Prospect Trends: Some Fast Starts for West Virginia Hitters

The season’s first two weeks have produced some noteworthy performances in the Pirates’ farm system, both good and bad. It’s way too early to start drawing any conclusions from these performances, but it’s not too early to scope out some players who’ll be interesting to follow closely, either with enthusiasm or concern. The biggest extremes have come at West Virginia and Bradenton, as a number of the Power’s hitters have gotten off to...

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Top Performers: Stetson Allie’s Power Wasn’t the Most Impressive Thing This Week

Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at different levels are counted multiple times, once for each level, rather than combining their stats. Notes on the...

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Prospect Watch: Tony Sanchez Shows Some Offense, Stetson Allie Keeps Hitting

Top Pitcher: Tyler Waldron, Top Hitter: Tony Sanchez, HR: Brett Carroll, Jared Goedert, Andy Vasquez, Jose Osuna, Raul Fortunato

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Prospect Watch: Perfect Night For Herrera, Two More Homers From Allie

Top Hitter: Dilson Herrera, Top Pitcher: Stolmy Pimentel, HR: Brett Carroll, Brandon Inge, Stetson Allie (2), Eric Wood, Dilson Herrera, Raul Fortunato

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We’re Going Streaking

If you’ve been following the nightly Prospect Watch, you’ve probably noticed two very long streaks by two Pittsburgh Pirates prospects. Down Through the Quad Robbie Grossman currently has a 35 game on-base streak for the Bradenton Marauders.  The streak began on July 3rd, and is actually his second longest streak of the season.  His longest streak lasted 37 games, spanning from May 21st to July 1st.  Both of...

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