Pirates Prospects » Schedule http://www.piratesprospects.com Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:41:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Minor League Schedule: Chad Kuhl Has Everything Working For Him This Year http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-chad-kuhl-has-everything-working-for-him-this-year.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-chad-kuhl-has-everything-working-for-him-this-year.html#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:51:21 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84487 All eight teams on the schedule today and only the GCL Pirates are at home. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

Kuhl has a strong ground ball rate this year

Kuhl has a strong ground ball rate this year

 

AAA: Indianapolis (56-51) @ Rochester (57-48) 7:15pm
Probable starter: Casey Sadler (8-2, 2.74)
Yesterday’s Result: Charlotte 9, Indianapolis 2

Casey Sadler will make his 16th start for Indianapolis tonight. He has also pitched four times in relief for the Pirates this year. For Indianapolis, Sadler has thrown 92 innings, allowing 89 hits, six homers and 21 walks. He has 60 strikeouts, a 1.76 GO/AO ratio and a .259 BAA. In his last start, he gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks in six innings. Sadler had a season-high eight strikeouts in that game.

AA: Altoona (41-65) @ Bowie (54-51) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Thomas Harlan (0-1, 3.60)
Yesterday’s Result: Bowie 9, Altoona 1

Thomas Harlan will get his fourth start for Altoona tonight. He made 21 relief appearances for Bradenton before being promoted to Altoona. In his last start, which was against Bowie, Harlan allowed three runs on eight hits and two walks in five innings. Between both stops this year, Harlan has thrown 65.2 innings, surrendering 72 hits, two homers and 13 walks. He has 48 strikeouts, a 1.21 GO/AO ratio and a .272 BAA.

High-A: Bradenton (55-46, 20-12 2nd half) @ Lakeland (50-49) 7:11pm
Probable starter: Chad Kuhl (10-5, 3.34)
Yesterday’s Result: Lakeland 4, Bradenton 3

Chad Kuhl will make his 21st start of the season tonight. Kuhl has displayed all the qualities you want to see from a pitcher. He has a low BAA(.246), a high 1.67 GO/AO ratio and a strong 24/77 BB/SO ratio in 110 innings. Kuhl has consistently gone deep in starts and he has given up just six homers all year. On the road this season, he has a 2.49 ERA in eight starts. Since the All-Star break, Kuhl has a 2.27 ERA in seven starts.

Low-A: West Virginia (35-67, 15-19 2nd half) @ Hickory (60-43) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Dovydas Neverauskas (4-9, 5.84)
Yesterday’s Result: Hickory 4, West Virginia 1

Dovydas Neverauskas will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 86.1 innings, giving up 107 hits, nine homers and 39 walks. He has 55 strikeouts, an 0.99 GO/AO ratio and a .307 BAA. In his last start, Neverauskas gave up five runs on six hits and three walks in 4.1 innings. He faced Hickory on 7/3, giving up two unearned runs on three hits and five walks over four innings.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (16-24) @ Batavia (19-21) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Montana DuRapau (0-0, 1.67)
Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown 3, Batavia 1 (game one) Batavia 10, Jamestown 0 (game two)

Montana DuRapau will get his sixth start of the season tonight. He has also pitched three times in relief. He has thrown 27 innings, giving up 25 hits, one homer and four walks. DuRapau has 21 strikeouts, a 1.07 GO/AO ratio and a .243 BAA. In his last start, he gave up one run over five innings. DuRapau has not allowed more than one earned run in any appearance this year.

RK: Bristol (10-21) @ Greenville (15-18) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Bristol 5, Pulaski 0

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (11-17) vs Blue Jays (9-20) 12:00pm
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were rained out

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (21-25) vs Blue Jays (21-24) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 6, Angels 0

Check out the DSL Pirates seventh week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/24: Orlando Castro placed on disabled list. Matt Benedict assigned to Altoona.

7/23: Barrett Barnes placed on disabled list. Justin Howard activated from disabled list and assigned to Bradenton.

7/23: West Virginia places Danny Collins, Chris Diaz and Justin Topa on disabled list. Maximo Rivera, Jared LaKind and Francisco Aponte assigned to West Virginia.

7/23: Nathan Sopena promoted to Jamestown. Jose Salazar promoted to Bristol.

7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

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Minor League Schedule: Nick Kingham Has Improved Command Since Arriving in Indianapolis http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-nick-kingham-has-improved-command-since-arriving-in-indianapolis.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-nick-kingham-has-improved-command-since-arriving-in-indianapolis.html#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:30:55 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84418 All eight teams on the schedule today, including two doubleheaders. Jamestown is making up a game from earlier in the year, while the GCL Pirates are going to finish off yesterday’s suspended game before the play they regularly scheduled game, which will now be seven innings. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

Nick Kingham has displayed excellent control since arriving in AAA

Nick Kingham has displayed excellent control since arriving in AAA

 

 

AAA: Indianapolis (56-50) vs Charlotte (46-59) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Nick Kingham (4-1, 2.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Charlotte 8, Indianapolis 4

Nick Kingham will make his eighth start for Indianapolis and 20th start overall this season. Between Altoona and Indianapolis, he has thrown 116 innings, giving up 104 hits, four homers and 31 walks. He has 87 strikeouts, a 1.06 GO/AO ratio and a .239 BAA. In his last start, Kingham gave up four runs(three earned) on six hits and no walks in six innings. He walked 25 batters in 71 innings with Altoona and just six over 45 innings since being promoted.

