Allie is projected by many to be a power closer in the majors one day.

A year ago today, the Pittsburgh Pirates didn't have a single pitcher in the farm system with top of the rotation potential.  They had drafted Jameson Taillon in the first round, and signing him was almost a guarantee.  They also drafted Stetson Allie in the second round, although his addition wasn't as guaranteed as Taillon.  By the time August rolled around, they signed both pitchers, and added top Mexican pitching prospect Luis Heredia, giving the organization three starters with top of the rotation stuff.  This August, the Pirates should add a fourth to that list by signing right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole, which should happen by the August 15th draft signing deadline.

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