The 2013 Jamestown Jammers season begins today. Some of you may be wondering "Who are the Jamestown Jammers?" The Pirates used to have their short-season A-ball affiliate in State College. The contract with the Spikes ended last year, and the Spikes opted to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals. Thus the Pirates moved their short-season A-ball team to Jamestown. Everything is the same as it was with State College, except for the obvious part about the team playing in Jamestown.

Normally with my team previews I give the lineup, the rotation, the bullpen, and the bench. However, in this situation that's difficult to project. I've seen a lot of the guys already in the system, and have a good idea of what they can do and where they'll be playing. However, the draft adds a new twist. The roster...

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