AA: Altoona (41-64) @ Bowie (53-51) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Jhonathan Ramos (2-3, 5.34)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 8, New Britain 5

Jhonathan Ramos will make his third start of the season, second for Altoona. He made one start and six relief appearances for Indianapolis, plus another 23 relief appearances for Altoona. Ramos has pitched a total of 44.2 innings this year, surrendering 49 hits, nine homers and 13 walks. He has 29 strikeouts, an 0.93 GO/AO ratio and a .274 BAA. In his last start, he allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk in 4.2 innings.

High-A: Bradenton (55-45, 20-11 2nd half) @ Lakeland (49-49) 6:30pm
Probable starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 4, Dunedin 0

No starter has been named yet for today’s game.

Low-A: West Virginia (35-66, 15-18 2nd half) @ Hickory (59-43) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Buddy Borden (5-6, 3.60)
Yesterday’s Result: Hickory 3, West Virginia 2

Buddy Borden will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. Borden has thrown a total of 90 innings, giving up 74 hits, ten homers and 41 walks. He has 76 strikeouts, a 1.00 GO/AO ratio and a .222 BAA. In his last start, he lasted just three innings, giving up four runs on three hits and five walks. Borden allowed three runs on five hits in five innings the last time he faced Hickory. He walked none in that game and picked up eight strikeouts.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-23) @ Batavia (18-20) 5:05pm DH
Probable Starter: Alex McRae (0-2, 4.15) and Jose Regalado (5-2, 3.52)
Yesterday’s Result: Auburn 6, Jamestown 2

Alex McRae will make his eighth start of the season today. He has pitched 30.1 innings, allowing 30 hits, one homer and six walks. He has 18 strikeouts, an 0.95 GO/AO ratio and a .250 BAA. In his last start, McRae took the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits and a walk in five innings. Against Batavia on 7/7, he allowed three runs on seven hits and two walks in five frames. Jose Regalado will get the start in the other Jamestown game. He has pitched eight times this year, all in relief. Despite that games pitched total and throwing just 15.1 innings, Regalado has somehow managed to pick seven decisions and five wins. He has an 8/8 BB/SO ratio.

RK: Bristol (9-21) vs Pulaski (18-14) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Pulaski 3, Bristol 2

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (11-17) vs Yankees1 (21-7) 11:00am DH
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were suspended in the 4th inning

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (20-25) vs Angels (19-26) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Angels 4, Pirates 3

Check out the DSL Pirates seventh week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/24: Orlando Castro placed on disabled list. Matt Benedict assigned to Altoona.

7/23: Barrett Barnes placed on disabled list. Justin Howard activated from disabled list and assigned to Bradenton.

7/23: West Virginia places Danny Collins, Chris Diaz and Justin Topa on disabled list. Maximo Rivera, Jared LaKind and Francisco Aponte assigned to West Virginia.

7/23: Nathan Sopena promoted to Jamestown. Jose Salazar promoted to Bristol.

7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

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Minor League Schedule: Felipe Gonzalez Replaces Luis Heredia on the Hill Tonight Against Hickory http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-what-will-adrian-sampson-do-for-an-encore.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-what-will-adrian-sampson-do-for-an-encore.html#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:30:52 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84293 All eight teams on the schedule today, with some early start times. Altoona and Indianapolis have early afternoon start times, while Bradenton gets going in the morning. Luis Heredia was originally scheduled to go tonight, but he has been scratched from the start. No word for why he was scratched or when he will start again. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

Heredia has been scratched from tonight's start(Photo Credit: Nick Scala)

Heredia has been scratched from tonight’s start(Photo Credit: Nick Scala)

 

AAA: Indianapolis (56-49) vs Charlotte (45-59) 1:35pm
Probable starter: Adam Wilk (7-8, 4.26)
Yesterday’s Result: Charlotte 9, Indianapolis 3

Adam Wilk will get his 20th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. Wilk has thrown a total of 118.1 innings, giving up 128 hits, 12 homers and 28 walks. He has 86 strikeouts, an 0.83 GO/AO ratio and a .279 BAA. In his last start, Wilk gave up three runs(two earned) on eight hits and no walks in six innings.

AA: Altoona (40-64) @ New Britain (50-51) 12:05pm
Probable starter: Adrian Sampson (8-5, 2.58)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 10, New Britain 9

Adrian Sampson will make his 21st start of the season today. He took a no-hitter into the ninth inning in his last outing, giving up a one out double before finishing off the one-hit shutout. You can read more about that start here, and/or check out video highlights from the ninth inning here. Sampson has thrown 122 innings this year, allowing 103 hits, five homers and 28 walks. He has 86 strikeouts, a 1.16 GO/AO ratio and a .230 BAA.

High-A: Bradenton (54-45, 19-11 2nd half) vs Dunedin (61-40) 10:30am
Probable starter: Jason Creasy (5-5, 3.78)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 1, Dunedin 0

Jason Creasy will get his 21st start of the season this morning. He has thrown 102.1 innings, surrendering 110 hits, six homers and just 13 walks. He has 72 strikeouts, a 1.04 GO/AO ratio and a .276 BAA. In his last start, Creasy allowed seven runs on nine hits in four innings. He has gone six straight starts without allowing a walk, pitching a total of 36.2 innings over that span.

