First Pitch: Former Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2020 MLB Playoffs

You can’t exactly make a full team of former Pittsburgh Pirates with this year’s MLB playoff rosters, but you can get pretty close.

Granted, that team would be entirely pitchers, catchers, and outfielders.

But with this pitching staff, you might not need anyone else.

Let’s take a look…

PlayerTeamPositionCareer WARPirates WARYears w/Pirates
Starling MarteMarlinsOF25.424.18
Gerrit ColeYankeesRHP30.315.45
Charlie MortonRaysRHP20.87.37
Mark MelanconBravesRHP10.76.74
Oliver PerezIndiansLHP12.44.03
Corey DickersonMarlinsOF11.63.42
J.A. HappYankeesRHP21.32.0<1
Matt JoyceMarlinsOF16.81.91
Joakim SoriaAthleticsRHP15.30.8<1
Josh LindbloomBrewersRHP1.30.2<1
Justin TopaBrewersRHP0.20.20
Robbie GrossmanAthleticsOF4.90.00
Tyler GlasnowRaysRHP4.00.02
Reese McGuireBlue JaysC0.90.00
Blake TaylorAstrosLHP0.00.00
Stephen TarpleyMarlinsLHP-0.2-0.20
Jarrod DysonWhite SoxOF13.6-0.3<1
Jordan LuplowIndiansOF2.3-0.3<1
Erik KratzYankeesC3.5-0.5<1

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