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.

Author: Tim Williams

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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