The Pirates released nearly two dozen players from their minor leagues Thursday, including a former highly rated prospect and 2018 draft picks.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — It hasn’t been the greatest summer for the Pirates or their prospects, and the Class AAA Indianapolis affiliate that I tracked was no exception, although there were...
Nick Mears has been in pro baseball a little more than a year but already has risen to Double-A and will spend coming weeks in the Arizona Fall League.
One game remains until the Indianapolis Indians conclude the 2019 season, which brings Indy Watch to an end for the season, too.
Elvis Escobar was a minor-league outfield prospect until he got a chance to show his 94-mph heat in a mop-up pitching opportunity
As the Triple-A baseball season draws to a close, it's time to look to 2020 and forecast who from the Indians roster should take the next step and join an...
Brett Pope’s slow start at Altoona didn’t last and now he’s one of the Curve’s most consistent hitters.
Even if some MLB organizations don’t pay attention to prospect rankings, fans like to link a number to a stat line and then watch their progression from draft day to...
Extraordinary height and an impressive skill set make Oneil Cruz an attention-getting prospect in the Pirates' system.
Christian Kelley's offense stats don't overwhelm, but his more important job is to help develop the Pirates top-level pitching prospects at Indianapolis.
Curve hitting coach Jon Nunnally has lived baseball's highs and lows, but his love of the game keeps him going.
We’ve reached the point in the season where it seems as if all hope is lost until next year’s spring training begins, but the Indians produced their fair share of...
Altoona right-handier Cody Bolton is a top prospect who finally savored the taste of victory.
Versatility is always a valuable trait to have in any venture, but Indianapolis utility man J.B. Shuck sees that value trending upward in baseball.
A starting pitcher's routine is Brandon Waddell's comfort zone and his path to resume climbing through the Pirates' system.
By his own admission, James Marvel isn’t going to be the guy who “blows the door” off hitters. Instead, he’s just going to focus on being a pitcher.
ALTOONA, Pa. — For relievers, there’s a different mindset and aspect to preparation they must follow to have success when they toe the rubber. It’s been that mindset and preparation...
Call-ups and injuries have made roster stability an unreachable goal, but the team has persevered despite that.