Keith Law posted his updated top 50 prospects list on Thursday morning. Usually we post an article for those, but he an interesting decision for his list, which I didn't have explanation for, so I'm posting it here instead.

Law had Mitch Keller ranked 10th overall and Kevin Newman ranked 44th, and that was it for the Pirates. I wasn't sure if he just left Austin Meadows off because he was currently injured or did he really think he wasn't a top 50 prospect? He answered it later in his chat and it was a little bit of both, with injuries over the years piling up, he knocked him from #8 in early April to off the top 50.

I'm not sure how many people you could find who think Newman is a better prospect than Meadows, but it's his list, so he can do whatever he wants on it. Keller is up two...

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