Maggi is hitting for a .367/.457/.532 line in June.
A lot of attention has been paid to the upper level shortstops (Chase d'Arnaud and Jordy Mercer) this season, but what about one guy at the lower levels who has really been on fire lately? I'm talking about Andrew Maggi, the 15th round pick in the 2010 draft. The Pirates took Maggi out of Arizona State. He was a draft eligible sophomore, and fell due to signability concerns, although the Pirates convinced him to sign with a $468,000 bonus, which was the fourth biggest bonus of the draft for Pittsburgh, behind Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, and Nick Kingham.
Maggi started off his career on a low note, with a .156/.257/.203 line in 64 at-bats in State College in 2010. He didn't get off to a great start in West Virginia either, wi...
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