Tag: MLB draft

Where the Pirates Pick and What They Might Have Available to...

Late last night, Chris Cotillo reported that the San Diego Padres had agreed to a four-year deal with James Shields. https://twitter.com/ChrisCotillo/status/564677363855032320 The side effect to this...

MLB Discussing the Possibility of Moving the Draft to July 1st...

Peter Gammons had some interesting information on the future of the MLB draft today, saying that MLB officials and NCAA coaches met on Monday...

Cole Tucker Calls Signing with Pirates “Surreal”

"I feel like if I want to be a major leaguer, I have to improve in every aspect of my game," Tucker said. "There's nothing I do right now that's good enough to be out there on that field right now."

Reese McGuire Decides To Go Pro

Reese McGuire is fully committed to the Pirates. That was a decision he’d formed before the MLB Draft began on June 6th. He knew, that...

Pirates Notebook: Who Makes In-Game Hitting Adjustments?

Let's get right to the stat of the day for the 2013 Pirates: 93 runs scored in first five innings (0.34 per inning) 103 runs scored...

Fixing the Compensation System

Yesterday I brought up the fact that the compensation system for the Major League draft is a broken system.  The system is intended to...

The More Important Topic That Coonelly Discussed

A week ago we posted our interview with Frank Coonelly, discussing a wide variety of topics relating to the Pittsburgh Pirates.  However, it seems...
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