Tag: Ke’Bryan Hayes

First Pitch: A Look at the Various Top 100 Prospect Rankings

Kiley McDaniel posted his top 100 prospects list at ESPN Insider on Wednesday afternoon. Every year around this time we get the prospect overkill and usually by the last one (which I believe is this one), people are over the rankings and just want to see what the players can do. So instead of taking […]
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Averaging Out the Top 100 Prospect Rankings

Every year after the last top 100 prospect rankings come out, we average out those rankings for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the lists to give a better view of how the industry views prospects. This year we are using Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Fangraphs and MLB Pipeline. All of those sources use their own opinions […]
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Top 100 Prospects for Fangraphs Includes Six Pittsburgh Pirates

Eric Longenhagen from Fangraphs posted his top 100 prospects list on Wednesday morning and he has six players from the Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s twice as many as we have seen from previous lists released by MLB Pipeline, Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus. Here’s the list of Pirates and their placement on today’s list: 30. Ke’Bryan […]
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Baseball America Ranks Ke’Bryan Hayes as the Fourth Best Prospect at...

Baseball America continued their rankings of the top prospects at each position on Friday morning. After the Pittsburgh Pirates had two players on the shortstop list yesterday, Ke’Bryan Hayes ranked fourth among third basemen today. BA ranked Hayes as the best defender at third base. Something that we have already seen/heard¬†multiple times this off-season, including […]
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Prospect Notes: Top 101 Prospects, Top Catchers and Top Tools

Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America and MLB Pipeline all have noteworthy prospect articles today, so we threw them all into one article. Baseball Prospectus released their list of the top 101 prospects, along with prospects who just missed the list. The Pittsburgh Pirates had three players in the top 101 and it’s a little different than […]
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MLB Pipeline Ranks Three Pirates Among Their Top 100 Prospects

MLB Pipeline released their new top 100 prospects list live on MLB Network on Saturday afternoon. They had three familiar names in their top 100. The Pittsburgh Pirates had three players on Baseball America’s top 100 list earlier this week, with Mitch Keller, Ke’Bryan Hayes and Oneil Cruz all ranking in the 52-57 range. Pipeline […]
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Baseball America Ranks Three Pirates Among Their Top 100 Prospects

Baseball America posted their rankings of the top 100 prospects on Wednesday morning. The Pittsburgh Pirates have three players on the list and they are all bunched up in the middle. Mitch Keller leads the way for the Pirates, dropping down to 52nd on the list. He was ranked 40th in their mid-season update back […]
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Ke’Bryan Hayes Ranks Second Among All Third Base Prospects

MLB Pipeline continued their rankings of the top prospects at each position on Tuesday morning. After Ji-Hwan Bae was the first representative of the Pittsburgh Pirates to make a top ten list yesterday (second base), Ke’Bryan Hayes was named the second best third base prospect. Hayes ranked behind Alex Bohm of the Philadelphia Phillies for […]
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Ranking the Ten Best Pirates Prospects from 2011 to 2019

We released our tenth annual prospect guide this off-season. We have the first nine issues available to download free for all subscribers to the site. We recently had some top ten lists for the decade on this site, ranking the 2010-19 drafts and international signing classes. I wanted to do that for the top ten […]
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First Pitch: Saturday Notes, Including High Praise for Ke’Bryan Hayes

Today is a notes article, starting with some high praise for 22-year-old third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes. MLB Pipeline sent a survey to general managers, executives and scouting directors for all 30 MLB teams and asked them about the best prospects in the game. One of the nine categories was the best defensive prospect in all […]
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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

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