The Pittsburgh Pirates need to be aggressive in player acquisition this off-season, and the international market could hold a handful of different targets. But how much could we see the top options sign for?
The Pittsburgh Pirates are more than likely going to be aggressive in acquiring players this off-season (or, at the very least, should be). Both the trade and free agent market should hold their fair share of potential targets for the Pirates to pursue, but one way they could go about bolstering and reinforcing the roster is through the international free agent market.
The World Baseball Classic brought attention to many top international players who may make the move to the United States and play in MLB. Some have already expressed their desire to play in the US as soon as 2024. But who are the top international targets the Pirates should go after, and what could they cost to sign?