Baseball America posted their draft report card for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday morning. They grade the players in multiple categories, find the best in multiple pitching and hitting strengths.
Will Craig was named the best pure hitter, best power hitter, best pro debut and closest to the majors. Craig was taken 22nd overall and hit .280/.412/.362 in 218 at-bats, with a 41:37 BB/SO ratio. He finished second in the NYPL in OBP, and ninth in OPS.
Best defensive player is shortstop Stephen Alemais, who was named on Monday as one of the best defensive players in the entire draft class.
Fastest runner is Garrett Brown, a raw outfielder, who was taken in the 23rd round. He's one of the fastest players in the organization now. Brown was slightly old for the draft class and didn't...
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