With pitchers and catchers reporting today, and Spring Training starting up this week, we will be previewing the position battles to follow throughout the Spring. To keep track of the players who are in camp, and the updated status of each position battle, check out the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training Tracker.
If there's one area where Neal Huntington has been successful, it's building a bullpen. Huntington has found a lot of quality, low-cost relievers over the last few years. Joel Hanrahan was a throw-in from the 2009 Lastings Milledge trade, and ended up closing for the team for two and a half years. Jason Grilli was available to any team that wanted him in July 2011, and the Pirates got him on a minor league deal. Tony Watson and Jared Hughes were struggling starters in Doub...
This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a FREE copy of the 2016 Prospect Guide. We also have a promotion with DraftKings where you can get a FREE one-year subscription to the site by signing up as a new DraftKings customer and making a $5 minimum deposit. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.