At this point last year, I took a look at the minor league starting pitchers for the Pittsburgh Pirates and how they were acquired by the team. The breakdown was 15 draft picks, all of them taken in the first ten rounds. There were also four players acquired in trades and three international free agents. The list had a total of 22 players because two starters were injured at the time, so I included them and their replacements.
I'm going to update that list today by showing where those players are now. That will be followed by the 20 current starting pitchers, plus I'm going to include Nick Kingham, who was supposed to be in the starting rotation, but won't join Indianapolis for at least a few weeks.
First, last year's list, with updated locations for each pitcher:
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