The Pittsburgh Pirates have had some surprising hot and surprising cold starts to the 2022 campaign.
The 2022 season is in full swing, and while not a whole lot of games have been played, there have still been good starts and bad starts for players. The Pittsburgh Pirates have had some surprising good starts and bad starts to the season. Some guys who are coming off of down seasons are performing well above expectations, and some guys who are coming off phenomenal campaigns aren’t doing so hot.
Now overall, these are small sample sizes. Nobody we’re going to talk about has even reached 100 plate appearances, so keep that in mind. Ice cold starts are just that, starts, so don’t be too worried if your favorite Pirates prospect didn’t start 2022 off on the right foot. It’s a long season. (Note I am only looking at the oragnization’s top prospects. So while guys like Jacob Gonzalez and Matt Gorski have an OPS over .900, they aren’t considered ranked prospects. Plus, we already highlighted some hot starts by unranked prospects here.