Day one of the 2013 MLB Draft is in the books. The Pittsburgh Pirates took Austin Meadows with their first pick, Reese McGuire with their second pick in the first round, and Blake Taylor with their second round pick. For more on the three picks, check out our Day One Recap.

John Dreker and Wilbur Miller have been following the draft prospects all year, and were both following along tonight. Below you will find our thoughts on day one, plus thoughts on all three individual picks.
Day One
Tim Williams - I like the picks the Pirates had on day one. I feel they got a lot of value, with Austin Meadows being the biggest value at number nine. It was a surprise to see Reese McGuire drop to 14, and I was fine with him at 9, so I really like him there. It might be tough to pass on Braden Shiple...

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 tim@piratesprospects.com.