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Prospect Watch: Career Day For Suiter, Four Top Pitchers Take the Mound

Prospect Watch: Career Day For Suiter, Four Top Pitchers Take the Mound

TOP OF THE SYSTEM

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. If a player is out for the season, he will be removed and everyone below him will move up a spot. Removing these guys doesn't mean they have lost prospect status. It is just an attempt to get 30 active prospects on the list. Rankings are from early season update, and links on each name go to their Pirates Prospects player pages.

1. Tyler Glasnow, RHP, Altoona - DNP

2. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Indianapolis - Disabled List

3. Austin Meadows, CF, Bradenton - 0-for-5

4. Josh Bell, 1B, Altoona - Futures Game

5. Reese McGuire, C, Bradenton - 1-for-4, BB, SB

6. Nick Kingham, RHP, Indianapolis - Disabled List

7. Alen Hanson, 2B, Indianapolis - 2-for-2, 2B, BB

8. Cole Tucker, SS, West Virginia - DNP

9. Elias Diaz, C, Indianapolis Futures Game

10. Mitch Keller, RHP, Bristol - DNP

11. Harold Ramirez, OF, Bradenton - Pan-Am Tournament

12. Stephen Tarpley, LHP, West Virginia - 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HR

13. JaCoby Jones, SS, Bradenton - 1-for-5

14. Adrian Sampson, RHP, Indianapolis -DNP

15. Trey Supak, RHP, Bristol - DNP

16. Gage Hinsz, RHP, Bristol - 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

17. Barrett Barnes, OF, Bradenton - DNP

18. Clay Holmes, RHP, Bradenton - DNP

19. Cody Dickson, LHP, Bradenton - DNP

20. Willy Garcia, OF, Indianapolis - 3-for-4, 2B

21. John Holdzkom, RHP, Indianapolis - Disabled List

22. Jordan Luplow, 3B, West Virginia - 1-for-3, HR, 2 BB

23. Connor Joe, 1B, West Virginia - 1-for-2, 2 BB

24. Wyatt Mathisen, 3B, Bradenton - 0-for-3

25. Casey Sadler, RHP, Indianapolis - Disabled List

26. Steven Brault, LHP, Altoona  - 1.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR

27. Tito Polo, OF, West Virginia - Pan-Am Tournament

28. Tyler Eppler, RHP, Bradenton - 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

29Luis Heredia, RHP, Bradenton - DNP

30. Taylor Gushue, C, West Virginia - 2-for-5, HR

DAILY SUMMARY

Top Pitcher: Tyler Eppler, RHP - 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Jerrick Suiter, LF - 5-for-5, 2 2B, HR, BB

Home Runs: Jordan Luplow (5), Jerrick Suiter (3), Taylor Gushue (2)

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