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2013 West Virginia Power Season Preview

2013 West Virginia Power Season Preview

The 2013 minor league season begins on Thursday. In the days leading up to the opener, I will be previewing the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here is a look at the 2013 West Virginia Power, who will feature top prospects Josh Bell and Dilson Herrera on their Opening Day roster.

Lineup

C - Wyatt Mathisen

1B - Stetson Allie

2B - Dilson Herrera

SS - Max Moroff

3B - Eric Wood

LF - Walker Gourley

CF - Raul Fortunato (Barrett Barnes)

RF - Josh Bell

DH - D.J. Crumlich

Last year West Virginia had the most talent in the system, and two of the biggest breakout prospects in the game. This year they've got a roster full of young talent, with several players having breakout potential. That could lead to another strong year for the Power.

Josh Bell...

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