Highlights from the Pirates Hitters on the Extended Spring Training Roster

Last week we looked at the players of note on the pitching side down at Pirate City taking part in Extended Spring Training. This week we go to the hitting side, which has 33 names, including a player we looked at last week. This week will focus mainly on a large group of players signed as international free agents over the last 2-3 years. Every player here is in the 18-20 range, so they are both a long way from the majors and they have time to reach their potential upside.

We start with the same player we did last week because he's the high bonus player in this group, receiving $3M to sign away from a Clemson commit. Bubba Chandler will have two-way work this year, seeing the mound, as well as time at shortstop/DH. His hitting appears to be behind the pitching at this point, but he's a...



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