Jameson Taillon was the highest ranked Pirates prospect in BP's top 101.
Last week, MLB.com released their top 100 prospects, with the Pittsburgh Pirates having six players on the list. Today, Baseball Prospectus released their top 101 prospects, and the Pirates are once again well represented. This time they have seven players on the list.
The top prospect in the rankings is Jameson Taillon, who comes in at number 19 overall. That's down from his 2013 ranking of 11, and is also down from his MLB.com ranking of 16th overall.
Gregory Polanco was next, ranking 24th overall. This was a big difference between his MLB.com ranking, where he ended up 13th overall, and ahead of Taillon.
Tyler Glasnow was third on the list, which matched his MLB.com placement among the Pirates prospects. His ranking with BP was 42nd, which was down from his #27 ranking with MLB.com.
Reese McGuire got a higher grade in BP's ranking, coming in fourth on the Pirates list, and 59th overall. He just m...
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