Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 2/1/13
Gerrit Cole is the number one prospect in the system for the second year in a row. Today we completed the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates top 20 prospects countdown with the shocking revelation that Gerrit Cole was the number one prospect in the system. The full list of players can be found in the links below, with write-ups on each player. The full top 50 list, as well as reports on every other player in the system, is only available in the Pirates Prospects 2013 Prospect Guide, which is now on sale. The book features over 250 prospect reports, the 2013 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates’ farm system that you can find.  Be sure to purchase your copy of the book on the products page of the site. Here are the top 20 reports. 20. Jin-De Jhang, C 19. Andrew Oliver, LHP 18. Vic Black, RHP 17. Adrian Sampson, RHP 16. Wyatt Mathisen, C 15. Bryan Morris, RHP 14. Justin Wilson, LHP 13. Tony Sanchez, C 12. Dilson Herrera, 2B 11. Clay Holmes, RHP 10. Nick Kingham, RHP 9. Kyle McPherson, RHP 8. Tyler Glasnow, RHP 7. Barrett Barnes, OF 6. Josh Bell, OF 5. Luis Heredia, RHP 4. Alen Hanson, SS 3. Gregory Polanco, OF 2. Jameson Taillon, RHP 1. Gerrit Cole, RHP
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