Episode 18 of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. We moved the major league show back this week, due to James Santelli being on the West Coast covering the Pirates. Instead, I was joined by Pirates Director of Minor League Operations Larry Broadway, who discussed several of the top prospects in the system. Highlights of the show include:
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Pittsburgh Pirates Director of Minor League operations Larry Broadway updates the progress of prospects in the Pirates minor league system.
In 2012 the Pittsburgh Pirates featured two of the biggest breakout players in all of minor league baseball. Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson both had huge seasons, propelling each hitter onto national top 100 lists.
During Spring Training last year, I identified Hanson and Polanco as breakout candidates, after watching them for a few weeks. Polanco was crushing the ball every time...
Pittsburgh Pirates farm director Larry Broadway addressed Tyler Gaffney’s return to football with the following statement:
“We have spoken with Tyler and he has decided to put his professional baseball career on hold in order to complete his undergraduate degree at Stanford and play his senior year with the football team. He had nothing but positive things to say about the...
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the minor league staff for the 2012 season. The announcement was made by Pirates Director of Minor League Operations, Larry Broadway. Here are the coaching assignments for each team.
Manager: Dean Treanor
Coach: Jeff Branson
Pitching Coach: Tom Filer
Athletic Trainer: Bryan Housand
The Indianapolis staff will stay the same...