Five Pirates prospects rank in Baseball America's Top 100

Oneil Cruz of the Altoona Curve scored a two-run homer
Oneil Cruz of the Altoona Curve scored a two-run homer Photo credit © Kate Collins / Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Baseball America’s final “significant Top 100” update of minor league prospects for the season has arrived and the Pirates have five players on the list.

Altoona Curve Shortstop Oneil Cruz is the closest to the top, coming in at 19th overall.

Cruz is currently batting .293 with an OPS of .869, 10 home runs and 36 RBI.

Next is newly acquired catcher Henry Davis, who the Pirates took with the first overall pick in the 2021 draft.

Currently on the 7-day injured list with an oblique injury, Davis is batting .308 for the Greensboro Grasshoppers and an OPS of 1.195, three home runs and seven RBI. He’s been on the injured list since August 24.

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Right handed pitcher Quinn Priester comes in at 50.

The 18th overall pick in the 2019 draft is posting a 7-3 record with a 2.65 ERA over 19 stars for Greensboro.