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Farm System (Click the team name to view statistics)
Class Team League Manager Hitting Coach Pitching Coach
MAJ Pittsburgh Pirates National League Clint Hurdle Jeff Branson Ray Searage
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Andy Barkett Butch Wynegar Stan Kyles
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Michael Ryan Kevin Riggs Bryan Hickerson
HiA Bradenton Marauders Florida State League Gerardo Alvarez Keoni De Renne Matt Ford
LoA West Virginia Power South Atlantic League Wyatt Toregas Ryan Long Drew Benes
SS West Virginia Black Bears New York-Penn League Brian Esposito Jonathan Prieto Tom Filer
R Bristol Pirates Appalachian League Miguel Perez Kelson Brown Joel Hanrahan
R GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Dave Turgeon Austin McClune Elvin Nina
R DSL Pirates Dominican Summer League Kieran Mattison Bernie Castro Dan Urbina

Organization Reports
Correspondent: John Perrotto, Pittsburgh

Kevin Kramer Learns To Elevate For Power  

Pirates Gamble On Health Of Rule 5 Pick Nick Burdi  

Pirates’ Starter Depth Could Impact Tyler Eppler  

Austin Meadows Gained Experience Despite Injuries  

Mitch Keller Continues To Thrive At Double-A  


Top Prospects
(Click the year to view the top 10 prospects)
  Draft History
(Click the year to view the picks)
Year Top Prospect Position   Year Top Pick Position
2007 Andrew McCutchen OF   2007 Daniel Moskos LHP
2008 Andrew McCutchen OF   2008 Pedro Alvarez 3B
2009 Pedro Alvarez 3B   2009 Tony Sanchez C
2010 Pedro Alvarez 3B   2010 Jameson Taillon RHP
2011 Jameson Taillon RHP   2011 Gerrit Cole RHP
2012 Gerrit Cole RHP   2012 Mark Appel* RHP
2013 Gerrit Cole RHP   2013 Austin Meadows OF
2014 Gregory Polanco OF   2014 Cole Tucker SS
2015 Tyler Glasnow RHP   2015 Kevin Newman SS
2016 Tyler Glasnow RHP   2016 Will Craig 3B
2017 Austin Meadows OF   2017 Shane Baz RHP
        * did not sign