Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Checking in on Altoona’s Loaded Lineup

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The Pittsburgh Pirates Double-A affiliate has an impressive lineup that is producing.

The Pittsburgh Pirates rebuild is all about complete. While they still have a few potential roster moves to make this offseason, the bulk of the rebuild plan has taken place, at least on the player movement side. The youth movement had already started, but there is more to come.

Coming into the season the Pittsburgh pirates have Philly at the Greensboro get grasshoppers where are the team of interest. They had an intriguing lineup led by 2020 first-round pick Nick Gonzales. In addition to Gonzales, 2019 first-round pick Quinn Priester would headline the rotation.

While the Grasshoppers still have a lot of the Pittsburgh Pirates more upside prospects, the Altoona Curve also quietly have a very deep lineup. The Curves’ lineup is not only producing but they also have quite a few notable prospects filling out the batting order. Not to mention, they have been missing the team’s top power prospect from the lineup in Cruz since early July.

The lineup was already somewhat intriguing when entering the 2021 season.  However, after an active trade deadline and other moves within the Organization the Curve are the deepest they have been in quite some time.  So with that being said, let’s take a look at how the Altoona Curves lineup is producing: