FanGraphs ranks four Pittsburgh Pirates prospects in top 100 overall prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have landed four prospects inside FanGraphs's top 100 prospects in baseball

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No. 10 RHP Paul Skenes

There is little surprise to who the Pirates' top prospect is according to FanGraphs as 2023 No. 1 pick Paul Skenes enters the season as the No. 10 prospect in all of baseball according to the popular statistics and analysis site.

FanGrahps assigned Skenes a future value of 60 and is ranked as the highest rated pitcher, one spot ahead of Philadelphia Phillies prospect Andrew Painter.

After signing with the Pirates, Skenes made five starts across three levels of the Pirates minor league system, allowing four earned runs in 6.2 innings pitched. He also struck out 10 while walking two.

The 21-year old out of Fullerton, California is expected to make his Major League debut in 2024.