Nick Burdi Giving Mixed Results


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The Pittsburgh Pirates have quite a few bullpen battles going on this spring training. Here is how one of their top relief prospects has looked thus far. During the 2017-2018 offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a deal to acquire one of the top relief pitching prospects in baseball in Nick Burdi. The team acquired Burdi in a very nontraditional way. To start his career, Burdi was selected in the second round during the 2014 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins. Then, during the 2017-18 offseason the Philadelphia Phillies made Burdi the top overall pick in the Rule V draft. After the draft, it was quickly announced that the team from Eastern Pennsylvania was sending him West to the Pittsburgh Pirates. For more Bucco Booth content head over to Be sure to follow our hosts on Instagram Benson - @bucsdugout Jared - @pirates.strong Follow the Baseball Podcast Network on all social media platforms Instagram - @baseballpodcastnet Twitter - @baseballpodcas1 YouTube - Baseball Podcast Network SoundCloud - Baseball Podcast Network

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