The Bristol Pirates usually get some interesting pitching prospects and not much on the hitting side. The pitching part is definitely true this season, but there are also three hitters who really stand out in this group.

We start at the top of the rotation, where 2017 first round pick Shane Baz will be the top prospect to watch on the team. To most it's disappointing that he didn't make it to the West Virginia Power this year, especially since that was the plan during Spring Training. Baz was passed over for promotions to the level by Max Kranick and Cody Bolton last month. The decision was simply based on the fact that those two were pitching better than anyone else at Pirate City.

At the time of Bolton's promotion (which was after Kranick), we looked into the decision to send him i...

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