It wasn't the best of weeks in the farm system. Several players who are repeating levels don't seem to be making progress, nor do a couple of upper level position prospects. On the other hand, two key prospects at Bradenton are turning up the heat, the Alen Hanson Show continues, and a little-known outfielder at West Virginia pushes for a regular job.
Brandon Boggs, OF (AAA): The minor league veteran Boggs in the first week of the season hit three HRs but little else. In the second week, however, he's just plain been hitting. He's gone 9-20 (.450) with two doubles and a HR, giving him a 1.017 OPS on the season. He now has four of Indianapolis' seven HRs on the season. Boggs is very unlikely to get a shot in Pittsburgh, considering that he's 29 and ha...
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