Allie's fast start has stirred much talk

The season’s first two weeks have produced some noteworthy performances in the Pirates’ farm system, both good and bad. It’s way too early to start drawing any conclusions from these performances, but it’s not too early to scope out some players who’ll be interesting to follow closely, either with enthusiasm or concern. The biggest extremes have come at West Virginia and Bradenton, as a number of the Power’s hitters have gotten off to big starts and some of the Marauders’ just the opposite, while both teams have had massive fielding problems.

The Good

Stetson Allie, 1B (West Virginia):  The former strong-armed pitching prospect has made by far the most noise in the system in the early going, leading to considerable discussion online about w...

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