The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their third week of action. Here is how the Pirates prospects have done so far:
Grossman continued his hot hitting in week three of the Arizona Fall League.
-Robbie Grossman continues to tear the cover off the ball, hitting for a .385/.474/.662 line in 65 at-bats this season. Grossman went 8-for-17 this week, with two homers in two games, both leading off the first inning. He also added six walks this week.
Grossman is tied for the league lead in homers with five on the season. He leads the AFL in at-bats (65), hits (25), and total bases (43). He falls second in walks (12), fourth in on-base percentage, seventh in slugging, and third in batting average. Most of the players ahead of him on these lists have 20+ fewer at-bats.
-Jarek Cunningham is now hitting for a .244/.314/.533 line. He had a good week, going 6-for-16. His big day came on Monday, when he hit two homers and a triple. Cunningham carried a five game hitting streak in ...
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