Tag: Nathan Kirby

Jonathan Mayo’s Second Mock Draft Has Pirates Going For Pitchers

Yesterday was a busy day for draft news. If you missed the article, it had links to mock drafts from both Baseball America and Kiley McDaniel at Fangraphs. There was also a new top 200 prospect list from MLB Pipeline and a breakdown of talent in the draft class, listing strengths and weaknesses, where players […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Injury Updates and New Rankings

There were a couple injuries recently with updates that don’t look good for the players. The most notable is Virginia lefty Nathan Kirby, who left his last start early due to a lat strain. It’s now looking doubtful that he will pitch again before the draft. He had an MRI earlier this week and found […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Nathan Kirby Injured in His Start, Big Game...

Today we take a look at some links and notes from Thursday and Friday. The draft isn’t that far away now, with the college season more than halfway over, we are starting to get a better sense of who will be available in the Pirates’ range. On Thursday morning, we looked at the lack of […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: New Rankings From Keith Law

Today we have big games from two of the top college pitchers, plus some thoughts on new draft rankings from Keith Law. On Thursday, we posted the draft slot values for each pick, covering all 11 picks the Pirates have in the first ten rounds. After the tenth round, teams have $100,000 to spend on […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Funkhouser Outduels Nathan Kirby in Big Weekend...

Today we have some starts from a few of the best college pitchers, plus two high school pitchers of note. Yesterday we looked at some of the top college starting pitchers and had notes on a few of the best draft-eligible prep players. The draft begins on June 8th and the Pittsburgh Pirates have the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Injuries to Two Top Pitchers

We have details on two top pitchers in this draft class that suffered injuries this week, including the first overall pick from last year. We also take a look at the Friday night performances from the top college pitchers around the country. If you missed it from Thursday, there was a game report that included […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Phil Bickford Puts Up Big Strikeout Numbers, Jake...

Today, we take a look at the best draft-eligible pitchers across college baseball. Yesterday, we took a first look at some high school pitchers who are near the top of draft charts. The draft begins on June 8th and the Pittsburgh Pirates have the 19th and 32nd overall picks. The Pirates will have the 11th highest draft […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Top Prep Pitcher Struggles With Command in Season...

Many of the top pitchers in the country made their start on Saturday, so we will take a look at them today and save the weekend recap of the top hitters for Monday morning. Yesterday, we took a look at the starts from Phil Bickford and Dillon Tate, as well as a big match-up between […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Fulmer and Kirby Throw Shutout Ball, Aiken Headed...

We recap the action from the top college pitchers that started on Friday night, plus there are some interesting links at the bottom, two of which focus on last year’s top overall pick. You can see last week’s Friday night recap here, covering many of the players listed below. The draft begins on June 8th […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Kyle Funkhouser Pitches Gem, Josh Staumont Hits Triple...

Friday night was the opener for many of the best pitchers in college baseball. You can read the college pitcher preview here, to familiarize yourself with these players listed below. The draft begins on June 8th and the Pittsburgh Pirates have the 19th and 32nd overall picks. Starting off with Kyle Funkhouser, who threw seven […]
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