4-19-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) If this was a list of top accomplishments, the feat of throwing a combined no-hitter-something achieved by Chase De Jong. Austin Brice and Yerry De Los Santos for the Indianapolis Indians this past Wednesday night-would surely find it’s way to the top. Unfortunately, De Jong andContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”
2-11-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement On Twitter) Nowadays it feels like every prospect-especially when it comes to the Pirates-needs to be labeled as something. Whether it be underrated, overrated, under the radar, relative unknown, forgotten, or any variation of these designations, they have to be seen as something; which is somewhat mind bogglingContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Peaking My Interest”
If it feels like every season the league is captivated by another young International signing, it’s probably because it’s true. Ronald Acuna, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Fernando Tatis Jr., Eloy Jimenez, the league is filled with talent from outside our borders and those that play the game the right way can accelerate team building in huge leaps rather than the baby steps of yesteryear.
With MLB Pipeline releasing their Top 30 Prospects last week , some people got their first glimpse into the “channel” from the Dominican Republic that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been trying to create over many years. Two members from the 2019 Dominican Summer League Pirates2 team that was so dominant found their way onto the list, landing at #24 (Alexander Mojica-3B) and #25 (RodolfoContinue reading “Through The Prospect Porthole: The 2019 DSL Pirates2”
On Wednesday March 4th MLB Pipeline released the Pittsburgh Pirates New Top 30 Prospects list for all the world to see. I know I am not the only one that was clamoring for this to be released, but I definitely think I was more anxious/excited/eager to see the results than many of you out there. AsContinue reading “Pittsburgh Pirates Top 30 Prospects: Additions By Subtractions”