2013 Prospect #1 – Gerrit Cole

Mar 29, 2013 by

We have reached #1, and of course it is an anticlimactic choice. There are very few teams in Major League Baseball for which Gerrit...

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2013 Prospect #2 – Jameson Taillon

Mar 29, 2013 by

When it comes down to deciding who is the top prospect in the Pirates organization, a coin toss to separate Gerrit Cole and Jameson...

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2013 Prospect #3 – Alen Hanson

Mar 27, 2013 by

Alen Hanson was one of the most impressive minor league players I saw play last year, which is saying a lot. He has a dynamic set of...

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2013 Prospect #4 – Gregory Polanco

Mar 26, 2013 by

Unquestionably, Gregory Polanco was the biggest breakout prospect of the 2012 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, rising from obscurity...

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2013 Prospect #5 – Dilson Herrera

Mar 26, 2013 by

To be very frank about it, the Pirates international scouting department, led by Rene Gayo, has been the driving force behind the...

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2013 Prospect #6 – Tyler Glasnow

Mar 25, 2013 by

The Pirates draft philosophy under Neal Huntington and Greg Smith has focused on projectable high school pitchers in the middle to...

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2013 Prospect #7 – Luis Heredia

Mar 22, 2013 by

Ever since the day the Pirates announced that they had signed 16 year-old Luis Heredia of the Veracruz Red Eagles to a $2.6M bonus,...

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2013 Prospect #8 – Josh Bell

Mar 20, 2013 by

The Pirates have been, generally speaking, immune from the injury bug in their farm system over the last few years; most of their...

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