Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute – August 29th
The Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute, many of you are thinking what is this about? Normally we give you a weekly rundown of the Minor League teams, players, division standings and transactions in our weekly Minor League Report. However, with the minor league season coming to a close over the next week or two, the Minor League Minute will appear occasionally to let you know when call ups occur, players go on the disabled list and other information we think you may be interested in.
Indianapolis Indians, Triple A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates:
2B Kelson Brown was placed on the Disabled List with a Right Ankle Sprain.
RHP Blake Wood leads the International League with twenty-seven saves.
Altoona Curve, Double A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates:
Utility Player Adam Frazier leads the Eastern League with a .328 batting average
INF Max Moroff is tied for the Eastern League lead with 145 hits.
1B/OF Stetson Allie holds the Eastern League lead for strike outs with 125.
Bradenton Marauders Single A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates:
OF Austin Meadows leads the Florida State League with 150 Hits.
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West Virginia Power, Low A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates:
SS Cole Tucker will be out 10-12 months following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
RHP Yeudy Garcia leads the South Atlantic League with a 2.11 ERA.
RHP Austin Coley leads the South Atlantic League with 15 wins.
West Virginia Black Bears, Short Season A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates:
1B Carlos Munoz called up to the West Virginia Black Bears from the Bristol Pirates.
RHP JT Brubaker leads the New York-Penn League with a 0.96 WHIP.
This has been the Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute for August 29th. Make sure to keep an eye out for more Minor League Minute’s in the near future. And remember to check back Monday for our weekly trip around the Pirates’ Minor League system!