For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Quinton Miller makes his 5th start of the season tonight, his last start was shortened to just one inning due to a rain delay. Altoona at 9-10 is in last place but they are just one game out of first place in their division. Josh Harrison was put on the minor league 7-day DL yesterday due to a strained groin. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as soon as they are made available.
AAA: Indianapolis (7-15) VS Norfolk (6-15) 7:15pm
Probable starter: Brian Burres (0-3 4.64)
Game notes: Rudy Owens had his 2nd straight subpar outing last night allowing six earned runs in 5.2 IP while striking out just two batters. Jose Ascanio pitched a scoreless inning in his third rehab appearance for Indy. As a team they had just three hits last night and Andrew Lambo’s double was the only extra base hit.
AA: Altoona (9-10) VS Erie (9-10) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Aaron Pribanic (1-0 1.89)
Game notes: Quincy Latimore went 2-4 and hit two solo homers, his first home runs on the season. Michael Colla got his first career start since signing in 2008 and went 4 innings allowing 2 earned runs,both coming on solo homers. Matt McSwain joined Altoona and finished the game allowing 4 runs in 4 IP in his AA debut. He has pitched in High-A each of the last four seasons.
High-A: Bradenton (12-10) @ St Lucie (18-4) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Quinton Miller (1-2 9.42)
Game notes: Jeff Inman pitched a complete game during yesterdays rain shortened five inning win. He allowed just 1 earned run while getting 13 groundball outs. Calvin Anderson hit his fourth home run and for the second night in a row it was a three run homer. Robbie Grossman went 2-2 and Aaron Baker went 2-2 with a walk and drove in his 22nd run.
Low-A: West Virginia (8-12) VS Hagerstown (12-9) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Zack Von Rosenberg (0-0 7.24)
Game notes: The Power won 14-2 in the completion of Wednesday’s game. Zac Fuesser started the game as it picked up in the bottom of the 2nd inning and he pitched five scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits,no walks and striking out eight. Matt Curry drove in 4 runs and both Daniel Grovatt and Elias Diaz drove in 3 runs apiece. In the regularly scheduled game Colton Cain pitched 5 IP allowing 3 runs on 8 hits with 3 strikeouts and took his first loss of the year.
West Virginia Lineup: