Tag: Shane Baz

First Pitch: The Shane Baz Problem

I took a day off yesterday, but checked into the comments to see what you guys had to say. Kevin O suggested a dive into what some of the other small markets have done successfully or not over the last five years. I don’t think I could do that justice, but I was thinking of […]
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Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their head. At one point or another, this employee was competent at their job, but that competence was rewarded with a new challenge that they ultimately just weren’t cut out for. This […]
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Williams: Comparing the Returns in the Gerrit Cole and Chris Archer...

In the last six months, the Pirates have traded one top of the rotation pitcher away and have traded for one top of the...

BREAKING: Shane Baz Has Been Traded to the Rays as the...

Pirates Prospects has learned that right-handed pitcher Shane Baz has been traded to the Tampa Bay Rays as the player to be named later in the Chris Archer deal from July 31st. Baz was just named as the Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week yesterday. More on this news shortly. UPDATE 3:25 PM: Analysis from […]
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The 21: From the Dominican to Bristol, Denny Roman Had Quite...

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 until last year when we changed it to The Twenty. The […]
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Shane Baz Named Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week

The Appalachian League has named right-handed pitcher Shane Baz as their Pitcher of the Week. The 2017 first round draft pick had two shutout appearances last week, throwing 4.2 innings on Monday, then coming back with five scoreless frames on Saturday. He picked up  total of 12 strikeouts, while allowing seven hits and four walks. […]
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Prospect Watch: Strong Performances from Shane Baz and JT Brubaker

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 (Colin Moran, Nick Kingham, Edgar Santana, Kyle Crick, Max Moroff and Dovydas Neverauskas), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a […]
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Prospect Watch: Shane Baz Throws Shutout Ball; Career Night for Alex...

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 (Colin Moran, Nick Kingham, Edgar Santana, Kyle Crick, Max Moroff and Dovydas Neverauskas), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a […]
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Prospect Watch: Mitch Keller Sees Improved Results; Jordan George Drives in...

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 (Austin Meadows, Colin Moran, Nick Kingham, Edgar Santana, Kyle Crick, Max Moroff and Dovydas Neverauskas), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted […]
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Prospect Watch: Bristol Wins Behind Career Night from Yondry Contreras and...

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 (Austin Meadows, Colin Moran, Nick Kingham, Edgar Santana, Kyle Crick, Max Moroff and Dovydas Neverauskas), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted […]
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