Tag: Kevin Newman

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Morning Report: Kevin Newman Loses His Prospect Label

In his fourth at-bat on Thursday night, Kevin Newman flew out to right field to end the eighth inning. It wasn't anything exciting, but...

Minor Moves: Kevin Newman Begins Rehab Assignment; Brandon Maurer to Injured...

The Indianapolis Indians announced four transactions on Tuesday afternoon, including the addition of Kevin Newman, who will begin his rehab assignment tonight. He has...

Morning Report: A Look at Which Players Could Lose Their Prospect...

A few days ago, Tim Williams looked at which players had a chance to end up as the top prospect in the system by...

Pirates Place Kevin Newman on Injured List; Recall Kevin Kramer

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Thursday afternoon that shortstop Kevin Newman has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a laceration on...

Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez Win Starting Jobs

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington told the media on Monday morning that the starting spots at third base and shortstop have been decided....

Kevin Newman’s Path to a Starting Job, and How He’s Adjusting...

BRADENTON, Fla. - Kevin Newman is probably one of the safest prospects in the system in terms of potentially making the majors and sticking...

MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Pirates Prospects

On Thursday afternoon, MLB Pipeline released their list of the top 30 prospects for the Pittsburgh Pirates. We already knew the top five were...

Site Updates

Site Updates: The Pirates Prospects Player Pages Are a Useful Resource

This is just a reminder that we have a resource here that you may find useful from time to time.  We have pages for...