The Dominican Summer League season starts on Saturday and we will have a preview of the entire roster later today. In this article, we are going to take a look at the players that have come through the DSL for the Pirates since 2008 when the current front office took over. This is a brief look at each club and what it produced. I'm going to split this into two articles, covering the first four years today and the next three years tomorrow. During the 2012-13 seasons, they had two clubs in the Dominican and before that, they had a team in Venezuela. That league hasn't produced much, but I'll mention them briefly below as well.

Starting with 2008, this team has the best current player, Starling Marte. In fact, he's the only current player in the system still. Pitcher Emmanuel De Leon was ...

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