Tony Sanchez currently sports a .936 OPS

It's received wisdom these days that AAA teams serve more as taxi squads for their parent teams than as prospect development vehicles.  Most teams in the International and Pacific Coast Leagues are made up primarily of players who are beyond the prospect stage, but who could be useful in the majors under the right circumstances, usually injuries.  Indianapolis is no different this year.  Although minor league W/L records aren't good measures for a farm system generally, the Indians' current 29-13 record does give some indication that there's help available if the Pirates need it.

The Good

Felix Pie, OF (AAA):  From the time the Pirates signed him, Pie figured most likely to be called upon if the Pirates needed an outfielder who could play c...

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