Minor League Schedule: Jamestown in Must Win Game Tonight

West Virginia lost game three of their best-of-three series last night, bringing their season to an end. Jamestown won game one of their best-of-three series on Friday, then lost game two last night. The series will finish up tonight, with the winner moving on to the NYPL finals. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full recap of yesterday’s action can be found here. Three links on the Dominican Summer League season recap can be found here.

Austin Meadows is hitting .375 in the playoffs (Photo Credit: Matt Brown)

Austin Meadows is hitting .375 in the playoffs (Photo Credit: Matt Brown)

AAA: Indianapolis (80-64)
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

The Indianapolis Indians season is over. They finished first in their division, with the third best record overall in the International League. Ivan De Jesus led the team with a .319 batting average. Matt Hague led the league with 153 hits. Hague led the team with 69 RBI’s. Andrew Lambo led Indianapolis with 18 homers. Felix Pie was tops with 38 stolen bases. Kris Johnson was the leader with ten wins and he led the league with a 2.39 ERA. Andy Oliver had the most strikeouts with 138 in 124.1 innings

AA: Altoona (63-79)
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

The Altoona Curve season is over. They finished in last place in their division, 14 games out of first place.  Justin Howard led the team with a .314 BA. Jarek Cunningham led with 19 homers and Alex Dickerson was the leader with 68 RBI’s. Adalberto Santos topped the team with 21 steals and 62 runs scored. On the pitching side, Casey Sadler led with 11 wins. Nick Kingham had the best ERA at 2.70 in 73.1 innings. David Bromberg led with 136 innings pitched and 127 strikeouts. Luis Sanz was first with 16 saves.

High-A: Bradenton (57-77 overall, 31-35 2nd half)
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

The Bradenton Marauders season is over. They finished seven games back for the second half title and 21.5 games back in the overall standings. Alen Hanson led the team with a .281 batting average among regulars. Willy Garcia led the team with 16 homers and 60 RBI’s. Benji Gonzalez led with 27 steals. Hanson and Gregory Polanco each had 24 stolen bases. Nick Kingham and Zack Dodson led with six wins among pitchers. Adrian Sampson led with 85 strikeouts and 140 innings pitched.

Low-A: West Virginia (81-58 overall, 44-25 2nd half)
Yesterday’s Result: Hagerstown 6, West Virginia 2

West Virginia lost game three of their series against Hagerstown last night, eliminating them from the playoffs and ending their season. West Virginia was led this year by Walker Gourley with a .304 batting average and 36 stolen bases. Stetson Allie led the team with 17 homers and Josh Bell led with 76 RBI’s and 37 doubles. Max Moroff, Dilson Herrera, Bell and Gourley all tied for the team lead with 75 runs scored. Orlando Castro led with a 1.93 ERA in 74.2 innings. Tyler Glasnow and John Kuchno tied with nine wins apiece and Glasnow led the league with 164 strikeouts.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (42-32) @ State College (48-26) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Cody Dickson (2-0, 2.37)
Yesterday’s Result: State College 12, Jamestown 4

Jamestown won game one of the best-of-three series on Friday night. The series moved to State College last night and the Spikes won big. The finale will take place tonight in State College with Cody Dickson on the mound.  He made 14 starts this year without picking up a loss. He faced State College in his last game and threw five shutout innings, allowing one hit and one walk. Dickson also faced them on June 25th, giving up three runs(two earned) on six hits and four walks in five innings. During the season, he had 59 strikeouts and a .209 BAA in 57 innings.

Rookie:  GCL Pirates (32-27)
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

DSL: Pirates1 (40-31)
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

DSL: Pirates2 (46-26)  
Yesterday’s Result: Season Complete

Recent Transactions

9/7 Wyatt Mathisen added to Jamestown roster. Andrew Dennis placed on disabled list.

9/6 Wandy Rodriguez assigned to Indianapolis on rehab.

9/4 Josh Smith added to West Virginia roster.

9/4 James McDonald assigned to Indianapolis.

9/2 Alex Dickerson promoted to Indianapolis.

9/1 Jerry Mulderig added to Jamestown roster. Kurt Yacko assigned to GCL roster.

8/31 Gregory Polanco promoted to Indianapolis.

8/31 Devin Ivany assigned to Bradenton. Dan Cevette assigned to Altoona.

8/30 Reese McGuire and Austin Meadows promoted to Jamestown. Wyatt Mathisen and Justin Maffei assigned to GCL roster.

8/30 Casey Sadler promoted to Indianapolis.

8/28 Carlos Paulino promoted to Indianapolis.

8/28 Eric Wood activated from disabled list.

8/28 Oderman Rocha assigned to Jamestown.

8/27 Joely Rodriguez placed on disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

8/24 Wyatt Mathisen activated from disabled list and added to Jamestown roster.

8/24 Kurt Yacko activated from disabled list. Kevin Kleis and David Valesente placed on disabled list

8/20 John Kuchno added to West Virginia roster from Jamestown. Francisco Aponte sent to Jamestown.

John Dreker

Author: 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.

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