Altoona (12-19) - The Curve have a league leading 3.63 ERA coming into today. Stolmy Pimentel has an Eastern League leading 0.74 ERA, which ranks eighth in all of minor league baseball and a .188 batting average against (fourth lowest in the Eastern League). Jameson Taillon has allowed two earned runs or less in four of his first six starts. Tim Alderson's .091 batting average against (4-for-44) ranks second in the league among relievers. Adalberto Santos is hitting .356 (16-for-45) after his first 16 games this season.
Bradenton (11-20) - Nick Kingham leads all Florida State League pitchers in strikeouts (40), ranks 10th in ERA (2.76) and fourth in WHIP (0.95). Gregory Polanco ranks second in the league in stolen bases (12) and is 8-for-19 (.421) with three doubles and two home runs in his last six games. Jhonathan Ramos is third in the league among relievers in batting average against (.143).
West Virginia (13-16) - The Power rank third in the South Atlantic League in batting average (.268), runs (159), total bases (409) and home runs (24). Stetson Allie is tied for second in the league in home runs (eight), ranks second in slugging percentage (.645) and total bases (71), fourth in RBI (26) and fifth in hits (39) and batting average (.355). Josh Bell leads the league in RBI (30) and is second in doubles (12). Bell's 30 RBI also ranks fourth in all of minor league baseball. Raul Fortunato is tied for second in the league in triples (three). Walker Gourley ranks sixth in the league in batting (.333). Orlando Castro yesterday was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher-of-the-Week. Castro enters today ranked fifth in the league in ERA (1.36), third in WHIP (0.82) and first among starters in walks per 9.0 innings (1 walk in 33.0 innings of work). Tyler Glasnow has a 1.80 ERA (20.0ip/4er) in his first five starts.