Tag: Tyler Filliben

First Pitch: The Pirates Are Stockpiling Shortstop Prospects

Today I was working on the GCL Preview, and noticed how many shortstops the Pirates have at the level. The main guy to watch this year will be 2014 first round pick Cole Tucker, although there are some other promising guys at the same level. Sam Kennelly received $225,000 out of Australia, and started the […]
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Pirates Sign Two More Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 12th round draft pick Tyler Filliben and 17th round pick Michael Clemens. Filliben announced his signing was official on Twitter. Both were juniors in college this year, with Filliben playing shortstop at Samford, while Clemens pitched at McNeese State. We have already heard about the signing of top pick Cole […]
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Draft Day Three Recap: Nine Players Who Stand Out in Rounds...

Day three is much more hectic than days one and two. You have all the time in the world on day one, with five minutes between first round picks. On day two you have a little less time, but the rounds don’t fly by. Day three is crazy. By the time you just start getting […]
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Rounds 11-15: Pirates Go a Familiar Route With First Pick on...

The first pick on day three of the draft was a classic Pirates move, taking a projectable prep pitcher with a commitment to a big college. Gage Hinsz was rated 188th overall by Baseball America, and could require more than the $100,000 limit for post-10th round picks. Any player after the 10th round who signs […]
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