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Valentin Linarez had one of the biggest recorded velocity jumps in minor league baseball last year. Baseball America tracked the year-over-year four-seam velocity gainers from 2022 to 2023, and the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander had one of the...
David Bednar looked fired up tonight. The Pittsburgh Pirates closer entered the 5-2 game in the ninth inning and delivered three 97 MPH fastballs to Nick Castellanos. All three went for strikes, with the last two swinging....

Draft Prospect Watch: Brandon Finnegan Returns, Luke Weaver Throws Seven Shutout Innings

It's Friday night, so we concentrate on the top draft-eligible college pitchers in the nation. Yesterday was a busy day for the draft, with...

Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie Homers Twice, Sean Newcomb Throws Two-Hitter

Just 33 days until Major League Baseball holds it's amateur draft and the Pittsburgh Pirates make their first selection with the 24th overall pick....

Draft Prospect Watch: Casey Gillaspie or Sean Newcomb?

Three new rankings have come out in the last couple days and they have the two players in the title in the 24th spot,...

Draft Prospect Watch: Carlos Rodon Has Trouble With Clemson

After a Friday night filled with two big pitching match-ups and staff aces pitching well, today we take a look at the best college...

Draft Prospect Watch: New Mock Draft Has Pirates Taking Alex Blandino

Some quick college and high school notes from the last three days, which includes a possible first round pick that will miss at least...

Draft Prospect Watch: Bradley Zimmer Hits Sixth Homer

Some draft news, notes and game recaps from the last two days. Also below, you will find a new mock draft from Big League...

Draft Prospect Watch: Max Pentecost Homers, Drives In Six Runs

It’s the sixth weekend of the college baseball season and like every Saturday night, we will focus on the best college hitters that are...

Draft Prospect Watch: Pair of Prep Lefties Making Waves

Some mid-week draft news and notes to hold you over until the weekend action picks up. Just a reminder, the Pittsburgh Pirates picked 24th...

Draft Prospect Watch: Kolek Dominates With Triple Digit Fastball

After a busy Friday night that saw some great pitching match-ups, we take a look at the top college hitters and how they have...

Draft Prospect Watch: Prep Shortstops Moving In Different Directions

Some mid-week draft news and notes, plus some early mock drafts. Most of the top college bats were in action tonight, so it's unusually...

Draft Prospect Watch: Virginia Is The Team To Watch This Year

Friday was the day for most of the best pitchers in the nation to get their work, though two of the biggest names didn't go until...

Draft Prospect Watch: Jake Stinnett Throws No-Hitter

Friday was the day for most of the best pitchers in the nation to get their work. Tonight we take a look at the...