Tag: Nick Kingham

State College Spikes 7/31 Report

Last week, I took a mini-baseball vacation through Pennsylvania (and a one-day stop in West Virginia) to see three of the Pirates' minor league...

Spikes Shutout For Second Night in a Row

The State College Spikes were shutout tonight 5-0, making it the second night in a row the offense was held without a run.  Also...

2011 State College Spikes Preview: Pitchers

The State College Spikes begin their season tonight.  Below is a look at the pitchers who will start the year on the 2011 Spikes'...

Changes at the Top — Impact of the Pirates’ Draft

The Pirates’ 2010 draft signings changed the profile of their farm system in a hurry.  Earlier in the season, the system had graduated several...

Pirates sign Cumpton, Hafner

The Pirates officially announced the signings of the following 2010 draft picks: Nick Kingham (4th round), Brandon Cumpton (9th round) and Ryan Hafner (17th round). The Kingham signing had previously been reported as a $480,000 signing bonus. Jim Callis of Baseball America tweets that Cumpton signed for $124,500.

Pirates sign 4th rounder Kingham

Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects reports that the Pirates have signed fourth round draft pick Nick Kingham. No financial details are known at this time, but Kingham will surely receive an above-slot bonus.

Bucs take Stetson Allie in second round

PNC ParkWow. Neal Huntington is going balls to the wall with this year's draft. Allie is another high school pitcher who throws in the high 90's. He is reportedly looking for a bonus in the $3 million range. In order to sign both Jameson Taillon and Allie, the Pirates will likely have to spend something like $9 million.

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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...