Minor League Schedule: 6/3/12

Gerrit Cole will get the start today for Bradenton. He was recently named to the Florida State League All-Star team along with Jameson Taillon. Both Bradenton and Altoona played doubleheaders yesterday. The Dominican Summer League schedule started yesterday, although both teams are off today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.

Cole ranks tied for 2nd in the FSL with a 1.04 WHIP

Triple-A: Indianapolis (32-23) VS Syracuse (26-29) 1:15pm
Probable starter: Daniel Cabrera (1-1 3.82)

Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 7 Syracuse 3 (Jeff Clement hits for a cycle)

Daniel Cabrera will make his seventh start for Indianapolis, he also made one start for Bradenton. In his last start, Daniel went 4.1 innings, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks. Prior to that, he went at least six innings in each of his last four starts. On the year, Cabrera has pitched a total of 39 innings, allowing 44 hits, 11 walks and he’s recorded 25 strikeouts.

Double-A: Altoona (24-29) VS Portland (23-32) 6:00pm
Probable starter:  Brandon Cumpton (6-4 3.52)

Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 3 Portland 5 (game one)  Altoona 3 Portland 2 (game two)

Brandon Cumpton will get his 11th start of the year tonight. He has pitched a total of 61.1 innings, allowing 54 hits, 16 walks and five homers, to go along with 35 strikeouts. In his last start on 5/29, Brandon allowed one run on three hits and three walks in seven innings. It was the fourth time this year he has pitched at least seven innings in a game. Cumpton has a .243 BAA and a 2.00 GO/AO ratio.

High-A: Bradenton (24-31) @ Brevard County (23-31) 5:05pm
Probable starter:  Gerrit Cole (4-1 2.47)

Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 3 Brevard County 4 (game one)- Bradenton 1 Brevard County 4 (game two)

Gerrit Cole will make his 11th start of the year tonight. He has pitched a total of 51 innings, allowing 38 hits, 15 walks and he has 50 strikeouts. In his last outing, Cole went six innings, giving up one earned run on six hit, with two walks and four hits. He has held batters to a .208 average this year, with left-handed batters hitting .190 with 24 strikeouts.

Low-A: West Virginia (18-38) @ Hickory (29-25) 5:00pm
Probable starter: Robbie Rowland (1-1 3.27)

Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 5 Hickory 6

Robbie Rowland will make his third start of the season. He has also made one relief appearance. In his first start on 5/23, Robbie went four innings, allowing one earned run on four hits. In his last outing on 5/29, he allowed two runs on four hits over six innings of work. He has pitched a total of 11 innings without issuing a home run or walk this year

DSL: Pirates1 (1-0) VS Rangers (0-1) 10:30am 6/4

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 2 Rangers 0

DSL: Pirates2 (0-1) VS Cubs2 (1-0) 10:30am 6/4

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 1 Cubs 7

Enjoy this story? Pirates Prospects will be switching to a subscription site on 4/13, so that we can continue bringing you the best Pirates coverage there is. For a very small monthly price, you can continue getting articles like this, along with coverage from every minor league city. Get more information here, and subscribe today!

Share This Article

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.

Minor League Schedule: 6/2/12

Next Story »

Minor League Schedule: 6/4/12

Latest Analysis

  • Gregory Polanco

    Q&A: Trading Prospects For Rentals, Polanco Concerns, Meadows vs Appel

    2 hours ago

    I missed the Q&A last week due to a common problem in Spring Training: I forgot what day it was. It was around 6:00 that I was ...

    Read More
  • Nick Kingham f

    Improving His Two-Seam Fastball will Make Nick Kingham a More Effective Pitcher

    1 day ago

    With Jameson Taillon returning from Tommy John surgery, and unlikely to make an impact at the Major League level early in the year, the top prospect to ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero 3

    The Roster Situations That Could Impact the Makeup of the Pirates Bullpen

    3 days ago

    There are less than two weeks remaining in Spring Training, and the one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates had actual position battles is heating up. There were ...

    Read More
  • Jordan Luplow

    How the Pirates are Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve With the New Draft Rules

    4 days ago

    The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a lot of changes to Major League Baseball. The biggest change for the Pittsburgh Pirates came in the draft. From 2008-2011, ...

    Read More
  • Alen Hanson

    The Key For Alen Hanson to Help the Pirates in the Majors This Year

    5 days ago

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at ...

    Read More
  • Tyler Glasnow 2

    What the Stats Don’t Tell You About Tyler Glasnow

    6 days ago

    The stat line for Tyler Glasnow’s start at Pirate City yesterday looked great: 3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K. The lone run ...

    Read More
  • JaCoby Jones Josh Bell

    JaCoby Jones Did Fine in the Move to Shortstop, But Needs to Cut Down on Strikeouts

    1 week ago

    The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted JaCoby Jones as an outfielder in the third round of the 2013 draft, then surprised everyone the following year when they moved him ...

    Read More
  • Cody Dickson is a lefty with the upside of a middle of the rotation starter. (Photo Credit: Mark Olson)

    The Mental Adjustment that Led to Cody Dickson’s Dominant 2014 Second Half

    1 week ago

    Trusting his stuff and not trying to do too much — that has been the key for left-handed pitcher Cody Dickson so far in his professional baseball ...

    Read More
  • Third Base Mathisen Luplow Joe

    Who’s on Third? In the Pirates’ Farm System, It Could Be Anyone

    1 week ago

    If you have ever played third base in your life — professional, college, high school, slow pitch softball — then the Pittsburgh Pirates might be contacting you ...

    Read More
  • Jason Creasy

    Another Pitcher to Watch From the Pirates’ 2011 Draft

    2 weeks ago

    The 2011 draft is shaping up to be a great class for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They picked first overall that year, so naturally you’d expect good things ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles

    More