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Pirates Prospects 2013 Minor League Player of the Year

Pirates Prospects 2013 Minor League Player of the Year

Andrew Lambo blasted 32 home runs to become the Pirates Prospects 2013 Minor League Player of the Year. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

In previous years there has been a debate over the top performing hitting prospect in the system. In 2011 it was Starling Marte vs Robbie Grossman. In 2012 it was Gregory Polanco vs Alen Hanson. This year there was no debate. Andrew Lambo was clearly the top performer this year among hitting prospects in the Pirates system, and is the Pirates Prospects Minor League Player of the Year.

Lambo combined for a .282/.347/.574 line in 444 at-bats this year between Double-A and Triple-A, hitting 32 home runs on the season. He led the Pirates' minor league system in homers (32), RBIs (99), slugging percentage (.574), OPS (.922), and total bases (255). The countin...

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