Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

7-12-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Now obviously some aspects of the game have changed since The Splendid Splinter took the field; like the imposing evolution of the three true outcomes-strikeouts, walks and homers. Ultimately this has caused batting average to fall to the wayside to a certain degree, in favor ofContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: Life’s Curveballs

7/6or7/22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Last season Matthew Fraizer burst onto the Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Scene by slashing .306/.388/.552 with 23 homers between High-A Greensboro and Double-A Altoona; ultimately being named the Honus Wagner Player-of-the-Year in the Pirates Farm System and the High-A East League’s Most Valuable Player, as well asContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: Life’s Curveballs”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

5-17-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) When it comes to Major League Baseball the word prospect has a fairly simple definition of any player that has yet to exceed the rookie eligibility requirements. The implications and expectations often attached to the term are a completely different story; especially when numbers are introduced,Continue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

4-12-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Exactly a week ago the Indianapolis Indians opened their season-along with the other Triple-A teams across America-in what would be the first of the now standard six game Minor League Baseball series. A few days later they would be joined by the Double-A Altoona Curve, theContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Cal Mitchell Could Help Lead The Next Wave Of Outfielders Into PNC

Back in early August of 2019 I had the opportunity to make the 86 mile, 1 hour and 30 minute trek down to Charlotte Sports Park-Home of the Tampa Bay Rays Class-A Affiliate at the time, the Port Charlotte Stone Crabs-to see the #1 Prospect in all of MiLB, Wander Franco, take the field. HisContinue reading “Cal Mitchell Could Help Lead The Next Wave Of Outfielders Into PNC”