Low-A: West Virginia (35-65, 15-17 2nd half) @ Hickory (58-43) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Luis Heredia (1-3, 4.72) Felipe Gonzalez (1-3, 2.59)
Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia was off yesterday

Luis Heredia was originally scheduled to get his 12th start today. He has replaced by Felipe Gonzalez, who has made two starts and 25 relief appearances.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-22) vs Auburn (17-20) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Tyler Eppler (0-1, 4.06)
Yesterday’s Result: Auburn 5, Jamestown 3

Tyler Eppler will make his eighth start of the season tonight. He has thrown 31 innings, allowing 28 hits, three homers and six walks. He has 19 strikeouts, a 1.06 GO/AO ratio and a .235 BAA. Eppler has a 2.25 ERA in four home starts and 6.00 on the road. He gave up six runs in his last start, twice as many as any previous start.

RK: Bristol (9-20) vs Pulaski (17-14) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Mervin Del Rosario (1-1, 4.91)
Yesterday’s Result: Pulaski 7, Bristol 3 in 11 innings

Mervin Del Rosario will make his second start of the season today. He threw four innings in his only start, allowing three runs on five hits, one walk and he had four strikeouts. De Rosario has pitched six times in relief, including 2.2 innings without an earned run against Pulaski earlier this month. Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (11-17) vs Yankees1 (21-7) 12:00pm
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 5, Braves 3

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (20-24) vs Angels (18-26) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 1, Phillies 0

Check out the DSL Pirates seventh week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/23: West Virginia places Danny Collins, Chris Diaz and Justin Topa on disabled list. Maximo Rivera, Jared LaKind and Francisco Aponte assigned to West Virginia.

7/23: Nathan Sopena promoted to Jamestown. Jose Salazar promoted to Bristol.

7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

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Minor League Schedule: Tyler Glasnow Gets the Start Tonight http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-tyler-glasnow-takes-his-show-on-the-road.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-tyler-glasnow-takes-his-show-on-the-road.html#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:28:59 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84235 Seven teams on the schedule today, with West Virginia taking the day off. Tyler Glasnow goes for Bradenton tonight. As you can see below with his recent results, he has been giving up more hits than usual, but his control is much improved. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

Glasnow has shown excellent control recently

Glasnow has shown excellent control recently

 

AAA: Indianapolis (56-48) vs Charlotte (44-59) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Brandon Cumpton (5-1, 1.50)
Yesterday’s Result: Charlotte 8, Indianapolis 3

Brandon Cumpton will make his ninth start of the season for Indianapolis. He has also made ten starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In his last start, Cumpton threw eight shutout innings, giving up two hits and four walks. He has pitched much better on the road this year, posting a 4.00 ERA at home in three starts. He has given up just one earned run over 36 innings on the road.

AA: Altoona (39-64) @ New Britain (50-50) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Joan Montero (3-4, 5.09)
Yesterday’s Result: New Britain 4, Altoona 3

Joan Montero will make his seventh start of the season tonight. He has also pitched 21 times in relief. Montero has thrown 58.1 innings, allowing 71 hits, no homers and 32 walks. He has 27 strikeouts, a 1.34 GO/AO ratio and a .320 BAA. In his last start, Montero lasted just two innings, giving up two runs on three hits and two walks. No pitcher in the Pirates minor league system has thrown more innings without allowing a homer

High-A: Bradenton (53-45, 18-11 2nd half) vs Dunedin (61-39) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Tyler Glasnow (6-4, 1.77)
Yesterday’s Result: Dunedin 3, Bradenton 0

Tyler Glasnow will make his 16th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 76.1 innings, allowing 46 hits, one homer and 39 walks. He has 86 strikeouts, an 0.79 GO/AO ratio and a .177 BAA. In his last start, Glasnow went 5.2 innings, allowing two unearned runs on three hits and one walk, with four strikeouts. In each of his two previous starts, he allowed seven base hits, setting and then tying his career high for hits allowed. After averaging three walks per start in his first 12 games, he has given up one walk in each of his last three starts. Glasnow has a 2.13 ERA on the road and 1.41 at home.

Low-A: West Virginia (35-65, 15-17 2nd half) @ Hickory (58-43) 7:05pm 7/23
Probable starter: Luis Heredia (1-3, 4.72)
Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 9, Rome 8 in 10 innings

West Virginia is off today.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-21) vs Auburn (16-19) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Marek Minarik (1-2, 4.76)
Yesterday’s Result: Staten Island 2, Jamestown 1

Marek Minarik will make his eighth start of the season tonight. He has thrown 28.1 innings, giving up 27 hits, no homers and 19 walks. He has 13 strikeouts, a 1.68 GO/AO ratio and a .255 BAA. In his last start, Minarik gave up five runs in 1.2 innings, his shortest outing this season. In his two home starts, he has allowed just one run on three hits in nine innings.

RK: Bristol (9-19) vs Pulaski (16-14) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Johnson City 8, Bristol 4

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-17) vs Braves (12-15) 12:00pm
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Braves 12, Pirates 5

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (19-24) vs Phillies (16-27) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 4, Phillies 3

Check out the DSL Pirates seventh week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

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Minor League Schedule: Cody Dickson Has Been Solid During the Second Half http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-cody-dickson-has-been-solid-during-the-second-half.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-cody-dickson-has-been-solid-during-the-second-half.html#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:30:54 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84170 All eight teams on the schedule today, with four early start times. The DSL and GCL Pirates always play early games, but both Jamestown and Bradenton have morning start times today. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

AAA: Indianapolis (56-47) vs Charlotte (43-59) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Jay Jackson (5-3, 4.62)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 7, Columbus 5

Jay Jackson will make his 12th start of the season. He has also pitched 11 times in relief. As a starter, he has a 4.42 ERA in 53 innings, with 52 hits, four homers and 24 walks. Jackson has 53 strikeouts, an 0.75 GO/AO ratio and a .254 BAA. In his last two appearances, he has given up ten runs on 12 hits in 6.1 innings.

