2014 Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports
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2014 Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects Chat with John Perrotto
Moderator: Baseball America contributor John Perrotto answered your questions about the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system. @Jaypers413 (IL): Hi John, thanks for the chat. Even though you don't get a vote, [...]
Gerrit Cole Continues To Be Cool, Calm And Collected
PITTSBURGH–Gerrit Cole was not overpowering in his first 10 major league starts. But the 2011 first overall pick was consistent. Cole went 5-5, 3.69 with 43 strikeouts and 14 walks [...]
Pirates Midseason Update: Gregory Polanco Proves 2012 Was No Fluke
Best Prospect: Center fielder Gregory Polanco has shown his breakout 2012 season was not a fluke as he has followed with a strong 2013. Polanco, 21, hit .312/.364/.372 with six [...]
Pirates ‘Prep’ For The Future With Both First-Round Picks
PITTSBURGH—After not using a first-round draft pick on a high school position player since 2005, the Pirates changed course and went to the prep ranks with both of their first-round [...]
Pirates Nab Austin Meadows, Reese McGuire In First Round
PITTSBURGH—For the second year in a row, a player fell to the Pirates in the first round of the draft that they didn’t expect to be there. The Pirates chose [...]
Big-Money Talent Fills Pirates’ Low Class A Roster
PITTSBURGH–Michael Ryan feels like a very fortunate man. The former major league outfielder is in his first season as a manager with the Pirates’ low Class A West Virginia affiliate. [...]
Pirates’ Josh Bell Showing He’s Healthy This Spring
BRADENTON, Fla.–One of the best signs of spring training for the Pirates came at minor league camp as outfielder Josh Bell hit rockets all over the field. That is what [...]
Rondon’s Wish Could Help Tigers
Looking at Bruce Rondon's face, it is easy to see a 7-year-old boy in a 22-year-old man's body. The Tigers pitching prospect has a baby face with chubby cheeks and dimples that practically light up when he smiles. It is a face that belies his imposing 6-foot-3, 275-pound presence.
DeJesus Excited To Join Pirates
Ivan DeJesus Jr. was considered the Dodgers' shortstop of the future before he sustained a serious injury. That was four years ago, and his star has lost its luster since, but he is still enough of a prospect that the Pirates will give him a chance to compete for a utility infield job with Chase d'Arnaud and Jordy Mercer this spring.
Pirates Finally Acquire Pimentel
It took Neal Huntington more than four years, but he finally got his man. While righthander Stolmy Pimentel might have been the least-known name among the four players the Pirates acquired from Boston in a six-player trade for closer Joel Hanrahan on the day after Christmas, he had been on the general manager's radar for a long time.
Heredia Progressing Quickly For Pirates
Luis Heredia could hear what Pirates farm director Larry Broadway was saying but he was just having a hard time comprehending the news.<br/>The Pirates, known for slowly advancing their prospects through the farm system, pulled a surprise last June when they assigned Heredia to short-season State College. Heredia, who did not turn 18 until August, had pitched just 30 innings for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Pirates in his professional debut in 2011.
2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects Chat With John Perrotto
John Perrotto answered Pirates questions on Jan. 15.
2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects
Even after failing to sign first-round pick Mark Appel, the Pirates still have pitching at the two top spots of this year's Top 10 list.