MLB Draft: The Latest Pirates Draft Rumblings


Live Updates 5:12 p.m. – War Room Buzz: Here are the Pirates final four considerations 1. Tony Sanchez, Catcher, Boston College (Expected to be the teams Selection) 2. Zach Wheeler, Pitcher, East Paulding HS 3. Aaron Crow, Pitcher, Fort Worth 4. Grant Green, SS, USC. From a pure value standpoint ( no consideration for financial demands) Crow is the best value followed by Zach Wheeler, Grant Green and then Tony Sanchez. 5:00 p.m. – TIOPS baseball Insider John Perrotto tells me he’s hearing an agreement has been made with Sanchez but no confirmation to this point from team officials. 4:02 p.m. – Pirates will pass on Aaron Crow according to industry sources. Sanchez will likely be the pick and could be signed very soon. Draft Insider Keith Law reports a predraft deal is done. Sanchez is viewed as a reach at #4. Huntington met with Sanchez last week and SanchezRead More »