Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 11/20/14
As it turns out, the Pirates released Ross Ohlendorf last night to create a space on the roster to make a Rule 5 pick today, not to make room for Yamaico Navarro. The roster spot for Navarro will apparently be cleared sometime this afternoon. The draft is in about five minutes. I'm busy this morning, but I'll try to get this post updated as quickly as I can. Until then, you can check out Vlad at Bucs Dugout's great preview of the draft because the Pirates' pick will likely come from his list of players. UPDATE (10:12)- The Pirates picked Gustavo Nunez, a shortstop from the Tigers organization that Baseball America calls a "highly skilled defender with a highly questionable bat." They just missed Pedro Ciriaco so much! They also apparently lost Brett Lorin to the Diamondbacks, which is a little disappointing, but not really all that surprising.  ANALYZING UPDATE: I'm not sure I understand this pick a whole lot. Nunez is 23 and only just made it to Double-A part way through 2011. He h...
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