Keith Law Ranks the Pirates Farm System 7th
Keith Law released his organizational rankings today for ESPN Insider subscribers, and had the Pittsburgh Pirates ranked as the 7th best farm system. Law had the Cardinals, Twins, Rays, Astros, Cubs, and Padres as the top six systems.
In his comments on the system, Law said that Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon rival any club’s top two pitching prospects. He also noted that West Virginia had one of the strongest teams for prospects last year, including up the middle bats.