Minor League Schedule: 4/23/11
For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Tim will be in Altoona today to cover the final game of the series in Richmond and will have a complete report following the conclusion of the game. West Virginia was rained out last night which leads to a very interesting set of pitchers for today’s doubleheader. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as soon as they are made available.
AAA: Indianapolis (5-11) @ Columbus (10-5) 4:05pm
Probable starter: Brian Burres (0-2 2.55)
Game notes: Rudy Owens pitched 5 innings allowing 4 earned runs with 7 strikeouts. Blaine Boyer made his debut and allowed 3 runs on 3 walks and a hit while recording just two outs. Chase d’Arnaud hit his first homer of the season, driving in the team’s only run.
AA: Altoona (7-7) @ Richmond (6-9) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Aaron Pribanic (1-0 2.25)
Game notes: Starling Marte went 3-7 with 6 RBI’s including a bases loaded triple in the 15th inning leading Altoona to an 11-5 win. The Curve bullpen pitched 10 scoreless innings last night including 3 from Tom Boleska. Tim Alderson threw 2 scoreless innings lowering his ERA to 1.93 after five appearances covering 9.1 innings.
High-A: Bradenton (7-9) VS Palm Beach (5-11) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Jeff Inman (0-0 2.25)
Game notes: Kyle McPherson pitched 7 shutout innings allowing just 6 baserunners, 5 were singles with one HBP and he struck out six. Robbie Grossman hit his first homer of the season and Jarek Cunningham went 3-5 with an RBI, all 3 hits were doubles.
Low-A: West Virginia (6-8) @ Kannapolis (10-4) 6:05pm
Probable starter: Colton Cain (1-0 0.00) and Zack Von Rosenberg (0-0 5.40)
Game notes: Yesterday’s game was postponed due to rain and will be made up today as part of a doubleheader consisting of two 7 inning games. Yesterday’s scheduled starter Colton Cain will be pushed back to today and Zachary Von Rosenberg will be starting on his normal scheduled day.
Indianapolis Lineup: POSTPONED
West Virginia Lineup:(game one,Cain starting)
West Virginia Lineup: (game two,Von Rosenberg starting)