Tag: Ryan Hafner

Prospect Notebook: Clay Holmes Showing Steady Progression This Year

The West Virginia Power played a total of 12 games in Lakewood this year, so I got to see a little more of the...

West Virginia Drops Lakewood For 19th Time; Barnes Likely Out For...

The West Virginia Power took on the Lakewood BlueClaws in game two of a four game series in Lakewood. After winning the opener behind...

Prospect Watch: Andrew Lambo Hits His 19th Homer of the Year

Top Pitcher: Kris Johnson, Top Hitter: Andrew Lambo, HR: Andrew Lambo, Josh Harrison, Chase d'Arnaud

Prospect Trends — Turning Around Flagging Careers

The Pirates have several minor leaguers working to revive stalled careers.  Surprisingly, the organization now has better depth in hitters than pitchers at the...

Prospect Watch: West Virginia Wins Seventh Straight, Four For Fortunato

Top Pitcher: Orlando Castro, Top Hitter: Raul Fortunato, Home Runs: Fortunato, Hague, Schwind

Pirate City Results: All The Home Runs

This time of year the pitching rotations in the Spring Training games get kind of crazy. Minor league rotations aren't like big league rotations....

Prospect Notebook: Hafner Having Success With New Slider; Kingham and Fuesser...

The Pirates took on the Blue Jays in three lower level minor league games.  The two class A squads hooked up, while the teams...

Prospect Notebook: Seeing Two Pitchers For the First Time; Brewer Hits...

Today I got to see two pitchers for the first time. For the last year I've seen Wei-Chung Wang walking around in a red...

State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Pitchers

In the past, State College has been known as "The Fastball Academy". The Pirates have sent young pitchers here to focus on their fastball...

Ryan Hafner Struggling With His Control This Year

Coming out of his first full professional season in 2011 since being drafted, Ryan Hafner was one of the State College Spikes best starters....
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