Casey Sadler could help the Pirates in 2014 either as rotation depth or bullpen depth.

Casey Sadler Promoted to Indianapolis

 

Casey Sadler has been promoted to Indianapolis.

Casey Sadler has been promoted to Indianapolis.

According to the Altoona Mirror, right-handed pitcher Casey Sadler has been promoted to Indianapolis. Sadler had a 3.31 ERA in 130.1 innings with Altoona this year, along with a 67:42 K/BB ratio. The sinkerball pitcher didn’t strike out a lot of batters, but put up a strong 1.74 GO/AO ratio. Indianapolis is about to be raided for their starters, with guys like Brandon Cumpton, Kris Johnson, and Stolmy Pimentel expected to be promoted to Pittsburgh on Sunday. Sadler should help Indianapolis in the rotation for their playoff run, which starts next week.

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  • deacs

    Do you think the Pirates will go Gomez for 4-5 innings on Sunday or is it going to be some sort of Indy mix? I was orginally thinking Johnson but he appears to be starting today.

  • http://www.facebook.com/lee.young.161 Lee Young

    Congrats to Casey. I hope he makes it to the bigs….if not with us, with someone else!

    Foo

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