Pittsburgh Pirates: 5 Prospects in Baseball America’s 2021 Update

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have really put together a quality farm system. It starts at the top.

It is that time of the year again. Major national baseball websites are going to start releasing their midseason prospect ranking updates. Obviously, for the Pittsburgh Pirates, this will be one of the more intriguing things to follow. Of course, they just had a very strong draft and will be acquiring some more prospects over the coming days.

Baseball America posted their 2021 midseason top 100 prospect update. This update includes players’ performance so far this year as well as signed draft picks. So a point of interest for Pittsburgh Pirates fans especially is going to be where first overall pick Henry Davis ranks on this midseason update. Also, are there other new additions to the list?  The Pittsburgh Pirates have had quite a few prospects put together impressive 2021s such as Roansy Contreras, Canaan Smith-Njigba, and Carmen Mlodzinski.

Overall, the Pittsburgh Pirates have five players ranked on Baseball America’s new top 100. This is an impressive hall as most teams who have good farm systems typically have around five to seven top 100 players. The Pittsburgh Pirates definitely have more players who just miss the list and could appear on the top 100 by the end of the season. With that, here are the Pittsburgh Pirates who rank in Baseball America’s new Top 100 list: