Minor Moves: Jason Townsend, Emmanuel De Leon, Pat Ludwig

Some minor league moves from today.

**Jason Townsend has been promoted from Bradenton to Altoona. Kris Harvey has been placed on the Altoona disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Townsend had a 2.23 ERA in 68.2 innings in relief with Bradenton, with a 5.5 K/9 and a 2.8 BB/9 ratio.

**Emmanuel De Leon was promoted from West Virginia to Bradenton.

**Junior Sosa was placed on the seven-day disabled list in West Virginia. Sosa was injured in last night’s game and had to be carried off the field.

**Pat Ludwig and Alex Fuselier were promoted from State College to West Virginia. Ludwig was taken in the tenth round of the 2012 draft.

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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  • Lee Young

    Good to see Sosa was not seriously injured!

  • Lee Young

    I guess it is time to see what Townsend can do with that ‘live arm’ you wrote about, Tim.

    Darren Maz was the scout who recommended him!

  • NJpirate18

    I was in Trenton tonight to see JT, he looked good!

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