AA: Altoona (39-63) @ New Britain (49-50) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Zack Dodson (2-6, 5.65)
Yesterday’s Result: Bowie 3, Altoona 0

Zack Dodson will make his 16th start. He has also pitched once in relief. He has thrown a total of 73.1 innings, giving up 94 hits, eight homers  and 26 walks. Dodson has 45 strikeouts, a 1.60 GO/AO ratio and a .320 BAA. In his last start, he gave up seven runs on nine hits in five innings. He faced New Britain on 6/23 and gave up two runs on five hits and three walks in six innings.

High-A: Bradenton (53-44, 18-10 2nd half) @ Dunedin (60-39) 11:00am
Probable starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 11, Dunedin 5

No starter has been named yet for today’s game. The Marauders are in third place in their division, 2.5 games back.

Low-A: West Virginia (34-65, 14-17 2nd half) vs Rome (34-66) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Cody Dickson (5-8, 4.26)
Yesterday’s Result: Rome 10,  West Virginia 4

Cody Dickson will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has thrown a total of 93 innings, allowing 101 hits, eight homers and 40 walks. He has 72 strikeouts, a 1.04 GO/AO ratio and a .285 BAA. In his last start against Rome, Dickson allowed four runs over six innings, though just one run was earned. Since the All-Star break, he has made six starts and put up a 1.89 ERA in 33.1 innings. Dickson has pitched much better on the road, posting a 3.45 ERA versus 5.93 in seven home games.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-20) @ Staten Island (19-17) 11:00am
Probable Starter: Frank Duncan (1-1, 4.39)
Yesterday’s Result: Staten Island 7, Jamestown 4

Frank Duncan will make his seventh start of the season this morning. He has thrown 26.2 innings, surrendering 32 hits, one homer and four walks. He has ten strikeouts, an 0.83 GO/AO ratio and a .308 BAA. In his last start, he gave up two runs on six hits in five innings. In his last three starts combined, Duncan has given up four runs over 15 innings and hasn’t issued a single walk.

RK: Bristol (9-18) @ Johnson City (14-14) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Hector Garcia (0-3, 3.31)
Yesterday’s Result:  Bristol 4, Johnson City 3

Hector Garcia will make his sixth start of the season tonight. The 18-year-old lefty went 3.2 innings in his last start, giving up two runs on seven hits. He had no walks and five strikeouts. This will be his fifth straight road start. Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-16) vs Braves (11-15) 12:00pm
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off yesterday

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (18-24) vs Phillies (16-26) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off yesterday

Check out the DSL Pirates seventh week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

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Minor League Schedule: Casey Sadler Looks to Stay Undefeated on the Road http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-casey-sadler-looks-to-stay-undefeated-on-the-road.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-casey-sadler-looks-to-stay-undefeated-on-the-road.html#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 03:23:21 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84076 Six teams on the schedule today, with the DSL Pirates off for the weekend while the league plays it’s All-Star game. The GCL Pirates are also off today. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.     

Sadler faced Columbus in his last start

Sadler faced Columbus in his last start

 

AAA: Indianapolis (55-47) @ Columbus (54-48) 6:05pm
Probable starter: Casey Sadler (8-2, 2.41)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 15, Columbus 5

Casey Sadler will make his 15th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched four times in relief for the Pirates. For Indianapolis, Sadler has thrown 86 innings, allowing 81 hits, five homers and 18 walks. He has 52 strikeouts, a 1.85 GO/AO ratio and a .254 BAA. In his last start, which was against Columbus, Sadler gave up two runs on seven hits and three walks in six innings. He has a 6-0, 2.31 record in nine road starts.

AA: Altoona (39-62) vs Bowie (51-49) 6:00pm
Probable starter: Thomas Harlan (0-0, 2.70)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 4, Bowie 3

Thomas Harlan will make his third start for Altoona tonight. He has gone five innings in each start, giving up a total of five runs on 12 hits and two walks. With Bradenton this year, Harlan made 21 relief appearances, allowing 52 hits, one homer and nine walks in 50.2 innings. He had 41 strikeouts, a 1.26 GO/AO ratio and a .255 BAA.

High-A: Bradenton (50-44, 15-10 2nd half) @ Dunedin (60-38) 5:00pm
Probable starter: John Kuchno (4-8, 3.84)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 4, Clearwater 2 

John Kuchno will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 103 innings, surrendering 98 hits, three homers and 41 walks. He has 48 strikeouts, an impressive 2.45 GO/AO ratio and a .255 BAA. In his last start, Kuchno went eight innings, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk. In eight home starts, he has a 3.43 ERA over 42 innings. Kuchno had a 3.76 ERA before the All-Star break and 3.99 in six starts since the break.

