Harrison was our #23 prospect coming in to the year.
We are almost to the mid-way point of the 2011 season, and so far we've already seen several prospects make their Major League debuts. The Pittsburgh Pirates currently have Josh Harrison, Daniel Moskos, and Tony Watson on the active roster, with Michael Crotta on the disabled list. The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide provided reports on every player in the system coming in to the 2011 season, including the four players mentioned above. Three of those players were rated on the 2011 Top 50 Prospects list in the book. Here is what we had to say about each player coming in to the season. If you want to see what we said about the other players in the system, you can still buy the 2011 Prospect Guide, currently on sale, by going to the Products page.
Josh Harrison - #23 Overall
Harrison was acquired by the Pirates at the trade deadline in 2009, and has helped lead the Pirates’ minor league affiliates to championships in...
Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.