Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 9/14/14
The fourth weekend of college baseball started today. For some former Pirates draft picks, it was a good night for pitching. On the other hand, for two of the top starters in this draft class, their stock is quickly dropping. The schedule for the top college players this weekend can be found here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the third week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so for the duration of the college season, leading up to draft day, we are following the players closely that are ranked in that range. Mark Appel made his fourth start and again pitched well, though his defense let him down. He struck out 15 batters in his seven innings, allowing three runs(one earned) on four hits and a walk. Appel took the loss to UNLV 3-2, breaking his team’s eight game winning streak. Outfielder Austin Wilson remains out with a muscle strain just below his elbow. Ryne Stanek from Arkansas had a tough out...
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