Low-A: West Virginia (34-64, 14-16 2nd half) vs Rome (33-66) 2:05pm
Probable starter: Justin Topa (3-7, 5.99)
Yesterday’s Result: Rome 7,  West Virginia 2

Justin Topa will make his 14th start. He has also pitched five times in relief. As a starter, Topa has a 5.25 ERA in 58.1 innings, with 74 hits, six homers and 13 walks. He also has 42 strikeouts as a starter, with a 1.41 GO/AO ratio and a .315 BAA. In his last start, Topa gave up three runs on eight hits and no walks in five innings.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-19) @ Staten Island (18-17) 4:00pm
Probable Starter: Montana DuRapau (0-0, 1.64)
Yesterday’s Result: Staten Island 7, Jamestown 1

Montana DuRapau will make his fifth start. He has also pitched three times in relief. He has pitched a total of 22 innings, allowing 21 hits, one homer and four walks. DuRapau has 19 strikeouts, a 1.04 GO/AO ratio and a .247 BAA. In his last start, he gave up one run on three hits and two walks in four innings.

RK: Bristol (8-18) @ Johnson City (14-13) 4:00pm
Probable Starter: Billy Roth (0-4, 5.59)
Yesterday’s Result: Johnson City 5, Bristol 4

Billy Roth will get his sixth start of the season today. He has thrown 19.1 innings, allowing 18 hits, three homers and 13 walks. He has 19 strikeouts, a 2.17 GO/AO ratio and a .243 BAA. In his last start, Roth threw three no-hit innings, but he allowed one run on four walks. Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-16) vs Braves (11-15) 12:00pm 7/21
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Tigers 5, Pirates 1

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (18-24) vs Phillies (16-26) 10:30am 7/21

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off yesterday

Check out the DSL Pirates sixth week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

6/21: Jason Townsend assigned to Altoona from Jamestown. Matt Benedict sent to Bradenton.

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Minor League Schedule: Nick Kingham Gets His First Start Since the All-Star Break http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-nick-kingham-gets-his-first-start-since-the-all-star-break.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-nick-kingham-gets-his-first-start-since-the-all-star-break.html#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:14:51 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=84017 Seven teams on the schedule today, with the DSL Pirates off for the weekend while the league plays it’s All-Star game. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.    

Nick Kingham threw six shutout innings in his last start

Nick Kingham threw six shutout innings in his last start

 

AAA: Indianapolis (54-47) @ Columbus (54-47) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Nick Kingham (3-1, 1.62)
Yesterday’s Result: Columbus 5, Indianapolis 4

Nick Kingham will make seventh start for Indianapolis tonight. Between Indianapolis and Altoona, he has thrown a total of 110 innings, giving up 98 hits, three homers and 31 walks. Kingham has 84 strikeouts, a 1.10 GO/AO ratio and a .238 BAA. He threw six shutout innings in his last start, giving up just two hits. Kingham has gone at least six innings in each of his last 11 starts. He is two strikeouts behind both Adrian Sampson and Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates minor league lead.

AA: Altoona (38-62) vs Bowie (51-48) 6:00pm
Probable starter: Jhonathan Ramos (2-3, 5.27)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 3, Bowie 0

Jhonathan Ramos will make his first start for Altoona tonight. He has pitched 23 games in relief for the Curve. Ramos has also made six relief appearances and one start for Indianapolis. He has thrown a total of 40 innings, allowing 42 hits, eight homers and 12 walks. He has 28 strikeouts, an 0.92 GO/AO ratio and a .263 BAA.  In his only start this year, Ramos went five innings, giving up two runs.

High-A: Bradenton (49-44, 14-10 2nd half) vs Clearwater (28-67) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Chad Kuhl (9-5, 3.45)
Yesterday’s Result: Clearwater 7, Bradenton 2 

Chad Kuhl will get his 20th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 104.1 innings, allowing 93 hits, six homers and 23 walks. He has 74 strikeouts, a 1.78 GO/AO ratio and a .242 BAA. In his last start, Kuhl went one inning before the game was suspended due to rain. He faced Clearwater on 6/3 and gave up one run over six innings, striking out a career-high eight batters.

Low-A: West Virginia (34-63, 14-15 2nd half) vs Rome (32-66) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Dovydas Neverauskas (4-8, 5.60)
Yesterday’s Result:   West Virginia 9, Rome 8

Dovydas Neverauskas will make his 19th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 82 innings, surrendering 101 hits, eight homers and 36 walks. He has 52 strikeouts, an 0.96 GO/AO ratio and a .307 BAA. In his last start, Neverauskas gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk. In 12 home starts this year, he has a 7.16 ERA in 49 innings. He has a .308 BAA against lefties and right-handed batters are hitting .306 with two homers.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (15-18) @ Staten Island (17-17) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Alex McRae (0-1, 3.20)
Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown 12, Brooklyn 7 in 15 innings

Alex McRae will make his seventh start of the season. He has pitched 25.1 innings, allowing 22 hits, one homer and five walks. He has 15 strikeouts, a 1.00 GO/AO ratio and a .220 BAA. In his last start, McRae went five innings, giving up two runs on four hits. He didn’t walk anyone and allowed his first homer.

RK: Bristol (8-17) @ Johnson City (13-13) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Danville 7, Bristol 5

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-15) vs Tigers (13-9) 10:00am
Probable Starter:  TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Tigers 7, Pirates 3

Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (18-24) vs Phillies (16-26) 10:30am 7/21

Yesterday’s Result: Rangers2 5, Pirates 4

Check out the DSL Pirates sixth week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

6/21: Jason Townsend assigned to Altoona from Jamestown. Matt Benedict sent to Bradenton.

