Lambo's gone deep eight times in May. Photo Credit: David Hague

The farm system as a whole has been in something of a slump for a week or so, but a couple of former prospects are showing some power at the upper levels and one of the team's top prospects is overcoming a bad start.  Meanwhile, the bullpen depth has taken a hit lately.

The Good

Matt Hague, 1B (AAA):  He's past the prospect stage, but Hague could still rate consideration for a callup if the Pirates suffered a couple of injuries.  He wasn't looking like an option for a while this year, as his power disappeared on him.  He didn't go deep until well into May and he slugged only .387 in April; not good for a guy mainly limited to first base.  He's been hitting the ball with much more authority in May, with four HR and an ...

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