Tag: Kevin Mahala

Right-Handed Pitcher Jacob Taylor Retires

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Friday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Jacob Taylor has retired. He was the fourth round pick in the 2015 draft and was seen as a pick with a lot of potential at the time. Just two innings into his first season, Taylor needed Tommy John surgery. He returned late in the […]
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Morning Report: Morgantown Will be Well Represented During the NYPL All-Star...

The New York-Penn League named their All-Star teams on Monday and it will basically be like watching a Morgantown game. The Black Bears will be represented by six players and their entire coaching staff, including manager Wyatt Toregas. The game will be held on August 16th, and will be played at the home of the […]
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Morning Report: A Closer Look at Some Late Round Draft Picks

Our draft tracker has been updated with some bonuses from after the 11th round that might sound a little surprising, since later round pick usually don’t cost much. That is unless they are high school players, JUCO or draft-eligible sophomores, where you’re buying away multiple years of college and a chance to improve their draft […]
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Pirates Announce Nine Draft Pick Signings

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they signed nine of their draft picks. The players officially announced are: Blake Cederlind, 5th round Cam Vieaux, 6th Brent Gibbs, 7th Dylan Prohoroff, 8th Clark Eagan, 9th Danny Beddes, 15th Matt Diorio, 16th Kevin Mahala, 18th Brandon Bingel, 22nd The first five players on that list were covered […]
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Draft Rumors: Some Late Round Picks have Indicated They Will Sign

After the second day of the draft concluded, we heard that most of the first 11 pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates intended to sign. It’s been tougher to find information on the third day players and their intentions. Eight of the players are seniors, so you can almost guarantee they will sign right away. You […]
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Rounds 16-20: Filling Out the Morgantown Roster

There weren’t any high upside guys taken in rounds 16-20, and that makes sense. The Pirates are going to be spending a lot on the prep pitchers they drafted to this point, which means they wouldn’t have much slot money remaining for high upside guys at this stage. The guys taken in these rounds look […]
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