from over the off-season, plus a recent retirement from minor league camp. All three retired players were signed in 2016, two as draft picks. The two biggest names among the players cut today would be Jake […]
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Prospect Watch: Strong Pitching By Dodson, Sadler, Aquino, and Burnette

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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West Virginia Seeing Strong Play From Tucker, Reyes, and Simpson

West Virginia took two out of three on the road from Hagerstown. The series included the completion of a game suspended two weeks ago, along with a rain out of a regularly scheduled game. Much of the interest with this year’s edition of the Power lies with the hitters rather than the pitchers. The Pirates […]
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Morning Report: Opening Day in the Minors

Today is Opening Day for the minor league season and it marks the return of the Morning Report. Late last season, we started up the Morning Report in place of the daily Minor League Schedule article and the Prospect Highlights, combining the two into one article and adding a lot more. Today we will just […]
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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 Pittsburgh Pirates draft class, going in the seventh round and receiving a $550,000 bonus to break his commitment to Georgia Tech. That was the fifth biggest bonus in the draft for […]
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Minor League Schedule: Luis Heredia Has More Success At Home

Today's Starters: John Kuchno, Luis Heredia, Austin Coley, Hector Garcia, Jake Burnette
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Top 10 Pitchers: Sampson, Cumpton, Glasnow, and a Pitcher You Should...

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten scores are highlighted in the write-up below. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is […]
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Minor League Schedule: Glasnow and Creasy Go For Bradenton Tonight

Today's Starters: Brandon Cumpton, Orlando Castro, Jason Creasy, Tyler Glasnow, Luis Heredia, Marek Minarik, Dario Agrazal Jr., Jake Burnette
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Minor League Schedule: Two Doubleheaders Slated For Saturday Night

Today's Starters: Jhonathan Ramos, Adrian Sampson, Joely Rodriguez, Shane Carle, Buddy Borden, Tyler Eppler, Jake Burnette
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Prospect Watch: Rehab is the Theme For Monday’s Minor League Games

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 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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