Prior to Saturday's game against the St Louis Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Pirates will hand out season awards to two of their best minor league players from this season. Steven Brault has been named their minor league Pitcher of the Year, while outfielder Jordan Luplow has been named as their Player of the Year.
We named Brault as our Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday, while Luplow was named our Player of the Year on Monday.
Brault led all of Triple-A with a 1.94 ERA this season. In 120.1 innings, he had 109 strikeouts, a 1.07 WHIP and a .199 BAA. While MLB figures don't factor into the minor league award, Brault has made three starts and six relief appearances for the Pirates this season, posting a 4.25 ERA in 29.2 innings.
Luplow split the minor league season between Altoona and In...
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