With Grapefruit League games now underway, what does the latest projected Opening Day roster look like for the Pittsburgh Pirates?
Spring Training is now in full swing for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of Major League Baseball. With over two weeks worth of camp and three Grapefruit League games now under their belts, the Pirates are less than a month away from Opening Day in Cincinnati.
With Opening Day in Cincinnati now just 29 days away it will soon be time for manager Derek Shelton and his coaching staff to start making roster decisions. While a lot of the roster is pretty set, there are still some roster decisions to be made.
What will the bullpen look like? Who wins the second base job? Which catcher will serve as the primary backup to Austin Hedges? Does the team go with a five or six-man starting rotation to start the season? What will the bench look like?
Today, we'll take our latest dive into attempting to predict the team's Opening Day roster. Let's get to it.