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Morning Report: The Pirates Among League Leaders in Batting

Logan Hill is among the FSL leaders in numerous hitting categories. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Morning Report: The Pirates Among League Leaders in Batting
John Dreker

For today's Morning Report, we are going to take a look at the Pirates who are among the top ten hitters in their league for each offensive category. Tomorrow we will look at the pitchers.


Chris Bostick is fifth in triples with two and eighth with a .320 average. He's also just one hit and one double outside of the top ten, though being in the majors means he will drop further back.

Max Moroff is tied for first with eight homers. He's seventh with a .546 slugging percentage and ninth with 53 total bases. Just like with Bostick, he will drop in homers and total bases as long as he's in the majors, though he could possibly move up in slugging.


Kevin Kramer leads with a .385 average, a .487 OBP and a 1.112 OPS. He's tied for second with ten doubles, seventh...

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Morning Report
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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