Top Performers

Tyler Glasnow is the Pirates Prospects Pitcher of the Month For July

Tyler Glasnow is the Pirates Prospects Pitcher of the Month For July

Each week we run our "Top Performers" series, looking at the best pitchers and hitters from the previous week. We also recap each month in order to award the Pitcher and Player of the month. Below are the average pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the month of July. The rankings include every pitcher who made at least four starts for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. The Game Score listed is the average of all of their Game Scores for the month.

*Game Score is a stat created by Bill James used to determine how good a pitcher's outing really was. The formula for game score is simple: Start with 50 points, add one point for every out recorded, add two for each inning completed aft...

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