For ESPN Insiders, Keith Law posted his first attempt at a mock draft over the weekend. With the 2018 amateur draft starting just four weeks from today, we are beginning to get a better idea of what certain teams might be looking to get with their early picks.
Law has heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates are interested in right-handed prep pitcher Carter Stewart and left-handed prep pitcher Matthew Liberatore. He has Stewart going to the San Diego Padres with the seventh overall pick, while Liberatore is his choice for the Pirates with the tenth overall pick. We have also heard twice that the Pirates are interested in Georgia Tech catcher Joey Bart, but he seems to be rising up the draft charts. Law has Bart going fourth overall.
Liberatore was featured here just two days ago in our Sat...
To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.