Indianapolis has off today. They resume their schedule tomorrow night, with a four game series in Durham. Daniel Cabrera got the start for Bradenton. It was due to be Hunter Strickland’s turn in the rotation but during his last start he was hit by a line drive in the second inning and has since been placed on the DL. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.
Triple-A: Indianapolis (9-10) @ Durham (6-15) 7:05pm 4/27
Probable starter: Jo-Jo Reyes (2-0 3.27)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 5 Louisville 1 (game story here)
Indianapolis is off today.
Double-A: Altoona (7-10) VS Harrisburg (13-6) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Brandon Cumpton (1-2 4.15)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 0 Harrisburg 8
Brandon Cumpton will be making his fourth start of the season tonight for Altoona. In his last start on 4/19, he allowed two runs in six innings, giving up seven hits and one walk while striking out three. He has walked one batter in each of his three starts. On 4/14 against Richmond on the road, Brandon gave up just one run in seven innings. He has recorded nine strikeouts in 17.1 innings.
High-A: Bradenton (8-11) @ Charlotte (10-9) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Daniel Cabrera(2012 debut)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 0 Jupiter 8
Bradenton currently sits in a tie for fourth place in their division, seven games behind first place St Lucie. Daniel Cabrera gets the start for Bradenton on a minor league rehab assignment. He has a 48-65 5.10 record in six major league seasons, last appearing in the majors with the Nationals and Diamondbacks in 2009, when he went 0-6 6.00 in 51 innings.
Low-A: West Virginia (6-13) VS Savannah (11-9) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Zack Dodson (0-1 4.20)
Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 2 Savannah 1
Zack Dodson will be making his fourth start of the season tonight. In his last start on 4/20 he went six innings and allowed just two unearned runs, while striking out eight batters. He had failed to make it through five innings in each of his first two outings, giving up seven runs in 4.2 innings during his first start and two runs in 4.1 innings during his next. Dodson has 15 strikeouts in 15 innings this season. Left-handed batters are hitting .167 against him.Pirates Prospects is FREE today in honor of the Wild Card game. You get special access to all of our content, which is typically reserved only for subscribers. We cover the Pirates 365 days a year, with live coverage all throughout the playoffs, and off-season coverage of the minor league players in the Arizona Fall League and Winter Leagues. During the season we average well over 6 articles per day on the Pirates. This is the best stop if you're a hardcore Pirates fan, and the subscription prices are very low.
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