Tag: Will Craig

Pirates Add Five Players Ahead of Rule 5 Draft; Drop Four...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added five players ahead of next month’s Rule 5 draft and dropped four players to make room on the 40-man roster, which is now full. Ke’Bryan Hayes, Oneil Cruz, Will Craig, Blake Cederlind and Cody Ponce have all been added. Dario Agrazal, Montana DuRapau, Williams Jerez and Luis Escobar have all […]
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First Pitch: A Preview of the Rule 5 Draft

Teams have to decide by 8 PM tonight who they are protecting from the Rule 5 Draft next month. The Pittsburgh Pirates have some easy decisions to make, while there are others who are slight risks to be selected by another team if they are left unprotected. Back in late August, we posted an article […]
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Will Craig and Ke’Bryan Hayes Take Home Minor League Gold Glove...

The minor league Gold Glove award winners were named on Monday morning. Rawlings hands out one Gold Glove per position throughout the minors. Unlike the MLB awards where you just have to be the best in your own league to receive one, the minor league winners have to beat out every other player at their […]
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An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls out of contention relatively early. For the Pirates, few individual storylines remain, aside from Bryan Reynolds’ run at a battle title and Rookie of the Year Award. In reality, the rest […]
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The 21: Bristol’s Fernando Villegas Hits His Way to Player of...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Live Discussion: The Home Run Derby Edition

The Major League Baseball Home Run Derby takes place tonight at 8:00 PM on ESPN. Josh Bell will represent the Pittsburgh Pirates as one of eight players in the event. Here’s an article from MLB.com on the rules for the Home Run Derby in case anyone is unfamiliar. It was announced earlier today that Josh […]
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Will Craig Named to Futures Game

The rosters were announced for the Futures Game, which will take place on All-Star weekend. The July 7th game will feature the National League vs the American League this year, changing from the U.S. vs World Team format from the last 20 years. The Pittsburgh Pirates will be represented by first baseman Will Craig. Craig […]
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The 21: Two Strong Starts by Nicholas Economos Earns Him Player...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Will Craig Will Play Outfield for the First Time Tonight

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a problem right now with their best hitter in the majors and at Triple-A. They are both putting up big stats, but they also both play first base. On Saturday night, they are going to try to help that situation out by putting Will Craig in right field for Indianapolis. Craig […]
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The 21: Mason Martin Earns His Second Player of the Week...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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