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First Pitch: Two Players Who Could Impact the Pirates the Most in 2017

Tyler Glasnow is on the right path to reaching his upside. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
First Pitch: Two Players Who Could Impact the Pirates the Most in 2017

BOSTON - The 2017 Pirates season is upon us, with the Pirates opening up the season in Boston. I will have full coverage from Opening Day, with a bit of a season preview tomorrow morning, game coverage tomorrow afternoon, plus post-game analysis. We will have our minor league season previews starting on Tuesday, gearing up for the start of the minor league regular season on Thursday.

But first, it's time to do a bit of a recap of Spring Training. I didn't want to go too in depth with the recap, since it's hard to take some Spring Training stats and results seriously. I started off with a list of players who could impress and who could disappoint, but with a 25-man roster, that can be a bit of a stretch when you start getting past the big ones. So I decided to just focus on one player fr...

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