6/20: Stetson Allie placed on disabled list. Kelson Brown activated from disabled list.

6/20: Carlos Paulino assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/20: Jake Brigham activated from disabled list.

6/19: Jared LaKind assigned to Jamestown.

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Minor League Schedule: Adrian Sampson Tries to Build on His Outstanding First Half http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-adrian-sampson-tries-to-build-on-his-outstanding-first-half.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-adrian-sampson-tries-to-build-on-his-outstanding-first-half.html#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:42:13 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=83958 All eight teams on the schedule today. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.    

Adrian Sampson is second among all Pirates minor league pitchers in strikeouts

Adrian Sampson is second among all Pirates minor league pitchers in strikeouts

 

AAA: Indianapolis (54-46) @ Columbus (53-47) 7:15pm
Probable starter:  Adam Wilk (7-8, 4.33)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 1, Columbus 0

Adam Wilk will make his 19th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. Wilk has thrown 112.1 innings, allowing 120 hits and 12 homers, all three of the totals are the highest in the Pirates system. He has 28 walks, 81 strikeouts, an 0.84 GO/AO ratio and a .278 BAA. In his last start, Wilk gave up five runs on eight hits in seven innings. He had no walks and eight strikeouts.

AA: Altoona (37-62) vs Bowie (51-47) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Adrian Sampson (7-5, 2.79)
Yesterday’s Result: Bowie 8, Altoona 6

Adrian Sampson will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He threw a seven inning complete game in his last outing, allowing one run on four hits and three walks. Sampson faced Bowie on 7/2 and gave up one run on eight hits in six innings. He has 84 strikeouts this year, tying him for the second highest total among all Pirates minor league pitchers. Sampson ranks third in the Eastern League in ERA, fifth in strikeouts and tied for second with a 1.14 WHIP.

High-A: Bradenton (49-43, 14-9 2nd half) vs Clearwater (27-67) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Shane Carle (1-0, 3.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 7, Clearwater 2 (game one) Clearwater 7, Bradenton 4 (game two)

Shane Carle will make his second start for Bradenton tonight. In his debut, he allowed two runs on four hits and two walks in six innings. With West Virginia, he made 13 starts and four relief appearances. In 82.1 innings, he surrendered 96 hits, nine homers and just nine walks. Carle had 47 strikeouts, a 1.81 GO/AO ratio and a .293 BAA.

Low-A: West Virginia (33-63, 13-15 2nd half) vs Rome (32-65) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Buddy Borden (5-6, 3.31)
Yesterday’s Result:  Hagerstown 3, West Virginia 2

Buddy Borden will make his 19th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. Borden has thrown 87 innings, giving up 71 hits, ten homers and 36 walks. He has 73 strikeouts, an 0.99 GO/AO ratio and a .220 BAA. Borden has thrown 11.2 shutout innings over his last two starts, giving up just three hits. Last time he faced Rome, he allowed three runs over five innings.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (14-18) @ Brooklyn (15-18) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Tyler Eppler (0-1, 3.12)
Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown 8, Brooklyn 6 in 10 innings

Tyler Eppler will get his seventh start of the season tonight. He has thrown 26 innings, allowing 21 hits, three homers and five walks. He has 15 strikeouts, an 0.85 GO/AO ratio and a .216 BAA. In his last start, Eppler threw five shutout innings. In each of his two road starts, he has allowed three runs over five innings.

RK: Bristol (8-16) @ Danville (15-11) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Mervin Del Rosario (1-1, 4.40)
Yesterday’s Result: Bristol 3, Danville 2

Mervin Del Rosario will make his first start of the season. In six relief appearances, he has thrown 14.1 innings, allowing 16 hits, two homers and seven walks. He has nine strikeouts, a 1.06 GO/AO ratio and a .296 BAA. In the GCL last year, Del Rosario had a 6/32 BB/SO ratio in 38.1 innings. Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-14) vs Tigers (12-9) 12:00pm
Probable Starter:  Mitch Keller (0-0, 0.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Yankees2 6,Pirates 2 (game one) Yankees2 7, Pirates 0 (game two)

Mitch Keller will make his second start and third appearance today. He has thrown a total of five shutout innings since signing as the second round pick in the 2014 draft. Trey Supak, who was chosen 73rd overall in this draft, will likely follow Keller. They have been pitching on the same day. Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (17-22) vs Rangers2 (21-20) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 7, Rangers2 0

Check out the DSL Pirates sixth week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

6/21: Jason Townsend assigned to Altoona from Jamestown. Matt Benedict sent to Bradenton.

6/20: Stetson Allie placed on disabled list. Kelson Brown activated from disabled list.

6/20: Carlos Paulino assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/20: Jake Brigham activated from disabled list.

6/19: Jared LaKind assigned to Jamestown

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Minor League Schedule: Glasnow and Creasy Go For Bradenton Tonight http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-glasnow-and-creasy-go-for-bradenton-tonight.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-glasnow-and-creasy-go-for-bradenton-tonight.html#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:31:43 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=83881 Ten games on the schedule today, with all eight teams playing, two of them with doubleheaders due to Wednesday rainouts. The scheduled pitchers tonight represent the best probables for one day that we have seen this year. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.    

