Jarek Cunningham, Aaron Baker, Ramon Cabrera, Kyle McPherson, and Brett Lorin were all named to the Florida State League All-Star team today, according to a Bradenton Marauders press release.
Cunningham is currently hitting for a .289/.337/.599 line, with an organizational best 11 homers in 187 at-bats.
Baker is hitting for a .270/.341/.443 line in 185 at-bats, with seven homers. He struggled in the month of May, with a .220/.295/.390 line, although his overall numbers are still up due to a .341/.400/.524 line in April.
Cabrera has a .336/.403/.439 line in 107 at-bats this year. He ranks third in batting average among Pirates’ minor leaguers with 100+ at-bats this year, behind only Matt Curry (.361) and Alex Presley (.338). His .403 on-base percentage falls only behind Curry (.473) and Eric Fryer (.410).
McPherson has a 2.93 ERA in 11 starts, with a 55:6 K/BB ratio in 67.2 innings. He leads the minor league system in strikeouts, and is tied with Aaron Pribanic among pitchers with 25+ innings with his amazing 0.8 BB/9 ratio.
Lorin has a 3.25 ERA in 44.1 innings, making 11 appearances and six starts. He has a 45:8 K/BB ratio in those innings, with his 9.1 K/9 ratio being the best in the system out of any player that has made more than one start.Pirates Prospects is FREE today in honor of the Wild Card game. You get special access to all of our content, which is typically reserved only for subscribers. We cover the Pirates 365 days a year, with live coverage all throughout the playoffs, and off-season coverage of the minor league players in the Arizona Fall League and Winter Leagues. During the season we average well over 6 articles per day on the Pirates. This is the best stop if you're a hardcore Pirates fan, and the subscription prices are very low.
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