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What to expect from Austin Meadows

An injury to Starling Marte finally opens the door for Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates fans have been patiently waiting for the arrival of Austin Meadows, the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft. After all, they have had to watch "classmates" like Kris Bryant, Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger rip apart the league for the last two or three years. Meadows has had a rough road to the majors -- one littered with nagging injuries. However, sometimes a little turbulence makes the landing that much more satisfying.