A few days back, I listed all of the hitters for the Pittsburgh Pirates who were among the top ten leaders in their league in selected offensive categories. I was going to cover the pitching side the following morning, but we got word of Nick Kingham's season debut and that became the Morning Report topic. So now seems like a good time to look at the pitchers among the leaders in their leagues in innings pitched, ERA, strikeouts and WHIP. Since it's a smaller list than the hitters, I'll go to 20 spots and throw in some notes about where other pitchers fall among the leaders in their league.

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Tyler Eppler is tenth in the International League in ERA with a 2.36 mark. Steven Brault ranks 18th with a 3.19 ERA and Clay Holmes is 20th with a 3.39 mark.

Eppler is fifth with a...

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