Tag: Oneil Cruz

Prospect Notes: New Farm System Rankings; Oneil Cruz Named Player of...

MLB Pipeline posted their list of the 15 best farm systems in baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates just squeezed onto their list, ranking 15th overall. That’s four spots higher than where Baseball America ranked them just over a week ago. The Pirates have three players on the updated top 100 prospects rankings from Pipeline, with Mitch […]
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Minor Moves: Gift Ngoepe Released; Oneil Cruz Officially Joins Altoona

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the promotion of Oneil Cruz official on Tuesday evening. We broke the news here Sunday night after Bradenton’s game ended, but Altoona was off yesterday, so he joined the team today. Cruz is already in the lineup of a suspended game from May 30th, taking over at shortstop. Altoona released Gift […]
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The 21: Mason Martin Repeats as Player of the Week…Again

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Pirates Promote Oneil Cruz to Altoona

Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates promoted 20-year-old shortstop Oneil Cruz to the Altoona Curve after Sunday’s game in Bradenton. Cruz hit .301/.345/.515 in 35 games with the Marauders, after missing much of the season with a right foot fracture that occurred in late April, and lower body discomfort that kept him out […]
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Three Pirates Make Baseball America’s Updated Top 100 Prospects List

Earlier today we posted Baseball America’s updated top 30 prospects list for the Pittsburgh Pirates. BA also updated their top 100 prospects list, which now includes 2019 draft picks. The Pirates have three players in the new top 100. Ke’Bryan Hayes took over the top spot in the system in the top 30 list, and that […]
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The 21: Ji-Hwan Bae Runs Away with Player of the Week...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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The 21: Jared Oliva is Starting to Heat Up at the...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Prospect Watch: James Marvel and Brad Case Throw Gems; Oneil Cruz...

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility (Clay Holmes, Jacob Stallings, Kevin Newman and Bryan Reynolds), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new […]
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Minor Moves: Oneil Cruz Returns to Bradenton; Hunter Owen Placed on...

The Pittsburgh Pirates moved shortstop Oneil Cruz back to Bradenton on Sunday after three games in the Gulf Coast League on rehab. Cruz is in today’s lineup. He went 6-for-10 with a double, walk and a stolen base in his three GCL games, playing 21 innings at shortstop without an error. He had been out […]
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Prospect Watch: Strong Outing from Mitch Keller; Sammy Siani Makes His...

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility (Kevin Newman, Nick Burdi and Bryan Reynolds), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will […]
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