Season Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Minor League Rotations

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Minor League Rotations

I've been piecing together the minor league starting rotations, as well as the starting lineups. I've confirmed the rotations and the lineups with people in the Pirates' front office. There are still some things that could change, but for the most part things are set. Below are the rotations, and the lineups can be seen here.

Gerrit Cole will start the season in the Indianapolis rotation.
Indianapolis
Gerrit Cole, Kyle McPherson, Phil Irwin, Andy Oliver, Kris Johnson

Notes: The current plan is to stretch out Johnson and use him as the fifth starter. Johnson started today in a minor league game, although it was on the road in Tampa. Cole, McPherson, and Irwin could all make it to Pittsburgh this year. Oliver could as well, but he needs to focus on fixing his control problems for that to happen.
Altoona
Jameson Taillon, Stolmy Pimentel, Casey Sadler, Brandon Cumpton, Tyler Waldron

Notes: I've been impressed with Pimentel this Spring. Luis Sanz will be a long reliever, and co...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If you're already a member, you can log in below.

Season Previews
@http://twitter.com/timwilliamsp2

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.

More in Season Previews

Mitch Keller was hitting 95 MPH during his first professional season.

Bristol Season Preview: Young Guns in the Rotation

John DrekerJune 23, 2015
Julio de la Cruz 2 f

GCL Pirates Preview: A Team Filled With Potential on Offense

John DrekerJune 22, 2015
West Virginia Black Bears

The West Virginia Black Bears Will Feature the Top Pirates 2015 Picks

Tim WilliamsJune 19, 2015
Mikell Granberry made the top ten list due to his offense and improved defense

DSL Pirates Season Preview: Young Guns and Strong Outfielders

John DrekerMay 29, 2015
Cole Tucker f

2015 West Virginia Power Season Preview

Tim WilliamsApril 9, 2015
MeadowsMcGuire

2015 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview

Tim WilliamsApril 9, 2015

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2015 Pirates Prospects