Under the Radar: Sleepers Just Outside of the Pirates Top 30

Today we released our Top 30 Prospect list at Pirates Prospects, and with this list, some talented guys were left off that deserve some recognition. Today, we look at some under-the-radar prospects who missed our top 30.
Po-Yu Chen, RHP
Unofficially listed as our 31st ranked prospect, Chen burst onto the scene in 21'. Chen showed remarkable control while pitching in the Complex League; in fact, in 21.0 innings, Chen walked not a single soul. On top of the control, Chen allowed just two earned runs and an average of ten strikeouts per nine. 

When Chen got the call up to Bradenton, you were reminded that he was a 19-year-old prospect rather quickly. Chen walked 12 batters and gave up ten earned runs, all in 16.0 innings of work.

With his age and still some room to grow, Chen could se...



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