The 2014 minor league season begins today. To prepare for the start of the season, we have previews of all four of the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the previews for each team:
West Virginia Power - READING
First Pitch: Picking Two Pirates Breakout Candidates From Each Level
Here is a look at the 2014 West Virginia Power, who will feature top prospects Reese McGuire, Harold Ramirez, and Luis Heredia on their Opening Day roster, with Clay Holmes on the way.
C – Reese McGuire
1B – Edwin Espinal
2B – Erich Weiss
SS – JaCoby Jones
3B – Wyatt Mathisen
LF – Danny Collins/Candon Myles
CF – Barrett Barnes
RF – Harold Ramirez
DH – Michael Fransoso/Danny Collins
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