Tag: Steven Brault

Prospect Watch: Strong Outing For Brault, Bell Picks Up Four Hits

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the […]
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Pirates Prospects Reports: Diaz, Sampson, Glasnow, Bell, Kingham, Meadows, McGuire

One of the best features with Pirates Prospects making the switch to a subscription site is that we now have the resources to have...

Highlights From the Latest Pirates Top 30 Prospect Rankings

I was on 970 ESPN with David Todd yesterday for my weekly interview. We started off with a brief discussion about the Pirates and what...

A Review of Steven Brault’s Sinker; Updates on Eppler, Heredia, and...

There’s nothing flashy about Steven Brault. The last three times I’ve seen the left-hander, including today’s debut in Bradenton, he has been working heavily with the sinker. The pitch sits in the mid-to-upper 80s, which pales in comparison to the mid-90s level that it seems like almost every other pitcher in the system can hit. […]
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Prospect Watch: Big Day For Austin Meadows, JaCoby Jones Homers

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the […]
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Morning Report: Where Did the Minor League Starters Come From?

By Monday, all four of the minor league affiliates will have gone through their five-man rotation once. There have been some changes from the planned rotations, with Casey Sadler skipping his start at Indianapolis to pitch for the Pirates today. Tyler Eppler and Luis Heredia were supposed to be in the Bradenton rotation and Stephen […]
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Who Are the Breakout Players in the Pirates’ System For the...

In the past, I’ve always done a breakout article, pointing out either one breakout candidate from the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system, or several breakout candidates. Last year I expanded things to include two breakout candidates from each team, with a pitcher and a position player from each group. That presented a bit of a problem. […]
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Pirate City Notes: Meadows, Barnes, Simpson, Brault, Heredia, Eppler, Mathisen

Minor League Spring Training is wrapping up this weekend as far as the official schedule goes. The regular season for the minors won’t begin until next Thursday, which means there will still be players sticking around at Pirate City until the start of the season. That includes a lot of players who will most likely […]
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First Pitch: Filling the Biggest Needs in the Pirates Farm System

Over the last few years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have had one of the top farm systems in the game. What makes that even more impressive is the fact that they’ve remained ranked so high, despite graduating top prospects every year like Starling Marte, Gerrit Cole, and Gregory Polanco. That’s the sign of a strong system, […]
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Will the Snider Trade Result in the Pirates Finally Having a...

Despite adding plenty of pitching through the draft over the last several years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been short on the amount of quality left-handed pitching in their system. All of their top pitching prospects are right-handers. The left-handed supply got smaller in the last year when they traded Blake Taylor for Ike Davis, and Joely Rodriguez […]
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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...