The Pirates Finally Have a Third Base Prospect in Wyatt Mathisen

Wyatt Mathisen made the move to third base in 2014. When the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Wyatt Mathisen in the second round of the 2012 draft, they made the decision to move him behind the plate. Mathisen was considered a very athletic player, to the point that he played mostly shortstop in high school. He did catch a few games, and the Pirates — who were short on catching prospects...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Two Minor League Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed two minor league free agents, according to Baseball America’s latest minor league transactions. The first player that is new to the list is actually a former player, Francisco Diaz. Diaz is a catcher who was eligible for minor league free agency this off-season. He has mostly played the lower levels, and profiles as an organizational player. It’s...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chang has big upside for Indians at the left side of the infield

Rookie ball can be a tough level to evaluate, especially in Arizona. There are so many promising, young players for any organization at any given time at that level because so many players have youth and upside on their side; however, very few of those players realize their potential. Many quickly fall off the radar and don’t get out of rookie ball or even Single-A, while some...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Bradenton Marauders Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects

In 2014, the Bradenton Marauders featured the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league pitcher and player of the year. Tyler Glasnow was coming off an incredible season in West Virginia in 2013, when he won the Pitcher of the Year award. He followed that up with another impressive season in Bradenton, taking the award for the second year in a row. Josh Bell started the year in Bradenton...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marauders Eliminated From the FSL Playoffs

The Bradenton Marauders have been eliminated from the Florida State League playoffs, losing 6-2 to Fort Myers tonight to drop their second game in a best of three series. The game was ultimately decided in the third inning, when Fort Myers scored all six of their runs. Shane Carle got the start, and threw two shutout innings before being roughed up in the third. Carle entered the...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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