Most people know about the players we represent who are very close to getting the call they are waiting for – that they are needed to add value to their club’s Major League Roster. Those guys are Pete Parise, Gary Patchett, Clint Robinson, and Johnny Lujan. But Dynasty also has a group of players who […]
Kyle McPherson is enjoying his brief time off from playing baseball. He was recently named Pitcher of the Year for the State College Spikes, the Short Season A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, after going 13 starts with a 2.99ERA, 75IP, 57K, and 11BB. He also had 13 starts with the Class A West […]
I recently ran down Kyle McPherson‘s impressive stats in the post, Kyle McPherson Ending His Season On A High Note. It looks like many in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization realize what an impressive season McP has put together. The State College Spikes affiliate passed on an honor to McP yesterday, awarding him with the title […]
The MLB Draft occurred just last week, but already, three first-round picks have signed with the teams who picked them. The disadvantage of signing early is that you forfeit seeing what other players are signing for. There is a possibility that you sign for less than you could make if you hold out until the […]
One of Dynasty‘s newest baseball clients, has been on a tear since signing with the sports and talent agency. Kyle McPherson, a 14th round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2007 amateur entry Draft got the start for the Low A West Virginia Power last night and went 5 innings with 6 strike outs […]
Gary Amato is a 6’2 200 lbs pitcher out of Penn State University. He was born in Cocoa Beach,FL, where he led Cocoa Beach High School with a 1.64 ERA, 72 strikeouts and a .403 batting average his junior year (’03); and as team captain senior year (’04), putting up a 1.08 ERA with 117 […]
Navigating a business in desperate times is not something new for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Veterans of selling tickets with a bad team, the economy is only part of the puzzle the Pirates have to solve when it comes to putting fans in the seats. Posting 16 straight losing seasons forces the Pirates marketing and ticket sales divisions to get creative.
Back in November, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Pirates global recruiting effort, especially the pickup of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, contestants in India’s “Million Dollar Arm” reality TV contest. While their future within the Pirates’ organization is still unknown, Darren Rovell reported on Monday with updates to their story. When I mentioned last time […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached a contract agreement for 3-years with catcher Ryan Doumit. The 27-year old will receive a $300,000 signing bonus with $2.05 million next season and $3.55 million in 2010 and $5.1 million in 2011. The contract also bears a $7.25 million club option for 2012 with a $500,000 buyout; if that […]
Guest contribution by loyal reader and current Q2 intern, Michael Goldman. Real pirate ships aren’t the only pirates in the news for their global endeavors anymore. Recently, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made additions to their club from around the globe, including Monday’s signing of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel from India, and the South African […]