Found December 28, 2011 on Pirates Prospects:

The Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide is now available for purchase in eBook form. The eBook is sold through our publisher, and not on the site. The price is the same as the regular version, $20.00, and all of the contents are the same.

There is a benefit to the eBook being sold through the publisher. They often give discount codes which you can use towards the book. The discounts come from the publisher, and not from our cut of the book, so you’re getting the book at a cheaper price and still helping to support the site.

Today they have a big sale that runs through 3:00 AM EST. Use the code “BLIZZARDS” at the checkout and you can save 35% on your order. That makes the eBook just $13. The code is only available today, and expires tonight (Wednesday night/Thursday morning), so take advantage while you can. I’ll keep the site updated when I see more codes from the publisher, but this is one of the highest value codes I’ve seen from them.

You can purchase your eBook version of the 2012 Prospect Guide here. The eBook should be available on the iBookstore and NOOK soon.


THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

DK: Top Priority is a Starting Pitcher

Dejan Kovacevic has a small update on the off-season plans for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He mentions that there’s money to spend, and that he hears the top priority is a starting pitcher. Last week I pointed out that the Pirates have $7-10 M to spend. I also mentioned that the Pirates need another starting pitcher, due to the injury concerns that surround Erik Bedard, plus the general...

The Potential Value of a Local TV Contract

Last week at Piratefest, Pirates Prospects was part of a backstage Q&A with Frank Coonelly.  One of the questions we asked him was if local TV contracts were the next frontier for revenues, judging by the recent TV deals signed by the Angels and Rangers.  The video is courtesy of Tom Smith from Rumbunter: Coonelly’s answer was that revenue sharing was implemented originally...

Winter Leagues 12/26 — RBI And Big Run For Hernandez

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend… Monday brought a quiet night in winter league action.  The Dominican League is done with the regular season and awaiting playoffs.  The Puerto Rican League is still on holiday break, as is the Australian League.  Rogelio Noris continues to get only sporadic playing time with Mazatlan in the Mexican Pacific League.  The Venezuelan League...

This Date in Pirates History: December 29

Born on this date in 1977 was Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who played for the team from 2001 until 2009. Wilson was originally draft by the Cardinals in 1998. The Pirates acquired him on July 29, 2000 in exchange for pitcher Jason Christiansen. Jack started the 2001 season in the majors as the team’s starting shortstop, skipping over AAA. After hitting .155 through...

This Date in Pirates History: December 27

Born on this date in 1952 was infielder Craig Reynolds who played for the 1975-76 Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a first round draft pick of the Pirates in 1971, the 22nd overall pick. He hit .318 that first season the Gulf Coast League but struggled the following year in A-ball playing just 41 games, hitting .240 with no homers. Just one year later he earned a late season promotion...

Pirates Prioritize Adding Another Starter

The latest on the Pirates... The Pirates still have money to spend and their top priority is a starting pitcher, writes Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.  About three weeks ago, the Pirates signed Erik Bedard and released Ross Ohlendorf.  Paul Maholm, who made 26 starts for the Bucs this year, is expected to sign elsewhere.  The list of unsigned free agent...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Minor League Review

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Minor League Review Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America: 2011 (19) | 2010 (15) | 2009 (18) | 2008 (26) | 2007 (19) | 2006 (19) 2011 Affiliate Records MLB: [72-90] NL Central AAA: [76-68] International League – Indianapolis AA: [64-77] Eastern League – Altoona A+: [74-63] Florida State League – Bradenton A: [69-69] South Atlantic League...

Padres Might Take Cash For Ludwick

Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune held a chat today (h/t MLBTR), and a question was brought up about the San Diego Padres’ return for Ryan Ludwick. The Pittsburgh Pirates received Ludwick for a player to be named later back in July, although the player has yet to be named. Center reports that he is hearing the Padres could opt for cash considerations in the deal. Center...

Winter Leagues 12/27 — Valdez Pitches Well But Gets The Loss

Just the Venezuelan and Puerto Rican Leagues in action on Tuesday night, with a few Pirates’ players and friends getting in on the fun.   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Cardenales del Lara  4,  Tigres de Aragua  2 Former Pirate Romulo Sanchez earned the win for Los Cardenales, throwing 2.2 scoreless innings.  Sanchez entered the game immediately after Los Tigres scored their 2 runs in...

10 Photos - Jays vs Pirates June 29/2011

Today's POTD looks at a happier end result for the Blue Jays. Pirates lefty Paul Maholm follows through on a pitch.Chase d'Arnaud, brother of Jays catching prospect Travis, drops the bat as he gets to first on an infield single to third off Brandon Morrow.Adam Lind awaits the throw from Morrow as d'Arnaud dives back to first.The Pirates took a 1-0 lead in the fifth after...

Let's play catch-up

I think that this may be the longest posting hiatus in WHYGAVS history, so let's run over what's gone down in the last few days to get caught up. It's not a whole lot mind you, but definitely a few things at least worth mentioning. The only thing the Pirates have really done in the last week or so is sign Anderson Hernandez. This really isn't worth mentioning because...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.