Episode 14 of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. This episode includes analysis from Nate Barnes (@NateBarnes_TPN), James Santelli (@JamesSantelli) and myself (@timwilliamsP2) on the Pirates. Highlights of the show include:
**We introduce new beat writer Nate Barnes to the show this week.
**There were some audio problems in the first nine minutes. We got everything figured out after that.
**We talk about how the trade market has been weak so far, with not a lot of names being talked about on the block. With the lack of impact options, and the lack of chances for other teams to get a big upgrade, do the Pirates need to make a move?
**The bench needs some help. Adding someone to the lineup and moving Garrett Jones to the bench would give the Pirates a good power bat off the bench. They could also use some hitters off the bench who can hit left-handers.
**The discussion on the offense hasn’t changed in the last month. The Pirates still need an upgrade, b...