The Pirates’ 2010 draft signings changed the profile of their farm system in a hurry.  Earlier in the season, the system had graduated several top prospects in Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata and Brad Lincoln, as well as Neil Walker, who’s suddenly re-emerged as one of the organization’s best young talents.  We’ve each taken a look, in the form of top ten prospect lists, at how the system stands now.

Now that he's signed, Taillon is the consensus top prospect in the Pirates' system.

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1.         Jameson Taillon, RHP

2.         Tony Sanchez, C

3.         Bryan Morris, RHP

4.         Starling Marte, OF

5.         Stetson Allie, RHP

6.         Rudy Owens, LHP

7.         Chase d'Arnaud, SS

8.         Jeff Locke, LHP

9.         Zach Von Rosenberg,...

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