Tag: Max Pentecost

Draft Prospect Watch: Big Opener For Kyle Schwarber, Tyler Beede Strikes...

The road to the College World Series began on Friday and as we pointed out on Wednesday, there are a lot of players of interest for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. Here is a brief rundown of what went down on day one of the tournament. The draft is just five days away, so these are the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Two New Mock Drafts, One New Name For...

Some news and notes from Monday, plus a couple new mock drafts. You can expect the mock drafts almost daily from here on out, as we are just 17 days away from the start of the 2014 amateur draft. Jonathan Mayo over at MLB.com has a nice article on prep pitcher Touki Toussaint, who should […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Schwarber Homers, Matt Imhof Goes to Pirates...

Chris Crawford posted his new top 100 prospect list and he has Braxton Davidson rated 24th overall, which is where the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection. Davidson was featured in our first draft preview, plus we also posted scouting videos for Davidson and three other possible picks. There is one caveat with Crawford’s rankings. […]
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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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Draft Prospect Watch: Jeff Hoffman to Have Tommy John Surgery, Prep...

Some mid-week draft news and it’s not good for East Carolina’s Jeff Hoffman, who will now have Tommy John Surgery. He missed his last two starts with what was called “mild arm soreness”. It turns out that his junior season is now over and should he return to college, he would miss most of next […]
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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: Derek Fisher Homers In Second Game Back

Some mid-week draft news and notes. Baseball America has two draft features from this week that are worth checking out, plus a couple other links of note. Below that, you will find some college recaps from the first two days this week. First up is their draft podcast with John Manuel and Clint Longenecker. If […]
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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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