Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Top 10 Prospects

Today we wrapped up the Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 top 10 prospects countdown. The results, with links to the individual reports, are as follows:

1. Gerrit Cole

2. Jameson Taillon

3. Starling Marte

4. Josh Bell

5. Luis Heredia

6. Robbie Grossman

7. Tony Sanchez

8. Stetson Allie

9. Kyle McPherson

10. Nick Kingham

If you enjoyed the countdown and the reports on each player, you’ll also enjoy the 2012 Prospect Guide, which features similar reports on the remaining top 50 prospects, as well as over 250 prospect reports and a feature on the top four pitching prospects in the system. You can purchase your copy of the book on the products page of the site.

Tim Williams

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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.

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  • Anonymous

    @Tim how about Jai Miller could be an interesting waiver claim if he gets to them? Limited ABs and playing in a huge park. There has to be some bum on the 40 man to get rid of maybe Nunez.