Glasnow had ten strikeouts in his last outing

Glasnow had ten strikeouts in his last outing

 

AAA: Indianapolis (53-46) @ Columbus (53-46) 7:05pm
Probable starter:  Brandon Cumpton (4-1, 1.76)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis was off yesterday

Brandon Cumpton will get his eighth start for Indianapolis this year. He has also started ten times for the Pirates. With Indianapolis, Cumpton has thrown 46 innings, giving up 42 hits, three homers and 11 walks. He has 24 strikeouts, a 1.51 GO/AO ratio and a .253 BAA. In his last start, he allowed a season high eight hits and four runs. Cumpton faced Columbus in his first start and threw six shutout innings.

AA: Altoona (37-61) vs Bowie (50-47) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Adrian Sampson (7-5, 2.79)  Orlando Castro (0-0, 21.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona was off yesterday

Orlando Castro will make his second start for Altoona tonight. He got hit hard in his opener, allowing seven runs on seven hits and two walks in three innings. Adrian Sampson was pushed back to Friday night.

High-A: Bradenton (48-42, 13-8 2nd half) vs Clearwater (26-66) 5:00pm DH
Probable starter: Jason Creasy (5-4, 3.29) and Tyler Glasnow (5-4, 1.91)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton was rained out yesterday

Jason Creasy will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has pitched 98.1 innings, allowing 101 hits, six homers and 13 walks. He has 69 strikeouts, a 1.02 GO/AO ratio and a .267 BAA. In his last start, Creasy threw seven shutout innings. He hasn’t walked a batter in his last five starts, a span of 32.2 innings. He faced Clearwater on June 1st and threw six shutout innings, giving up two hits and picking up seven strikeouts. Creasy hasn’t lost in seven home starts, posting a 3.00 ERA in 36 innings. He is tenth in the FSL with a 1.16 WHIP. Tyler Glasnow will get the start in the second game, his 15th appearance of the year. He has thrown 70.2 innings, allowing 43 hits, one homer and 38 walks. He has 82 strikeouts, an 0.74 GO/AO ratio and a .180 BAA. In his last start, Glasnow threw 5.2 scoreless innings, striking out ten batters. He faced Clearwater on 6/2, throwing five shutout innings. In each of his last two starts, Glasnow has given up seven hits, which set, then tied his career high for hits allowed in a game.

Low-A: West Virginia (33-62, 13-14 2nd half) @ Hagerstown (61-36) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Luis Heredia (1-3, 4.97)
Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 6, Hagerstown 1

Luis Heredia will make his 11th start of the season tonight. He has thrown 41.2 innings, surrendering 39 hits, five homers and 24 walks. He has 22 strikeouts, a 1.15 GO/AO ratio and a .245 BAA. In his last start, Heredia went 5.1 innings, allowing five runs(four earned) on four hits and two walks, with one strikeout. His high for strikeouts in a game is four this year, picking up that total three times. In five road starts, he has a 5.66 ERA.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (13-18) @ Brooklyn (15-17) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Marek Minarik (1-2, 3.38)
Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown 5, Brooklyn 2

Marek Minarik will make his seventh start of the season tonight. He has thrown 26.2 innings, allowing 22 hits, no homers and 18 walks. He has 12 strikeouts, a 1.52 GO/AO ratio and a .229 BAA. In his last start, Minarik allowed one run on two hits and two walks in five innings. It was the first time that he issued less than three walks in a game this year.

RK: Bristol (7-16) @ Danville (15-10) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Danville 4, Bristol 0

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-12) vs Yankees2 (8-12) 11:00am DH
Probable Starter: Dario Agrazal Jr (2-1, 2.55) and Jake Burnette (0-1, 13.50)
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were rained out yesterday

Dario Agrazal will make his fifth start of the season today. He has looked great since giving up three runs over 3.2 innings in his season debut. Agrazal has given up two earned runs in his last 14 innings. He hasn’t walked a batter or allowed a home run this year. Jake Burnette will start game two, his third rehab start of the season. Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (16-22) vs Rangers2 (21-19) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Marlins 4, Pirates 0

Check out the DSL Pirates sixth week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.

7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

6/21: Jason Townsend assigned to Altoona from Jamestown. Matt Benedict sent to Bradenton.

6/20: Stetson Allie placed on disabled list. Kelson Brown activated from disabled list.

6/20: Carlos Paulino assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/20: Jake Brigham activated from disabled list.

6/19: Jared LaKind assigned to Jamestown

6/18: Pirates release Cody Eppley.

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Minor League Schedule: Have You Noticed How Good Jason Creasy Has Been This Year? http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-have-you-noticed-how-good-jason-creasy-has-been-this-year.html http://www.piratesprospects.com/2014/07/minor-league-schedule-have-you-noticed-how-good-jason-creasy-has-been-this-year.html#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:11:45 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=83824 Six games on the schedule today. Indianapolis and Altoona are on their All-Star break for one more day. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.    

Creasy hasn't walked a batter in his last five starts

Creasy hasn’t walked a batter in his last five starts

 

 

AAA: Indianapolis (53-46) @ Columbus (53-46) 7:05pm 7/17
Probable starter:  Brandon Cumpton (4-1, 1.76)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis was off yesterday

Indianapolis is on their All-Star break until Thursday. When they resume play, they will take on Columbus, who they are tied with for first place.

AA: Altoona (37-61) vs Bowie (50-47) 7:00pm 7/17
Probable starter: Adrian Sampson (7-5, 2.79)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona was off yesterday

Altoona is on their All-Star break until Thursday. The Curve are in last place in their division, 20.5 games out of first place.

