Top 5 Pirates Prospects: NRIs

When I first read the NRI list-and thought about writing this blog post-I started a list that looked much like the previous Top 5s from previous weeks; as in containing almost all the same familiar names. But then it dawned on me, that there were almost more surprises on the list than guys I expectedContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospects: NRIs”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

5-24-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Back when I made my first list-and for the few posts that followed-everything was truly a snapshot, or the often used small sample size of how a player was performing. No one had more than 30 at bats, starters maybe went three or four innings andContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

5-3-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) This last week was a pretty exciting one for several prospects across the Pirates Farm System. Yet, anything they felt more than likely paled in comparison to the emotions experienced by outfielder Jack Suwinski and utility man Tucupita Marcano as they each received a surprise promotionContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Through The Prospect Porthole: Andres Alvarez Is The Forgotten Infielder In Greensboro

1-7-22 By Craig W. Toth (@BucsBasement on Twitter) Prior to the start of the 2021 Minor League Baseball Season much of the focus concerning Pirates Prospects in the Farm System was pointed squarely at Greensboro’s roster; and with good reason. Quinn Priester, Carmen Mlodzinski, Michael Burrows, Omar Cruz, Braxton Ashcraft and Tahnaj Thomas lead theContinue reading “Through The Prospect Porthole: Andres Alvarez Is The Forgotten Infielder In Greensboro”