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Draft Prospect Watch: What the New Draft Pick Could Mean For...

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Bryan Morris to the Miami Marlins for the 39th overall draft pick. The draft pick has a value of $1,457,600, which gives the Pirates a new bonus pool total of $7,063,700. With the Pirates picking 24th overall, we have covered a lot of players that were mentioned at times in their […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Two New Mock Drafts, One New Name For...

Some news and notes from Monday, plus a couple new mock drafts. You can expect the mock drafts almost daily from here on out, as we are just 17 days away from the start of the 2014 amateur draft. Jonathan Mayo over at MLB.com has a nice article on prep pitcher Touki Toussaint, who should […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Brandon Finnegan Returns, Luke Weaver Throws Seven Shutout...

It’s Friday night, so we concentrate on the top draft-eligible college pitchers in the nation. Yesterday was a busy day for the draft, with Keith Law releasing his updated top 100 list, Baseball America posting their first mock draft and we previewed four possibilities for the Pittsburgh Pirates first round pick. Most of the guys […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie Homers Twice, Sean Newcomb Throws Two-Hitter

Just 33 days until Major League Baseball holds it’s amateur draft and the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection with the 24th overall pick. It’s Saturday, so we take a look at the weekend results from the top draft-eligible hitters in college baseball. If you missed it from yesterday, we covered the best starters in […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie or Sean Newcomb?

Three new rankings have come out in the last couple days and they have the two players in the title in the 24th spot, right where the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first round selection in the upcoming amateur draft. The first one was mentioned here yesterday and it’s rankings, while the other two are new […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Carlos Rodon Has Trouble With Clemson

After a Friday night filled with two big pitching match-ups and staff aces pitching well, today we take a look at the best college hitters and how they have fared during the first two days of the weekend schedule. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th, just under nine weeks away. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: New Mock Draft Has Pirates Taking Alex Blandino

Some quick college and high school notes from the last three days, which includes a possible first round pick that will miss at least six weeks and another that looked great in a complete game win. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th, just under ten weeks away. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Bradley Zimmer Hits Sixth Homer

Some draft news, notes and game recaps from the last two days. Also below, you will find a new mock draft from Big League Futures, a site that does excellent scouting work all season long. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round this year. They […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Max Pentecost Homers, Drives In Six Runs

It’s the sixth weekend of the college baseball season and like every Saturday night, we will focus on the best college hitters that are draft eligible this year. Yesterday, we took a look at the Friday night college starters. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Pair of Prep Lefties Making Waves

Some mid-week draft news and notes to hold you over until the weekend action picks up. Just a reminder, the Pittsburgh Pirates picked 24th overall in the first round of the 2014 amateur draft, which starts on June 5th. For information on some of the best players in this draft class, check out our four-part draft […]
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