Baseball America continued their rankings of the best tools at each level of the minors. Yesterday, we mentioned that the managers and coaches in the International League picked Tyler Glasnow as the pitcher with the best breaking ball and Elias Diaz as the best defensive catcher. On Wednesday, it was time for the Eastern League and the Pittsburgh Pirates had three players named.
The managers and coaches in the EL agreed that Kevin Newman is/was the best defensive shortstop, Edwin Espinal is/was the best defensive first baseman and Elvis Escobar has the best outfield arm.
Those are all interesting choices and not really something I could argue against because I don't know the other teams in the league as well, so all three might be correct. The managers and coaches see these players d...
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