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Pirates Promote Six Players from Indianapolis: Some Expected, a Few Surprises

Tyler Glasnow is expected to be promoted today. Photo Credit: David Hague
Pirates Promote Six Players from Indianapolis: Some Expected, a Few Surprises

INDIANAPOLIS — Six players from Triple-A Indianapolis are expected to be promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates now that their minor league season has finished.

Durham’s comeback win in Game 4 of the Governor’s Cup Semifinals matchup with Indianapolis ended that series and the seasons for many potential Pirates call-ups.

Pirates Prospects has learned from multiple sources there will be six players promoted: starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow, catcher Jacob Stallings, relief pitchers Johnny Barbato, Jack Leathersich, Dan Runzler and Edgar Santana.

Nick Kingham and Clay Holmes are notable exclusions from that list.

Some of those names are no-brainer selections, such as Glasnow, Santana and Stallings - based on performance and already being on the 40-man roster.

One move makes sense: t...

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