Jim Callis Top Ten Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects

Go check out the Jim Callis article and see who didn’t make the cut of his top ten Pittsburgh Pirates prospects.  The Bucs are putting some serious talent together.  Here are the top eight on Callis’ list, click here to see the rest at Baseball America

1. Jameson Taillon, rhp $6.5 million man has better feel than Cole and his stuff isn’t far behind.

2. Gregory Polanco, of Keeps getting better and might be a five-tool center fielder.

3. Austin Meadows, of This year’s No. 9 pick might be a five-tool center fielder, too.

4. Josh Bell, of Now that he’s healthy, showing why his bat earned him a $5 million bonus.

5. Tyler Glasnow, rhp Breakout prospect has an unhittable fastball/curve combo, needs more command.

6. Reese McGuire, c No. 14 choice in June has above-average catch, throw and bat skills.

7. Alen Hanson, ss This feels low for an offensive shortstop with average defensive tools.

8. Nick Kingham, rhp Like Glasnow, he’s a projection righty coming into his own this season.

Shortstop Alen Hanson works at Pirates City. Photo: RumBunter.com


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