In 2011, the Pirates gave Josh Bell a $5 million bonus to draw him away from his commitment to the University of Texas. They saw a player with first round talent that was passed over by other teams because Bell sent every team a letter saying he would stick with that commitment. The Pirates¬†recognized that […]
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