Tag: Travis Swaggerty

Prospect Watch: Swaggerty Picks Up Three Hits; Martin, Cruz and Hayes...

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, Edgar Santana, Kyle Crick, Max Moroff and Dovydas Neverauskas), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and […]
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Travis Swaggerty Leads the Way for a Morgantown Club Filled with...

The Pittsburgh Pirates send a lot of their college draft picks to Morgantown each year, especially the early round picks. Some of the later college guys and junior college players head to Bristol, while the GCL club gets mostly prep players, though college guys will occasionally begin the season there before moving up. This year’s […]
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Pirates Sign First Round Pick Travis Swaggerty

Jim Callis from MLB Pipeline announced that the Pittsburgh Pirates will sign first round draft pick Travis Swaggerty for $4.4 M. The deal won’t be official until he passes his physical, which could be done as early as today. That deal is $160,200 under slot. Pending completion of physical, 1st-rder Travis Swaggerty will sign w/@Pirates […]
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Williams: A Rough Guide to How the New Draft Picks Fit...

It wasn't long ago that Pirates fans were looking ahead to a Dream Outfield of Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, and Gregory Polanco. That future...

The Pirates Took a Familiar Approach to Start the 2018 Draft

Coming into the 2018 draft, the expectation was that the Pirates would take a prep player with their first pick, with many projecting them to take a high school pitcher. They gave a bit of a surprise when they drafted college outfielder Travis Swaggerty. Swaggerty was ranked high, being taken tenth overall, and being ranked […]
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Travis Swaggerty Discusses Being Drafted by the Pirates and His Transition...

After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the tenth overall pick in the 2018 draft, outfielder Travis Swaggerty recalled a moment from his high school days. Swaggerty had just hit a double, and when he got to second base, the shortstop asked him where he was going to college. He responded with South Alabama. […]
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Pirates Draft Outfielder Travis Swaggerty with the Tenth Overall Pick

With the tenth overall pick in the 2018 MLB amateur draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected South Alabama outfielder Travis Swaggerty. You can check out our scouting report on him here, which also includes a video. Swaggerty, who stands 5’11”, 180 pounds, made a name for himself last summer and has been rated among the top […]
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Mock Draft from Jim Callis Has Pirates Going for a High...

Over the weekend, Jim Callis from MLB Pipeline tried his hand at a mock draft for the entire first round of the 2018 amateur draft, which begins three weeks from today. As a side note to his pick for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this mock draft, the Pirates have the next pick after the first […]
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Draft Prospect Watch: Two More Names to Follow this Spring

Two weeks ago we began our 2018 amateur draft coverage with our preview article. That was followed by a look at two of the top names in this draft class last Saturday. We continue this week with two more players of interest. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the tenth overall pick in the 2018 draft, which […]
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