Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: We’re All Told

7-19-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) A quote that I know I have mentioned on more than one occasion-in the blog and on the podcast-comes from one of my favorite baseball movies. The reason I love this quote so much is because it can be applied to the sport, as well asContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: We’re All Told”

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”

Through The Prospect Porthole: Dariel Lopez Injects Youth Into The Pirates Farm System

12-11-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) When Minor League Baseball finally returned following the cancellation of the 2020 season, the landscape was extremely different from the last time each affiliate took the field. Most noticeably was the fact that some of these teams ceased to exist in their previous forms as theContinue reading “Through The Prospect Porthole: Dariel Lopez Injects Youth Into The Pirates Farm System”