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Arizona Fall League Rundown After Week Six

Arizona Fall League Rundown After Week Six

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their sixth week of action.  Here is how the Pirates prospects have done so far:

-Robbie Grossman: .375/.472/.625, 7 HR, 104 at-bats

Grossman played in one game this week before going down with a broken hamate bone.  He will undergo surgery to repair the injury, which will sideline him for the remainder of the AFL season.

-Jarek Cunningham: .235/.293/.420, 3 HR, 81 at-bats

Cunningham played in three games this week, going 2-for-11 with a walk and an RBI.  His numbers haven't been good, but one positive with Cunningham has been his low strikeout rate.  So far, Cunningham has struck out 13 times in 81 at-bats.  That's a 16% ratio, which is down from his 26.5% ratio in high-A during the 2011 season.  He has just one strikeout in 21 at-bats over h...

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