All posts tagged "Matt Benedict"

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/14/12

    Top prospect Gerrit Cole, will make his first start in 12 days due to the Eastern League All-Star break and his one inning appearance in the Futures Game. Bradenton was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7-inning games. No starter for game two of the doubleheader...

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    Minor League Schedule: 7/13/12

    Luis Heredia will get his fifth start of the season tonight. He has allowed either zero or one earned run in each of his first four starts this season. West Virginia was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7-inning games. No starter for game two of...

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    Minor League Schedule: 7/8/12

    Indianapolis is playing their last game before three days off for the International League All-Star break. Top pitching prospects, Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole will participate in the Futures Game, played tonight at 5pm. The GCL Pirates and both DSL teams are off today. All five probable pitchers for today are right-handers....

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    Minor League Schedule: 7/3/12

    Indianapolis is in first place in their division after their sixth straight win last night. They have an 11 game lead over second place Columbus. Altoona has also won five games in a row, moving their record within one game of the .500 mark. Bradenton is tied for first place in the...

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    Minor League Schedule: 6/28/12

    Ryan Hafner gets a real test in Lakewood tonight. The 17th round pick in the 2010 draft has struggled this season with his command, walking more than a batter per inning. Last year for State College he walked twenty batters over 65.2 innings. He has walked at least three batters in each...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/22/12

    Two days after Gerrit Cole made his AA debut, and one day after Luis Heredia made his season debut for State College, Clay Holmes will pitch his first professional game for State College. He signed for $1.2mil after being picked in the ninth round of the 2011 amateur draft. A full recap...

  • Transactions
    Matt Benedict Promoted to Bradenton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right-handed pitcher Matt Benedict to Bradenton. The right-hander put up a 3.42 ERA in 76.1 innings in the West Virginia rotation this year, and should take the rotation spot vacated by Gerrit Cole in high-A. Benedict was drafted in the 30th round of the 2011 draft out...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/15/12

    Bradenton is now on their All-Star break. They resume their schedule next Monday. The Florida State League All-Star game is Saturday night. State College and the GCL Pirates open their schedule on Monday. The State College mini-camp roster was released today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A:...

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    Minor League Schedule: 6/10/12

    Rudy Owens gets the start today for Indianapolis. He is second in the International League in ERA and his 0.96 WHIP ranks him fifth in the league, just .03 behind the second place total. Indianapolis has a six game lead in their division. State College and the GCL Pirates each open their...

  • Analysis
    Alen Hanson, Gregory Polanco, and Matt Benedict are SAL All-Stars

    The South Atlantic League All-Star team has been announced, and three Pirates prospects have been selected to the team. Breakout hitters Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco, along with 2011 30th round draft pick Matt Benedict, were selected as the representatives from the West Virginia Power. Hanson has not only been the biggest...

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