BRADENTON, Fla. - The early part of Spring Training is filled with bullpen sessions that highlight the day, since hitters aren't in camp, and pitchers aren't to the point of throwing off the actual mound. The Pirates have four groups of eight pitchers each, with two groups throwing bullpens each day. There were several interesting guys to watch today from a prospect standpoint, but the guy who stood out the most was Luis Escobar. I got some video of him, which can be viewed below.
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