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Prospect Trends: Some Turnarounds and Some Struggling Altoona Hitters

A month into the minor league season, things are starting to take shape with the Pirates' full-season affiliates.  With a deep roster and very...

Prospect Notebook: Pirates Have a Lot of Pitching Depth in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Indians are off to a 19-7 start this year, which is their best start in 54 years. The last time they started...

First Pitch: Time to Start Looking at the Bullpen Depth

If there's one thing the Pirates have been good at, it has been finding relievers. Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, and even guys like Jeanmar...

Prospect Watch: Bell Has a Big Day at the Plate, Cole...

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...

Indians Split Doubleheader in Columbus

A single pitch separated the Indianapolis Indians from twin shutouts at Columbus’ Huntington Park on Saturday evening: Kris Johnson’s sixth-inning offering to Clippers’ designated...

Prospect Watch: Gerrit Cole Bounced Early in Second Straight Start Due...

Top Pitcher: Clay Holmes, Top Hitter: Josh Bell, HR: Josh Bell

Prospect Watch: Oliver Has Good Debut, Cunningham Shows Power

Top Pitcher: Andy Oliver, Top Hitter: Jacob Stallings, HR: Jarek Cunningham, Taylor Lewis, Jacob Stallings

Which Prospects From Indianapolis Will Help the Pirates This Year?

Earlier I posted the 2013 Indianapolis Indians preview. The Triple-A squad is going to be where most of the replacements are going to come...

How Did Vic Black Get His Unusual Delivery?

The majority of Pirates fans haven't had many chances to see Vic Black pitch. They've probably seen the numbers, highlighted by a 1.65 ERA...

Prospect Notebook: A Look at Nick Kingham’s Constantly Increasing Velocity

Nick Kingham pitched his first game today against the New York Yankees minor league system. Kingham started the Double-A game, going two innings while...
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