Myles was the 12th round pick for the Pirates.
Pirates Prospects is not only read by Pirates fans interested in learning about the farm system. It's also read by players, coaches, agents, friends and family members. I'm always pleased to see the friends, family members, and coaches of recent Pirates draft picks discovering and following the site. We kind of take the draft for granted, chalking it up as a systematic procedure, and thinking of the players as "prospects" rather than young 18-21 year olds. It's a big deal for a player to get drafted, and I always enjoy seeing that excitement around the time of the draft.
While posting updates to Twitter today, I started noticing a lot of attention being paid to 12th round pick Candon Myles, with a ton of re-tweets about his selection....
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