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Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Report

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Report

<b>NASHVILLE <br><br> BACK IN THE SWING</b><br> Freddy Sanchez was considered the top hitting prospect in the Boston Red Sox farm system when he was acquired for pitchers Jeff Suppan and Scott Sauerbeck at last season's trade deadline, but a stress fracture in his right ankle limited him to one 2-for-5 appearance

Aug. 3 in Nashville before his season ended. Now, almost a year later he's finally rounding back into form. Sanchez had a five-game hitting streak snapped Tuesday in a loss to Memphis, but during those five games he was 5-for-14 (.357), much better than his .206 season average. The only problem the Pirates will have is what to do with him when his rebab stint ends. Sanchez, a natural... Recommended Stories

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