High-A: Bradenton (48-42, 13-8 2nd half) vs Clearwater (26-66) 6:30pm
Probable starter: Jason Creasy (5-4, 3.29)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton was off yesterday

Jason Creasy will make his 20th start of the season tonight. He has pitched 98.1 innings, allowing 101 hits, six homers and 13 walks. He has 69 strikeouts, a 1.02 GO/AO ratio and a .267 BAA. In his last start, Creasy threw seven shutout innings. He hasn’t walked a batter in his last five starts, a span of 32.2 innings. He faced Clearwater on June 1st and threw six shutout innings, giving up two hits and picking up seven strikeouts. Creasy hasn’t lost in seven home starts, posting a 3.00 ERA in 36 innings. He is tenth in the FSL with a 1.16 WHIP.

Low-A: West Virginia (32-62, 12-14 2nd half) @ Hagerstown (61-35) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Cody Dickson (4-8, 4.45)
Yesterday’s Result: Hagerstown 8, West Virginia 4

Cody Dickson will make his 19th start of the season tonight. He has thrown a total of 87 innings, surrendering 97 hits, eight homers and 38 walks. He has 67 strikeouts, a 1.05 GO/AO ratio and a .290 BAA. In his last start, Dickson gave up one run over 4.2 innings in a game that was suspended due to rain. He threw seven shutout innings in his previous start. Prior to these last two starts, Dickson struggled all season long. He had an ERA over 5.00 in both May and June.

Short-Season A: Jamestown (12-18) @ Brooklyn (15-16) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Frank Duncan (0-1, 4.57)
Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown was off yesterday

Frank Duncan will make his sixth start of the season tonight. He has gone five innings in each of his last two starts, allowing one run in each game. In his previous two starts combined, Duncan gave up nine runs over 8.2 innings. In 21.2 innings, he has a 4/7 BB/SO ratio.

RK: Bristol (7-15) @ Danville (14-10) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: TBD
Yesterday’s Result: Bristol was off yesterday

Check out the Bristol season preview.

GCL: Pirates (10-12) vs Yankees2 (8-12) 12:00pm
Probable Starter: Dario Agrazal Jr (2-1, 2.55)
Yesterday’s Result: Astros 6, Pirates 5

Dario Agrazal will make his fifth start of the season today. He has looked great since giving up three runs over 3.2 innings in his season debut. Agrazal has given up two earned runs in his last 14 innings. He hasn’t walked a batter or allowed a home run this year. Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.

DSL: Pirates (16-22) vs Marlins (14-25) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result:  Pirates 8, Marlins 6

Check out the DSL Pirates sixth week recap.

Recent Transactions

7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.

7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.

7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.

7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.

7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.

7/11: Orlando Castro promoted to Altoona. Pirates release Yao-Hsun Yang.

7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.

7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.

7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona

7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.

7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.

7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.

7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.

7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.

7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.

7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.

7/5: Tyler Waldron placed on disabled list. John Holdzkom assigned to Indianapolis.

7/5: Dean Anna assigned to Indianapolis.

7/4: Jarek Cunningham placed on DL. Jeff Inman sent to Altoona.

7/3: Justin Maffei and Ashley Ponce promoted to Bradenton.

7/3: Bradenton placed Jonathan Schwind and Taylor Lewis on the disabled list.

7/3: Danny Collins and Francisco Diaz activated from disabled list.

7/3: Clario Perez promoted to West Virginia. Andy Otamendi assigned to Jamestown.

7/3: Austin Meadows assigned to Bristol.

7/1: Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.

7/1: Connor Joe placed on temporary inactive list.

6/30: Austin Meadows, Barrett Barnes and Collin Balester assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/28: Stetson Allie activated from disabled list.

6/28: Omir Santos activated from disabled list. Brent Morel placed on disabled list.

6/28: JaCoby Jones activated from disabled list. Wyatt Mathisen placed on disabled list.

6/28: Nate Baker and Dan Gamache assigned to Jamestown on rehab.

6/28: Pirates release Alexander Gutierrez.

6/27: Jandy Vasquez played on 60-day disabled list.

6/26: Dan Gamache assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/26: Adalberto Santos traded to San Francisco Giants.

6/26: Danny Collins placed on disabled list. Justin Topa activated from West Virginia disabled list.

6/25: John Holdzkom assigned to Altoona roster.

6/25: Walker Gourley activated from Bradenton disabled list.

6/25: A.J. Morris placed on disabled list. Jhonathan Ramos promoted to Indianapolis.

6/24: Nate Baker added to GCL roster on rehab assignment.

6/23: JaCoby Jones and Justin Topa placed on West Virginia disabled list. Zack Von Rosenberg activated from disabled list.

6/23: Jeff Roy and Ashley Ponce sent to West Virginia. Candon Myles sent to Jamestown.

6/23: Ulises Montilla added to 60-day disabled list.

6/21: Jason Townsend assigned to Altoona from Jamestown. Matt Benedict sent to Bradenton.

6/20: Stetson Allie placed on disabled list. Kelson Brown activated from disabled list.

6/20: Carlos Paulino assigned to GCL Pirates on rehab.

6/20: Jake Brigham activated from disabled list.

6/19: Jared LaKind assigned to Jamestown

6/18: Pirates release Cody Eppley.

6/17: Jason Townsend sent to Jamestown on rehab assignment.

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