Some of the hitters in the system started picking it up in the past week.  Apart from hitters mentioned here, Robbie Grossman and Tony Sanchez started showing some signs of life.  Alen Hanson just keeps hitting; I'm going to give him a rest for a week.

TRENDING UP

Jake Fox, 1B (AAA):  Fox has been hot since he got healthy and joined Indianapolis.  In 13 games so far, he's hitting 342/432/605.  He's fanned only three times in 38 ABs, while walking six.  Fox doesn't really have a position, but the Pirates don't really have an offense right now, so if Fox keeps on hitting, they might want to try to find a way to utilize him.

Jordy Mercer, SS (AAA):  Over the last week or so, Mercer has shown signs of starting to figure out AAA pitching.  In the past week he's gone 10-29 (.345) with t...

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