We’re almost at the point in the season where rosters expand to 40 players and teams call up all sorts of minor league prospects to supplement their rosters.
Some of these September call-ups go a long way in helping their teams qualify for the playoffs. Others flame out and ride the bench until the end of the season. Either way, these prospects have the chance to make their mark while also giving a much-needed boost to weary rosters at the end of a long season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have a slew of potential prospects in Indianapolis who could make an impact in the big leagues when rosters expand in two weeks. Some have been here before; others have spent their entire careers in the minors.
One thing is for certain. This team needs help on several fronts in order to remain in contention for a second consecutive playoff berth. Let’s hope these prospects can help push the team over the top in September.