Tag: John Sever

Pirates Pitching Prospect John Sever Retires

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed left-handed pitcher John Sever on the voluntarily retired list. The 22-year-old was a 20th round draft pick of the Pirates in 2014 out of Bethune-Cookman and had a dominating season for Bristol after signing, posting a 1.33 ERA in 40.2 innings, with 63 strikeouts. He jumped up to West Virginia […]
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West Virginia Once Again Featuring the Biggest Breakout Prospect

We finish off our mid-season prospect reports with a look at the West Virginia Power. This is a team that has seen some of the biggest breakout performers in the system the last few years, and that’s true this year. They also feature most of the key 2014 draft picks, including first rounder Cole Tucker. […]
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Morning Report: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not – The Pitchers

Yesterday we took a look at some hitters around the organization that have either been hitting well lately, or they have been in a slump. Today we check out the best/worst pitchers recently, picking out one good and one bad for each of the four full-season affiliates. Starting with the good at Indianapolis and there […]
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Two Top West Virginia Power Pitchers Switching Roles

Midway through the month of May, two of the top Low-A West Virginia Power pitchers changed roles. Right-handed pitcher Yeudy Garcia is having one of the biggest breakout performances this season by any player in the Pirates’ system. He was our Pitcher of the Month for the month of May, and was shifted into West Virginia’s […]
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Morning Report: Checking the Progress of the 2014 Bristol Pirates

Yesterday we took a look at the progress of the players from the 2014 Jamestown Jammers. Today we drop down a level to check out how the Bristol Pirates’ players are doing this year. As with yesterday, we will concentrate on the players in the top ten and this list differs a bit from the […]
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Prospect Watch: Sever and Brewer Combine For 18 Strikeouts

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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Top Performers: Sadler, Hanson, Bell, Brault, West Virginia Pitchers

[tps_header]Each week we take a look back at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league system from the previous week, highlighting the pitchers with the best Game Scores and the hitters with the most runs created. Below are the top five pitchers and hitters from last week, including stats and notes on each […]
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Prospect Watch: Sever Looks Strong, Richard Has One Poor Inning

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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Prospect Reports: Sanchez, Moroff, Bell, Jones, McGuire, Tucker, Coley

After every game covered, our writers submit player reports with observations from that game. The best reports are collected each week for this feature, where we will feature about four or five players per level and the progress they’ve been making in the last week. Below are the reports from our writers who covered games this […]
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Prospect Reports: How Glasnow and Kingham Performed Before the Injuries

After every game covered, our writers submit player reports with observations from that game. The best reports are collected each week for this feature, where we will feature about a dozen players and the progress they’ve been making in the last week. This time around we had reports from all four affiliates, going well over […]
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