Every Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the season ahead. Some are competing for jobs in big league camp, while others are prepping for the season as they vie for spots at Minor League affiliates throughout the team's system. MLBPipeline.com is visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today, we check in on the Pittsburgh Pirates.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Homegrown stars such as Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole have played instrumental roles in the Pirates' resurgence, helping the team reach the playoffs in each of the past two years.