Tag: Taylor Gushue

Pirates Acquire Chris Bostick for Taylor Gushue and Cash

The Pirates have announced that they’ve acquired infielder Chris Bostick from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league catcher Taylor Gushue and cash considerations. Bostick was added to the 40-man roster, and to make room, Josh Harrison has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. However, Bostick won’t be added to the active roster. […]
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Morning Report: Three Marauders Selected to FSL All-Star Team

The Florida State League named their All-Star teams on Friday, selecting three players from the Bradenton Marauders. Luis Heredia, Taylor Gushue and Kevin Newman were named to the team. The game is two weeks away, so Newman will need to be replaced on the roster. They usually replace players with someone from their own team, […]
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Morning Report: Some Prospects Who Struggled Throughout the Month of May

On Wednesday, we named Tito Polo our Pirates Prospects Player of the Month for May. We also included one choice for each team, with Josh Bell, Harold Ramirez and Michael Suchy winning for their clubs. As I usually do for the next day, I’m going to briefly mention the players who struggled for each of […]
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Top Performers: Could the Future Left Side of the Pirates Infield...

I’ve noted the last few weeks that there are going to be guys who make this article almost every week. Two of the guys who are making the list each week are Kevin Newman and Ke’Bryan Hayes, which is a great sign for the 2015 draft class. Newman has a .379/.439/.431 line in 58 at-bats, […]
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Pirate City Notes: Taillon Has Rough Outing vs Indianapolis and Altoona...

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pirates were originally scheduled to host the Phillies’ Class-A teams at Pirate City today, but for some reason that didn’t happen. Instead, the Pirates’ Triple-A squad met the Double-A squad in an intrasquad game that featured Jameson Taillon going four innings against the Triple-A hitters. The lineups still contained a number […]
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Prospect Watch: Clutch Home Run From Meadows Highlights Winning Night

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 bottom of the list. […]
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West Virginia Once Again Featuring the Biggest Breakout Prospect

We finish off our mid-season prospect reports with a look at the West Virginia Power. This is a team that has seen some of the biggest breakout performers in the system the last few years, and that’s true this year. They also feature most of the key 2014 draft picks, including first rounder Cole Tucker. […]
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Morning Report: Checking the Progress of the 2014 Jamestown Jammers

Last year with the Jamestown Jammers season recap, we posted a top ten list for prospects, but in reality, only three of the players were top 30 prospects. It was a team filled with 2014 draft picks, 19 total to be exact. They had seven players that were taken in the top ten rounds. Connor […]
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Morning Report: Five Players That Had a Disappointing Month of May

Yesterday, we named Yeudy Garcia the best pitcher and Alen Hanson the best position player for the month of May in the Pirates’ system. This article is the opposite of that, sort of. When we name the best player, we don’t eliminate non-prospects, so anyone can be named the best pitcher/player if they have a […]
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The Pirates Could Add to Their Catching Depth With Taylor Gushue

You’ll never hear of an organization complaining of too much catching depth. The position is one of the hardest ones to fill in baseball. It requires a special set of tools and athleticism, the body to handle the wear and tear behind the plate, the ability to know the tendencies of every pitcher you work […]
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