Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Report – June 15th
Mar 12, 2015; Bradenton, FL, USA; The field is made ready for play before a spring training baseball game at McKechnie Field. The Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
Advanced A Bradenton Marauders
The Bradenton Marauders went 3-4 over the course of last week. The Marauders took one of four from the Clearwater Threshers, then took two out of three from the Fort Myers Miracle.
Florida State League South Division standings:
Charlotte Stone Crabs – 43-20
St. Lucie Mets – 32-31
Fort Myers Miracle – 31-32
Jupiter Hammerheads – 31-32
Bradenton Marauders – 29-34
Palm Beach Cardinals – 29-34
Players that stood out:
Harold Ramirez leads the way with a .403 average. He collected eleven hits and two RBIs.
Austin Meadows had four hits and is now batting .279.
Jacoby Jones had five hits and two RBIs and is now batting .267.
Reese McGuire had two hits and raised his average to .243.
Cody Dickson picked up his team-leading fifth win.
Frank Duncan leads the team with 51 strikeouts.
Brett McKinney still leads the team with nine saves.
All Star News:
The Florida State League All-Star Game will be played on June 20th in Port St. Lucie. As reported by The Marauders and MILB.com, the team will have five players on the South Division All-Star Team. These players include Austin Meadows, Reese McGuire, JaCoby Jones, Jin-De Jhang, and Jose Osuna. Osuna had recently been called up to Altoona so he will not be taking part in the game.
A look at next week:
The Marauders host the 30-33 Tampa Yankees of the North Division before beginning the Florida State League All-Star Break. Regular season play resumes next Monday.
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