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Interview with Jim Callis from Baseball America

Interview with Jim Callis from Baseball America

Two weeks ago, Tim Williams asked the loyal readers of Pirates Prospects for their input on the site and what we can do to improve it.  One of the comments was that readers would like to see a national, objective viewpoint on some Pirate prospects.  This was an excellent idea as there is the danger of being in an "echo chamber" where everyone says the same thing and a hive-mind develops.

To that end, Pirates Prospects went straight to the top and contacted Jim Callis of Baseball America, the respected voice for one of the leading sites for minor league prospecting.  In order to avoid bombarding Jim with questions about every prospect from Indianapolis to the Dominican Summer League, we decided to give our writeup on four prospects that are off the radar for the majority of non-Pirate fans and see what his corresponding opinions of the players were.  We also asked if there was anyone who stood out to him, outside of the top guys that everyone talks about.  A big thanks to Jim for tak...

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