Minor League Schedule: 4/18/11
For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Also check out our weekly Prospect Trends article posted here. Altoona at 5-5 is in a four way tie for first place in the Western division of the Eastern League. Yesterday’s four starting pitchers (Brian Burres, Aaron Pribanic, Kyle McPherson and Colton Cain) combined for 26 innings pitched with just two earned runs allowed, both by McPherson. Lineups for today will be posted as soon as they are made available.
AAA: Indianapolis (2-9) VS Louisville (9-2) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Sean Gallagher (0-2 8.00)
Game notes: Brian Burres pitched 7 scoreless innings allowing just 4 hits while striking out 8 during yesterday’s 13 inning loss. Andrew Lambo went 3-6 with a double and an RBI. Dusty Brown drove in 2 runs and has 7 total RBI’s on the year.
AA: Altoona (5-5) VS Harrisburg (4-6) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Bryan Morris ( 1-0 1.74)
Game notes: Aaron Pribanic gave up just 1 unearned run in 6 innings during yesterday’s 5-1 win. Brock Holt went 2-4 yesterday and is now hitting .308 while Tony Sanchez went 2-3 with 2 RBI’s and raised his average to .290.
High-A: Bradenton (5-6) VS Jupiter (4-7) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Matt McSwain (1-1 3.00)
Game notes: Kyle McPherson pitched 7 strong innings allowing 2 runs while striking out 8 with no walks. He now has a 1.62 ERA after three starts. Calvin Anderson hit his second homer of the year. Robbie Grossman went 2-6 and is now hitting .302.
Low-A: West Virginia (5-5) @ Augusta (3-8) 2:05pm
Probable starter: Zack Von Rosenberg (1-0 1.80)
Game notes: Colton Cain pitched 6 scoreless innings allowing just 1 hit and striking out five. He now has thrown 10.2 scoreless innings on the year. Mel Rojas Jr went 3-5 with a run scored. Daniel Grovatt went 1-2 with 2 walks and a stolen base. He is now hitting .333 on the year.
West Virginia Lineup: