The success of a draft class is usually determined by how the top end talent performed. In the Pirates case, expectations will be high for their 2021 class after taking Henry Davis first overall. They also signed several high upside prep players to over slot deals, only adding to expectations.
Looking all the way at the bottom of their 2021 draft is infielder Brenden Dixon, taken in the 20th and final round. Dixon is quietly having one of the best seasons from 2021 class.
On a team that has struggled offensively for most of the season, Dixon has been one of the more consistent players at the plate for Bradenton.
One series that has stuck out for the 21-year-old was an early May matchup against the Tampa Tarpons. Playing in all six games that series, Dixon s...
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