Rob Biertempfel is reporting that the Pirates have signed their 22nd round pick, Mike Jefferson out of Louisiana Tech. Jefferson, 21, is a left-handed pitcher who went 6-4 with a 3.56 ERA his junior year this past season. He seems to have some control issues as he walked 46 batters in 86 innings. He also
Pirates Prospects is reporting the Pirates have agreed to terms with 21st round draft pick Alex Fuselier. Fuselier, 21, is a center fielder out of Louisiana-Lafayette and is expected to report to State College. He hit .308/.419/.467 his junior year with 4 homers and 14 stolen bases. WTM from Pirates Prospects has this to say
Kristy Robinson first reported that the Pirates have signed 41st round draft pick Jon Schwind today. Schwind, 21, was drafted as a catcher by the Bucs, but has played multiple positions throughout his collegiate career. Pirates Prospects says his signing bonus was $20,000 and that the Pirates will pay for his senior year of college
This was a tweet sent by ESPN’s Keith Law when asked about what it would take for the Bucs to sign 2nd round pick, Josh Bell. Bell, who was ranked as the draft’s 15th best player and 5th best hitter by Baseball America, fell to the Bucs in the 2nd round due to signability issues.
Pirates Prospects is reporting that the Pirates have agreed to terms with their 10th round pick, Taylor Lewis. Lewis, a CF from the University of Maine, was rated as the 5th best prospect by Baseball America in Upper New England. In college he was more of a line drive hitter and has the potential to
Baseball America is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 6th round draft pick, Dan Gamache. Gamache will receive a signing bonus of $125,000 and is the first player the Pirates have signed out of this year’s draft. Gamache is known primarily as a defensive 3B. His numbers this season for Auburn were not