Tag: Kyle Schwarber

Draft Prospect Watch: Max Pentecost and Michael Conforto Wrap Up Weekend...

Wrapping up the weekend of college ball with some Sunday stats and a look at four former Pittsburgh Pirates draft picks that will all likely be taken in the upcoming draft. The recap from Friday night can be found here, while Saturday night’s action involved a home run from a player linked to the Pirates […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Schwarber and Sam Travis Homer in Indiana...

It’s Saturday night, so it’s time to cover the best draft-eligible college hitters, though a few of the better college pitchers made their starts tonight as well. Last night we covered the pitchers that made their Friday start and earlier today, we got some bad news on a pitcher that wasn’t able to make his […]
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Baseball America’s First Mock Draft Has Kyle Schwarber Going to Pirates

Baseball America released their first mock draft of the year and they have the Pittsburgh Pirates selecting Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber. This might seem like an odd choice to some with the Pirates having Reese McGuire at West Virginia and Jin-De Jhang at Bradenton, both legit prospects, but there are two things to point out. […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie Homers Twice, Sean Newcomb Throws Two-Hitter

Just 33 days until Major League Baseball holds it’s amateur draft and the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection with the 24th overall pick. It’s Saturday, so we take a look at the weekend results from the top draft-eligible hitters in college baseball. If you missed it from yesterday, we covered the best starters in […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Sean Newcomb is Back on Track

Yesterday we covered the best college pitchers in this draft class, so we move on to the weekend for the best college hitters tonight. If you missed it from last week, we posted an article on what the Pirates could expect with their first round pick this year.That was followed up by thoughts from GM Neal Huntington on the draft.The […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Four Prep Players That Could Be Interesting Picks...

Wrapping up the weekend with some notes on a few high school players that are getting mentioned in the second half of the first round. Most college teams started their schedule on Thursday this week due to Easter, so there are only a few college notes to recap below. On Friday we took a look at the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Trea Turner Homers Twice

Yesterday, we took a look at the top college pitchers in this draft class, along with some notes on a few of the better prep players. Today we look at the best college hitters available. If you missed it from Thursday, we posted an article on what the Pirates could expect with their first round pick this […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Monte Harrison Moves Into Pirates Range

After covering most of the top draft-eligible college starters on Friday night, we take a look at the best college hitters and how they have fared during the first two days of the weekend schedule. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th, just under eight weeks away. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Baseball America Updates Rankings

Baseball America has updated their top 50 prospects for the 2014 draft and the story remains the same, this draft is top-heavy with pitching. These aren’t mock drafts, so with that in mind I’ll mention that the Pirates pick 24th overall in the first round and BA ranks prep second baseman Forrest Wall as the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Justus Sheffield Throws No-Hitter

Some notes and links about the best draft-eligible players in the nation. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th, just under nine weeks away. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round this year. They also picked 65th overall in the second round and 74th, which is their competitive balance pick. For more information […]
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