Aaron Pribanic to Pittsburgh…in a way

Aaron Pribanic has been one of, if not the best, Marauder pitcher (at least statistically) over the last six weeks or so.  Prib has a 1.39 ERA in his last nine starts and has allowed fewer hits than innings pitched – something that hurt him earlier in the year.  The Marauders are also 7-2 over those nine starts.

So with so much success, Pribanic has garnered some attention from Pittsburgh…at least the Post-Gazette.  Chuck Finder has a story here on Aaron and Jeff Locke.  He writres how the duo has risen near the top of the Pirates pitching crop.

Prib.jpgSome other notes on Aaron:

  • He was aquired from the Mariners last season in the Ian Snell/Jack Wilson trade
  • His grandfather is Jim Coates – he pitched in the bigs with several teams including the Yankees.  Coates won a World Series with New York in 1961 and was an all-star the year prior.
  • Prib was a third round pick by the Mariners in 2008 out of Nebraska
  • Prior to Nebraska Pribanic attended Hutchinson Community College with Marauders closer Noah Krol

Till next time…

Joel

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About Joel Godett
Joel Godett is in his secod year broadcasting Bradenton Marauders baseball. His career has carried him from Syracuse to Buffalo, Roanoke, Cape Cod, Tampa and Bradenton. He is originally from New Jersey and somehow grew up an Atlanta Braves fan.

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