If you look at the organizational leaders in home runs right now for the Pittsburgh Pirates, first up you will see Matt Gorski. The outfielder has been out since June and still leads the system with 23 home runs -- an impressive testament to his blazing hot start.
The player behind Gorski is somewhat a surprise, with Altoona infielder Aaron Shackelford currently leading among ‘active’ players with 17.
It’s only somewhat a surprise if you never heard of Shackelford before, as he was one of a handful of players to top 20-home runs last year in the Pirates’ system.
Doing it in Greensboro of course is one thing but being able to do it not only in Altoona but against Double-A pitching would be a different story.
Not only is he on pace to surpass his home run totals from a year ago, but he i...
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