Tag: Shane Baz

Pirates First Round Pick Shane Baz Expected to Officially Sign on...

According to Mark Berman at FOX26 in Houston, Texas, right-handed pitcher Shane Baz has agreed to sign with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Baz was selected 12th overall last night and was reported to be a tough sign due to a commitment to TCU, but the Pirates were quick to come to an agreement with him. As […]
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Williams: Pirates Have Another Strong Group of Pitching Prospects in the...

You'll never hear me saying that the Pirates have too much pitching depth. That's actually an impossible thing for a team to have. Pitching depth...

Pirates Add to Their Strong Pitching Depth, and Fill a System...

At the start of the year, I moved across Bradenton, getting closer to Pirate City. That wasn’t the goal of the move, just a fortunate side effect. After day one of the Pirates’ 2017 draft, I might have to move again, getting a bit closer to the minor league complex, and maybe even trying to […]
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Shane Baz Had Praise For the Pirates’ Organization, But Will He...

Shortly after the Pirates selected prep right-handed pitcher Shane Baz with the 12th overall pick, the comments started rolling in that he might be a difficult guy to sign, and one of the toughest guys to sign in the draft this year. Baz has a commitment to TCU, along with the potential for three plus […]
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Pirates Draft RHP Shane Baz With the 12th Overall Pick

The Pittsburgh Pirates have drafted high school right-handed pitcher Shane Baz with the 12th overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft. Baz was drafted out of Lutheran High School, which is the same school that 2015 first rounder Ke’Bryan Hayes went to. Baz sits 92-96 MPH with his fastball, touching 98, along with the chance for two […]
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Pirates Prospects 2017 MLB Draft Top 100 Tiered Rankings

The 2017 MLB Draft starts tonight at 7 PM, with the first two rounds of the draft taking place today. The Pittsburgh Pirates pick 12th, 42nd, 50th and 72nd. Rounds 3-10 follow on Tuesday at 1 PM, and rounds 11-40 are on Wednesday at noon. For the last four years, we have released tiered rankings for the […]
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Monday Mock Drafts: Final Mock Drafts for Pirates Offer Many Possibilities

We are expecting numerous mock drafts over the course of the day leading up to the 7:00 PM draft tonight. Check today’s Morning Report for full details on the draft and upcoming coverage. Any new mock drafts that come up today will be posted in this running article and we will update the title each […]
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Morning Report: The Same Name Keeps Popping Up in Mock Drafts...

On Saturday morning, D1 Baseball put out their second mock draft. They had a name for the Pittsburgh Pirates that everyone should be familiar with at this point. Texas prep right-hander Shane Baz went in the 12th spot. The 6’3″, flame-thrower has been mentioned numerous times for the Pirates in mock drafts and he has […]
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New Mock Drafts from MLB Pipeline and Baseball America Have Pirates...

Jim Callis at MLB Pipeline and Baseball America each put out mock drafts on Friday morning. The draft is now just four days away and teams will be spending their weekend in their draft war rooms putting together their big board. We start with MLB Pipeline where Callis has the Pittsburgh Pirates taking Texas prep […]
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Keith Law’s Top 100 Draft Prospects List has Some New Names...

Keith Law posted his list of the top 100 draft prospects on Wednesday morning for ESPN Insiders. While this isn’t a mock draft (we have a new one below), it does give you a look at the talent available in the draft from Law’s perspective, along with the thoughts of scouts he talks to over […]
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