Found June 09, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
Pittsburgh Pirates are one of the surprises this season in baseball and with two picks in the first round; they could be great for a long time. The Pirates have relied on pitching to have early success, but the one area of concern for them has been scoring runs. They are expected to draft some position players to help in this area. Pittsburgh decided with the 9th pick to select outfielder Austin Meadows. The interesting part about this pick is that Meadows is from the same town as Clint Frazier who was selected 5th by the Cleveland Indians, and they are best friends. The scouts love the five-tool potential that he has, he is a tremendous hitter that can do it all on the field. He can run, has an outstanding arm, and has great bat speed. Meadows is a left-handed hitter that has an ideal frame which should add some strength as he matures, which could lead to more power. The scouts project that he more upside than Frazier does. He did some more pounds to his already athletic body since...
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