Tag: Mark Appel

Rounds 11-15: A Contingency Plan For Appel?

The new Collective Bargaining Agreement punishes teams with harsh penalties if they go over their total bonus pool. The bonus pool is made up...

Pirates Draft Mark Appel in the First Round

With the eighth pick in the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Stanford pitcher Mark Appel. The right-hander was...

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 2/27

The big news this past weekend was that top power hitting outfielder Victor Roache broke his wrist, and is likely out for the season....

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 2/20

The first weekend of the 2012 NCAA Division I season is in the books, giving us our first look at some of the top...

A Tale of Projectability

We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...