Latimore and Krol Named to FSL All Star Team

Bradenton outfielder Quincy Latimore and relief pitcher Noah Krol were named to the Florida State League postseason All-Star team today.

Latimore enters today ranked first among all Florida State League hitters in RBI (98) and total bases (219), second in extra base hits (50), tied for third in runs scored (81) and third overall in home runs per at bat ratio (1/27.39). The 21- year-old Latimore, who was selected by the Pirates in the fourth round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft, also ranks 10th in all of minor league baseball with 98 RBI this season. The last Pittsburgh minor leaguer to finish with more than 100 RBI in a season was Steve Pearce in 2007, who collected a total of 113 between Lynchburg, Altoona and Indianapolis.

Krol ranks first among all Florida State League pitchers in saves (33), appearances (61) and games finished (60). His 33 saves also ranks fourth in all of minor league baseball behind Jonathan Albaladejo (43), Brad Bach (40) and Cory Burns (38).

The Marauders enter today with a 35-26 record in the second half of the season and 3.0 game lead over the second place Palm Beach Cardinals in the Florida State League's South Division. Overall this year Bradenton has gone a combined 74-57, which is the second-best record in the league behind the Tampa Yankees (75-54).

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