The 2014 draft is obviously different for the Pittsburgh Pirates than the draft has been over the last couple decades. They have the 24th overall pick in the first round, which is much lower than they are used to getting. Even in a year like 2013, when they picked ninth and 14th, we had a good idea all season of who they might take. Last year it seemed like the same 16 players were getting mentions in the top 16 spots, with only the order changing and occasionally some other names would pop in there after a hot streak.

With seven weeks until the first day of the draft on June 5th, the amount of names that have been in the 24th spot is already more than we saw last year with either Pirates pick. Those names cover all four categories too, college hitters and pitchers, and prep hitters and...

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