Pittsburgh Pirates Players Set To Benefit From The WBC
First baseman/outfielder Jose Osuna
Jose Osuna continues to be a very intriguing hitting prospect for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has always hit well in the Minor Leagues, and in recent years his power has been on an upward trajectory. You can read more about all of that here.
For a second consecutive year Jose Osuna is having an impressive spring. He continues to open eyes with his bat, while also playing a strong defensive first base. Osuna can also play the corner outfield positions.
With all three Pirate outfielders away at the World Baseball Classic, we could see a lot of Osuna in right field the next few weeks. Especially with first baseman Josh Bell set to return to the starting lineup this afternoon.
Jose Osuna will start the year at Triple-A Indianapolis, however, there is a great chance he sees time in the Major Leagues this season. Due to his bat, Osuna would make a lot of sense as a call up whenever a bat is needed this season.
The next few weeks will be a great opportunity for Osuna to continue to make a strong impression with Clint Hurdle and the Pirates.