Prior to the MLB trade deadline, we released our mid-season top 50 prospects, taking a look at where all of the new members of the Pirates' system would rank, all while factoring in the performances we've seen this season. When the Pirates add a new prospect, I ask around for rankings on the player, then figure out where the player fits on the list.
So when the Pirates added two prospects for Tony Watson yesterday, I asked John Dreker and Wilbur Miller for their rankings, and we figured out where the new guys would end up.
Based on the title, you can probably figure out that right-handed pitcher Angel German didn't end up in the top 50. You could make an argument that he would belong in Tier 7, just outside of the top 50 with several other players who project as bench or bullpen guys...
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