The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted a trio of high upside pitchers in the 2016 draft. They took Travis MacGregor in the second round, lefty Braeden Ogle in the fourth round, and Max Kranick dropped to them in the 11th round, then agreed to an over-slot deal.

The three of them were each slated for Bristol this season after pitching in the GCL last year. They ended up having three completely different seasons.

Ogle established himself as one of the top pitching prospects in the system. In our Bristol recap from yesterday, he was named the top prospect. Ogle's season ended with a minor knee surgery in mid-August. It was an issue he had before signing, although it didn't really bother him until a few days prior to his surgery.

Kranick was shutdown with shoulder soreness at the end of Exten...

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