Arizona Fall League

Pirates AFL Roster Includes Glasnow, Kingham, Bell, Sampson, and Diaz

Pirates AFL Roster Includes Glasnow, Kingham, Bell, Sampson, and Diaz

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be sending eight players to the Arizona Fall League this off-season, with the eight players playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions. The Scorpions will be managed by Jeff Banister. Tyler Glasnow, Josh Bell, and Nick Kingham headline the list of players who will be playing in the showcase league.

The Pirates will be sending their two top healthy pitching prospects in Glasnow and Kingham. Glasnow should start the 2015 season in Altoona, and could finish with Indianapolis. Kingham will start in Indianapolis, and could be in the majors by mid-season. Joining those two pitchers will be 2014 breakout pitcher Adrian Sampson, who also could have a shot at arriving in the majors next season.

Tom Harlan and Joely Rodriguez are the final pitchers who have been selected ...

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