This weekend I uploaded the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 Spring Training Tracker to the site. This is the fourth year in a row that we've had the tracker on the site. Prior to Spring Training it will show all of the non-roster invitees who are invited to camp, along with the chances of each player making the Opening Day roster. Once Spring Training begins, the tracker will be updated any time a player is cut from camp, or whenever a player's projection changes.
Currently I project four position battles in Spring Training. Those are first base, one bench spot, one bullpen spot, and one rotation spot.
The Pirates are expected to go with a platoon at first base, pairing someone with Gaby Sanchez. The two internal contenders for the job are Andrew Lambo and Chris McGuiness. It's still possibl...
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