Top Pirates Minor League Pitching Performances: Week Ending 8/19

Below are the top ten pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is a stat created by Bill James used to determine how good a pitcher’s outing really was. The formula for...

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Wilson Throws Six Good Innings, Hague Homers in Indians Loss

Rochester Red Wings  6,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   It was another tough night for the Indianapolis Indians tonight at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY.  The Rochester Red Wings’ starting pitcher Esmerling Vasquez held the Indians scoreless for 7 innings, while striking out 10 Tribe batters.  Reliever Deolis Guerra contributed 4 more strike outs over the final two innings, including striking out the side in the 8th. ...

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Minor League Schedule: 8/15/12

Jameson Taillon gets the start for Bradenton tonight. His 1.16 WHIP ranks him fourth in the Florida State League, right in between teammates Eliecer Navarro(1.13) and Casey Sadler(1.16). Justin Wilson makes his first start since his no-hitter last Thursday. State College returns tonight from their All-Star break. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (74-50) @ Rochester (63-60) 7:05pm Probable...

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As Pirates Address Playoff Roster, Justin Wilson Could be Second Lefty from ‘Pen

The Pirates organization have had the beginning conversations of the players they are considering on bringing up for September callups. Although this year, Pittsburgh has to also have conversations on a possible playoff roster as well. If the Pirates stay in contention — they are currently 6.0 games back in the National League Central Division and  have a 0.5 game lead for the second Wild Card spot — they will have to set...

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Justin Wilson Throws an Eight Inning No-Hitter

Indianapolis Indians  3,  Charlotte Knights  0 (Box)   It still counts. Even though the game was cut short, after 7.5 innings due to a thunderstorm, Justin Wilson still gets to count this game as a no-hitter. Wilson pitched eight no-hit innings, including one in the pouring rain, before the game was halted.  In fact, he simply mowed down the Charlotte batters, one after another, completely dominating the game.  Wilson has buzzed...

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