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Pirates prospect interview: Kyle McPherson

Kyle McPherson is the Pirates minor league Pitcher-of-the-Year. The right-hander went a combined 12-6 with a 2.96 ERA (161.0ip/53er) and 142 strikeouts in 28 starts between Bradenton and Double-A Altoona. He finished with an organizational leading 142 strikeouts. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with McPherson recently.

GVB – Are you excited about being named the Pirates minor league Pitcher-of-the-Year? KM – It is a tremendous honor and I thought I had a pretty good year, but there are a lot of outstanding pitchers in this organization. It was a close battle there. GVB – What pleased you most about your season? KM – Definitely my consistency, that was the big key coming into this year if I was to build off...

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