Ben Badler at Baseball America posted his yearly international review for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday morning. Since the Pirates (and most other teams) don't announce any international signings, the scouting reports on these players are hard to get until they actually start to play games. We will get updated reports on these players once they get to the Dominican academy for Spring Training next month, but for now, here is some additional information on the players the Pirates signed last year.

I'll point out that the list runs from January 1 to December 31, so this is a combination of two international signing periods, but doesn't include the top players from either of those classes. That's because the best players from the 2015-16 signing period were signed in July of 2015, an...

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