Pirates Prospects is reporting that the Pirates have agreed to terms with their 4th round pick, Colten Brewer. Brewer had a commitment to Weatherford Junior College in Texas, so it looks like the Bucs were able to convince him to pass on that pretty easily. Brewer, a RHP, went 8-1 with a 1.36 ERA in
Bryan Morris, who entered this season as the Pirates’ #6 prospect according to Baseball America, has been moved into the Altoona Curve bullpen on a permanent basis. Morris, 24, was slated to start for the Curve Sunday evening, but instead, Phil Irwin was promoted from Bradenton to take Morris’ spot. Cory Giger of the Altoona
Stetson Allie ended his senior year of high school last year as the 8th best prospect heading into the 2010 Draft. He had a very strong commitment to North Carolina and went undrafted the first day due to high bonus demands. Luckily, for the Pirates, he fell all the way to them in the 2nd
Final: Indians 5, Pirates 2 WP: Tony Sipp (3-0) LP: Tim Wood (0-1) Once again, the offense’s inability to score led to another loss. A now expected, excellent start from Jeff Karstens went to the wayside this afternoon as the Pirates lost in 11 innings to Cleveland 5-2. The Pirates opened up the scoring in
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The Florida State League All Star Game was played Saturday night between the North and South Divisions with the North winning 5-3. However, that didn’t stop the Marauders from having big days. 1B Aaron Baker was given the game’s Top Star Award as he went 1 for 2 with a 2-run homer and 2 walks