Found February 18, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
(Opening image Gerrit Cole; image credit pittsburghsportingnews) Part 7 in a series recapping every Pittsburgh Pirates’ draft since current GM Neal Huntington took over the helm in late 2007.  Review each of the drafts here: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012, part 1     2012, part 2   Best Draft Class:  2011 Bell; Image credit mlbprospectportal The Pirates drafted- and signed- potential impact talent with their first three picks in SP Gerrit Cole, OF Josh Bell, and 1B Alex Dickerson.  Cole is the Pirates’ best pitching prospect (with a slight edge over Jameson Taillon), and will be among the top 10 prospects in all of baseball in 2013.  Bell is one of the Pirates’ best hitting prospects, and would probably be the best, were it not for an injury that derailed his season.  And though far less heralded, Dickerson is probably the best pure power bat in the organization.  If Bell and Dickerson fail to reach the Majors, the impact of the 2011 class will certainly be minimized, as the remaining tal...
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