Joely Rodriguez is a lefty who consistently throws 91-94 MPH.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have no shortage of quality pitching prospects. This year they saw Gerrit Cole graduate to the majors and start his transition into a number one starter. Next year could be the same story with top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon. One of the biggest stories in the minors this year was the emergence of Tyler Glasnow, who looks like he could also be a top of the rotation starter.
Behind those pitchers, the Pirates have guys like Nick Kingham and Luis Heredia. Kingham has shown the potential to be a strong number three starter, and possibly a number two starter if he continues improvements to his game. Heredia is young and raw, but has shown some potential in his young career, and has a lot of upside.
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