Minor League Schedule: 4/25/11

Locke will be starting for the Curve today

For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Just two games yesterday but all four teams are on the schedule today including a doubleheader for Indianapolis. Please take note of the early morning start time in Bradenton. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as soon as they are made available.

AAA: Indianapolis (5-12) @ Columbus (11-5) 5:05pm DH
Probable starter: Sean Gallagher (0-2 6.00) and Garrett Olson (0-0 0.00)

Game notes: Josh Harrison hit his 2nd homer of the season yesterday finishing 2-5 with 2 runs scored. Alex Presley and Matt Hague each went 1-3 with 2 walks. Doubleheader today to make up for Saturday’s rain out.

AA: Altoona (7-8) @ Harrisburg (8-7) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Jeff Locke (0-2 2.30)

Game notes: Altoona had the day off yesterday, their first scheduled day off of the season. They resume their schedule today in Harrisburg versus the 1st place Senators.

High-A: Bradenton (9-9) VS Palm Beach (5-13) 10:00am
Probable starter: Phillip Irwin (0-0 0.00)

Game notes: Quinton Miller got the start yesterday but due to a long rain delay he got just one inning of work in. Ryan Beckman threw 2 scoreless innings to get the save and now has thrown 10 shutout innings on the year between WV and Bradenton. Aaron Baker went 3-5 with a grand slam and now has 18 RBI’s in 15 games.

Low-A: West Virginia (6-10) VS Hagerstown (10-7) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Zack Dodson (1-1 4.85)

Game notes: West Virginia had the day off yesterday, their first scheduled day off of the season. They resume their schedule Monday night at home versus Bryce Harper and the Hagerstown Suns.  Brandon Cumpton was listed as the probable starter in the West Virginia game notes on Saturday, but Zack Dodson is now listed as the starter on MiLB.com.

Indianapolis Lineup:(Gallagher starting game one)

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Indianapolis Lineip: game 2- Garrett Olson will be the starter

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Ciriaco-ss

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Hague-dh

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Marte-1b

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Friday-3b

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Altoona Lineup:

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Farrell-3b

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Locke-p

Bradenton Lineup:

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Baker-dh

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Paulino-c

White-1b

Brown-2b

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West Virginia Lineup:

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Curry-1b

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Howard-dh

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John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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  • Anonymous

    Would like to see a Taillon/Harper matchup.
    Harper shows up in West Virginia tonight, too bad Taillon is not at WV yet, and Taillon won’t see Harper until July and that will be in Hagerstown.

    • http://www.piratesprospects.com Tim Williams

      I just posted a new article about Taillon. He IS in West Virginia, and I think his debut could be on Wednesday.

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