Bucs minor league notes

News, notes and quotes from the Pirates Minor League system.

Indianapolis - Casey Sadler ranks third in the International League in ERA (2.34) and has posted a 0.82 ERA (11.0ip/1er) in two starts this month (he is also 4-0 in his last five starts and 7-1 this season)...Nick Kingham has allowed one run in his first two Triple-A starts and has a 2.29 ERA (59.0ip/15er) in his last nine outings overall...Andy Oliver has allowed one earned run in his last 12.1 innings and is 7-for-7 in save opportunities...Matt Hague has a league-leading 50 RBI and is hitting .377 (23-for-61) with runners in scoring position...Chris Dickerson ranks third in the league in on-base percentage (.403)...Michael Martinez is tied for the league lead in triples (five).

Altoona - Adrian Sampson ranks second in the Eastern League in ERA (2.39) and WHIP (1.06) and third in batting average against (.230) among starters...Alen Hanson has a league-leading seven triples and is hitting .338 (24-for-71) this month.

Bradenton - Tyler Glasnow had a 23.2 inning scoreless streak coming into today's start...Glasnow was also 4-0 in his last four starts and has yet to allow a home run in 48.2 innings entering Tuesday's action...Josh Bell has a league-leading 141 total bases, ranks second in the Florida State League in slugging percentage (.518) and hits (91), tied for third in extra base hits (29) and RBI (47), third in batting average (.335) and is hitting .425 (31-for-73) with a 1.194 OPS this month... Chad Kuhl is tied for the league lead with eight wins and is second in innings pitched (83.2).

West Virginia - Reese McGuire has hit safely in five of his last seven games and has thrown out a South Atlantic League leading 24 baserunners attempting to steal against him...Brett McKinney has been scored upon in three of his 19 relief appearances...Isaac Sanchez has posted a 1.42 ERA (19.0ip/3er) in 14 appearances since the beginning of May.

Jamestown - Taylor Gushue is tied for second in the New York-Penn League in home runs (four), tied for third in RBI (12) and is fourth in slugging percentage (.658) and total bases (25)...Carl Anderson ranks second in the league in hits (17), 10th in hitting (.340) and tied for first in runs scored (10)...Nick Neumann has allowed one hit in 17 at bats in his first two professional games.

Bristol - Daniel Arribas is 5-for-14 (.357) in his first four games with the Pirates.

GCL Pirates - Cole Tucker walked twice and scored a run in his professional debut Monday for the GCL Pirates...Julio De La Cruz is 5-for-13 (.385) in the first three games of the season for the Baby Bucs.

DSL Pirates - Raul Siri leads the Dominican Summer League in extra base hits (15), is tied for second in hits (29) and ranks fifth in slugging percentage (.612).

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