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burgh_fan66
03-24-2009, 07:52 PM
Starters
C: Tony Sanchez
1B: Calvin Anderson
2B: Shelby Ford
3B: Pedro Alvarez
SS: Brian Friday
LF: Jose Tabata
CF: Gorkys Hernandez
RF: Robbie Grossman

Bench
C: Andrew Walker
CI: Matthew Hauge
MI: Jarek Cunningham
OF: Wes Freeman
OF: Quincy Latimore

Starting Pitchers
Brad Lincoln
Jeff Locke
Bryan Morris
Rudy Owens
Quinton Miller

Bullpen
LR: Daniel McCutchen
LR: Brian Leach
MR: Jeff Sues
MR: Michael Dubee
SU: Ronald Uviedo
SU: Donald Veal
CL: Daniel Moskos

MooseWithFleas
03-24-2009, 11:24 PM
Good stuff, definitely looks like there are 2-3 future starters on that team with 6-7 that could make an impact on the team in some capacity.

cre0530
03-25-2009, 11:06 AM
Great work looks like the pirates have a bright future.

J13Cox8
04-15-2009, 10:48 AM
it may look like that, and maybe i'm just being pessimistic, but we dont. we have horrible scouting. its not just about payroll, look at the marlins

burgh_fan66
04-15-2009, 11:51 PM
you are right all we can do is really wait and see.

I do my best to follow our minor leagues throughout the season and I even TRY to maintain a starting 9 (DH), bench, rotation and bullpen for each team. But this gets hard with all the promotions and demotions.

Anyway I know how badly the Pirates have missed on players but hopefully this time will be different.

burgh_fan66
05-06-2009, 04:06 PM
Just for fun I have a 40 man roster. A good chunk of these players really arent prospects (especially the pitchers). But this is my opinion. By the way I set it up in the following way: 3 catchers, 5 corner infielders, 6 middle infielders, 7 outfielders, 19 pitchers.

Pitchers
K Bloom
M Crotta
L Holdzkom
B Klinger
B Leach
B Lincoln
D McCutchen
K McPherson
Q Miller
D Molleken
D Moskos
B Morris
R Owens
N Pereria
J Sues
R Uviedo
A Watson
D Welker
J Wilson

Catchers
S Lerud
A Walker
K Watts

Corner Infielders
P Alvarez
J Cunningham
M Hauge
J Romak
N Walker

Middle Infielders
C D'Arnaud
S Ford
B Friday
A Gonzalez
J Mercer
J Negrych

Outfielders
J Delany
W Freeman
R Grossman
Q Latimore
A McCutchen
A Presley
J Tabata


Like I said there is a case that a lot of these players dont deserve to be on this team. But I really do not see anyone who at the moment is clearly more deserving.

Edit: The 25 man roster has been updated as well and will be done periodically throughout the season.

dodgersuck
05-15-2009, 11:41 AM
hmm why did you put Alvarez at first?

burgh_fan66
05-16-2009, 11:04 AM
hmm why did you put Alvarez at first?

quite simply the Pirates have nobody else to put there. There has been talk about moving him to 1st and with the complete lack of depth it made the overall team much better.

But the unasked question in there is who is the top 1st base prospect? That would be Calvin Anderson but he still has a lot to prove to be included with most of these guys.

To be totally accurate Alvarez would be at 3rd and Anderson at 1st with Walker on the bench.

burgh_fan66
06-08-2009, 11:09 PM
I am bumping up this thread because I updated it due to the McLouth trade. More updates to come.

BigB23
06-09-2009, 11:36 AM
My Pirates top 25 Prospects...since McCutchen got called up hes no longer a prospect.

1. Pedro Alvarez 1B/3B
2. Brad Lincoln SP
3. Jose Tabata OF
4. Charlie Morton SP
5. Gorkys Hernandez OF
6. Neil Walker 3B/C
7. Bryan Morris SP
8. Daniel Moskos SP/RP/CP
9. Shelby Ford 2B
10. Jeff Locke SP
11. Quinton Miller SP
12. Robert Grossman OF
13. Jeff Sues RP/CP
14. Daniel McCutchen SP/RP
15. Brian Friday SS
16. Jarek Cunningham SS/3B
17. Jamie Romak 1B/3B
18. Steve Lerud C
19. Matt Hague 3B
20. Jordy Mercer INF
21. Jim Negrych 2B
22. Kris Watts C
23. Andrew Walker C
24. Anthony Watson SP
25. Ron Uviedo RP

burgh_fan66
06-16-2009, 10:48 AM
Not a bad list. Only two players I disagree with. This first one is just a different viiew really. Morton should not be on it because he pitched 70 some innings for the Braves. I consider prospect to mean someone who has rookie eligibility and is currently in minors. Also I disagree with Anthony Watson but that is just my personal opinion.

burgh_fan66
06-16-2009, 01:50 PM
I updated my roster. I have given credit to Owens because of a good season. I consider Veal a prospect because he is definately a project. Hacker and Dubee are also questionable parts but they seem like good players.

burgh_fan66
06-16-2009, 02:11 PM
Catchers
1. Tony Sanchez
2. Andrew Walker
2. Steven lerud

1st Basemen
1. Matthew Hauge
2. Calvin Anderson
3. Jamie Romak

2nd Basemen
1. Shelby Ford
2. James Negrych
3. Jose de los Santos

3rd Basemen
1. Pedro Alvarez
2. Niel Walker
3. Jeremy Farrell

Shortstops
1. Brian Friday
2. Chase d'Arnaud
3. Jody mercer

Outfielders
1. Jose Tabata
2. Gorkys Hernandez
3. Robbie Grossman
4. Starling Marte
5. Quincy Latimore
6. Wesley Freeman
7. Miles Durham
8. Austin McClune
8. Marcus Davis
9. Evan Chambers

burgh_fan66
07-13-2009, 07:39 PM
I know I have not kept this too updated but I was wondering if anyone has thier top prospect list to add. I will update the list of the top players at each position and an overall ranking soon but everyone else is free to add thier lists.