Baseball America has released their top 10 prospects for the 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates. The list can be viewed here, and subscribers can read the scouting reports here. Leading the list was 2011 first round pick Gerrit Cole. He was followed by 2010 first round pick Jameson Taillon. That's exactly how we have them rated in the Pirates Prospects top 50. From there, the lists differ.
Baseball America has Josh Bell third, Starling Marte fourth, and Luis Heredia fifth. We have the same players, but not in that order. I'd imagine pretty much every list will include the same top five, as there is a clear drop off after this group of potential impact players.
In the six through ten spots, Baseball America has Kyle McPherson, Tony Sanchez, Robbie Grossman, Stetson Allie, and Jeff Locke. ...
To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail email@example.com.