Tag: Jason Creasy

Pittsburgh Pirates Release Jason Creasy and Justin Topa

Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates released minor league pitchers Jason Creasy and Justin Topa on Wednesday. Creasy was an eighth round draft pick in 2011, signing an over-slot deal ($250,000) out of high school. He was considered at top 50 prospect in the system at one point, but after a down year […]
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Morning Report: The Pirates Were Busy Shuffling Minor League Rosters on...

I originally didn’t have a subject for the Morning Report, but I wrote up two paragraphs early on Tuesday about pitcher Mike Wallace, who was promoted from Bristol to Morgantown. You can see that just below. We then got so ridiculously busy with news and four people providing coverage of games, that we strayed from […]
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Morning Report: Kingham Moving Up, Bristol Remaining Down

Some notes for a Tuesday morning. Promotions and returns for a few injured pitchers, as well as a quick look at the Players of the Week, and a comparison between the worst hitting teams in baseball. ** It appears that Nick Kingham will make his next start with Bradenton, as he continues his return from […]
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Jason Creasy Returns From Arm Injury With Better Velocity, New Curveball

MORGANTOWN, WV – At the start of the 2015 season, I saw right-handed pitcher Jason Creasy put up a strong start. He went five shutout innings, with two hits, three walks, and four strikeouts. It would go on to be one of his better starts of the year, and as I wrote after the outing, it […]
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Prospect Notes: Clay Holmes to Skip a Start

ALTOONA, PA – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Friday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Frank Duncan has been sent back to the Altoona Curve from Indianapolis, and right-handed pitcher David Whitehead had been assigned to the GCL Pirates. The latter move will only be one made on paper, as Whitehead will still get the start on Monday night […]
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Altoona Notes: Changes Could Be Coming to the Rotation Soon

Sean McCool got some injury updates from Altoona last night, shining some light on a few recent moves, along with the future of the Altoona rotation. Here are Sean’s updates, with my analysis below. **Jason Creasy will throw from flat ground on Thursday in Richmond, first from 60 feet and working up to 90 feet. […]
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Jason Creasy Placed on Disabled List, Brandon Waddell Promotion Made Official

The Altoona Curve announced on Tuesday that pitcher Jason Creasy has been placed on the disabled list. He will be replaced in the starting rotation by Brandon Waddell. Creasy is sidelined by a right forearm strain. In five starts, he had a 4.85 ERA over 26 innings, with 13 strikeouts and a 1.35 WHIP. The […]
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Prospect Watch: Jameson Taillon Looks Impressive in First Start Since 2013

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 bottom of the list. […]
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Rule 5 Draft Could Be Quiet for the Pirates

Major League Baseball holds their Rule 5 draft on the last day of the Winter Meetings every year. It doesn’t get a lot of notice because not much usually happens. Today at 10am, the Philadelphia Phillies will make the first pick of the draft and industry sources are saying they will go after the Tampa […]
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Prospect Watch: Yeudy Garcia Pitches Well, Altoona Sees Their Season End

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 bottom of the list. […]
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