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Pirates Release Eight Players From Minor League Camp

The Pittsburgh Pirates released eight¬†players from minor league camp today. There weren’t any big names on the list in terms of high draft picks or big bonus players. The names of the players, along with information on each guy, are as follows. Danny Collins – He was drafted in the 13th round of the 2013 […]
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Minor Moves: Urena Promoted to West Virginia, Beckman to Altoona

Here are a few moves from the last day in the minors. **Luis Urena has been promoted to West Virginia from the GCL. I have an irrational prospect love for Urena. He’s a big outfielder who looks like a major leaguer, and has a lot of power potential in his bat. He goes on stretches […]
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Pirates Sign Nick Buckner and Billy Roth

The Pirates have signed 14th round pick Nick Buckner and 16th round pick Billy Roth per a team press release. The release also made the signing of 30th round pick Will Kendall official, which we wrote about the other day. Roth and Buckner are the biggest signings here, as both are very talented prep players. […]
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Pirates Sign 30th Round Pick Will Kendall

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 30th round pick from this year’s amateur draft, left-handed pitcher Will Kendall out of Auburn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kendall was a junior this season, coming off Tommy John Surgery, which cut short an impressive sophomore season. He was 4-0, 1.88 in six starts and three […]
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Draft Day Three Recap: Ten Players to Highlight the Day Three...

In my day three preview I pointed out how the Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten some good value prospects on day three of the draft, taking people like Casey Sadler, Phil Irwin, and Adalberto Santos after the 20th round. The problem with that approach is that you don’t always know those guys will be prospects. Sure, […]
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Rounds 26-30: The Injury Concerns that Come With College Pitchers

One way to avoid the sometimes ridiculous arm abuse of pitchers in the college ranks is to go with high school arms. Another approach would be to draft guys who haven’t been pitching that long. The Pirates did just that, and did it back to back in the 28th and 29th rounds. Jerry Mulderig has […]
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