Sleeper alert for Ngoepe

This week's edition is sponsored by George Romero.  (Well, not really . . . .)  Halfway into May, the Pirates have had a handful of prospects come back from the dead, so to speak, after miserable starts to their seasons or from other adversity.  In some cases it's been prospects who were new to their current level and also a good age for that level.  Hopefully, many of these players just needed some time to get acclimated and will continue to improve.

Before moving on, though, I want to give a quick plug for Gift Ngoepe, who got a "sleeper alert" mention in Kevin Goldstein's daily prospect column at Baseball Prospectus a couple days ago.  Ngoepe is now hitting 306/359/459, and that goes along with excellent speed and good defensive play.  At the very least, h...

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