In 2010 the Pittsburgh Pirates had the 52nd pick in the draft, picking second overall in the second round. Heading in to the draft, not much was expected from the pick. They ended up drafting and signing Stetson Allie, who entered the draft as a top 10-15 prospect.
In 2011 the Pirates had the 61st overall pick in the draft, picking first in the second round. Once again, not much was expected prior to the draft. However, on draft day they saw Josh Bell, one of the top high school hitters, and a top 15 prospect, fall to them.
Heading in to the 2011-2012 off-season, the Pirates find themselves with a few holes, and one of those holes is behind the plate. One of the top options available is Ramon Hernandez. Yesterday, MLB Trade Rumors did their annual predictions of the top 50 free...
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