The highlights have been a little slow the last few days for Altoona and Indianapolis, so we waited a little bit to show this first clip. This is Stetson Allie's 16th homer of the season, one behind JaCoby Jones for the Pirates organization lead. It's an impressive shot from Allie, who has been on a recent hot streak, improving his two biggest weaknesses, low average and high strikeouts.

Even after an 0-for-3 yesterday, Allie has raised his average since the All-Star break 21 games ago. He is batting .269 over that time, which is 34 points higher than his pre-break average. More recently, he has shown a great 7/5 BB/SO ratio in his last ten games. Prior to the break he was striking out once every three at-bats, but since then he is at 5.5 at-bats per K.

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