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Starling Marte and Jeff Locke make International League Top 20

Baseball America recently released their Top 20 Prospect rankings for the International League and both Starling Marte and Jeff Locke made the top 10. Marte played 99 games for Indianapolis before his promotion to Pittsburgh and .286/.347/.500 with 12 home runs over 388 at-bats. Marte also stole 21 bases in 33 attempts. Locke made 24

 
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Gerrit Cole Ranked as Third Best Prospect in Eastern League

Baseball America continued with its Top 20 prospect rankings and put out their list for the Eastern League (Double-A). Gerrit Cole was the lone Pirate on the list, coming in at #3 behind Manny Machado and Zack Wheeler. After a mid-season promotion, Cole started 12 games for Altoona and posted a 2.90 ERA and a

 
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Three Pirates Prospects in BA’s Florida State League Top 20 Rankings

Baseball America released their 2012 Florida State League Top 20 Prospects today and it included a surprise addition.Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon both appeared on the list ranked #2 and #3, respectively. At the #20 spot, shortstop Gift Ngoepe appeared. Cole started 13 games for Bradenton in his first taste of pro ball before a mid-season

 
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Previewing the Arizona Fall League Prospects

Tuesday will mark Opening Day of the 20th season of the Arizona Fall League, which has the reputation of having a very wide collection of talent. This year, 24 of of MLB’s top 100 prospects will participate. The Pirates will be sending seven prospects of their own to play for the Scottsdale Scorpions. Victor Black

 
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Jose Tabata “looks totally checked-out” in Triple-A

Per Rob Biertempfel on Sulia: Pirates OF Jose Tabata “looks totally checked-out” in minors, Triple-A Indy broadcaster Will Flemming told TribLiveRadio today: “Not only has he not been not sharp offensively, but his effort on defense at times has been totally appalling. Tabata has cost the Indians games and runs with just a complete lack

 
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7/20 MiLB Recap: Gerrit Cole has an ok start

Jose Tabata was 2 for 5 with a double. Starling Marte went 1 for 4 with a double. Matt Hague was 2 for 4. Jeff Clement went 2 for 4 with a double. Gerrit Cole gave up three runs (two earned) over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out five and walked three while giving up

 
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