Tag: Matt Diorio

Pirates Release Eight Minor League Players

Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates released eight minor league players on Wednesday morning.  The Pirates cut 11 players from Major League camp yesterday, so these moves were bound to happen with Pirate City getting crowded. The list today includes infielder Luis Perez, outfielders Matt Diorio, Ryan Nagle and Victor Fernandez, and pitchers […]
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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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2016 West Virginia Black Bears Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

The West Virginia Black Bears (referred to from here on out as Morgantown, to avoid confusion with the West Virginia Power) began their 2016 season last night. This year’s team features the top college draft picks from the 2016 draft, along with the top players coming up from the short-season leagues last year. The two […]
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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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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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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

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