Pirates Considering Spot Starters in the Month of August

With a tough stretch coming up for Pittsburgh in the month of August, the Pirates are considering several options in order to keep their starting staff fresh. After an off day on August 2nd, they will play 20 straight games without a day off. Nine of those 20 games are on the road, finishing with three games on the West Coast. Both General Manager Neal Huntington and Skipper Clint Hurdle said that they are considering on using several...

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Prospect Watch: Doubleheaders and Good Pitching by Altoona

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings are from the mid-season update. 1. Gerrit Cole, RHP, Altoona (2-3, 4.71) - DNP 2. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Bradenton (5-7, 4.27) - DNP 3. Starling Marte, CF, Indianapolis (.279) – 1-for-6, BB 4. Alen Hanson, SS, West Virginia (.322) – 2-for-7, 2 BB, 4 SB 5. Josh Bell, RF,...

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Indians Split Double Header With Toledo

Game 1:  Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   Doubles figured big in the scoring in the first game of today’s double header at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  Each team collected 3 doubles, though the Mud Hens made better use of them than the Indians did.  Both starting pitchers threw complete 7-inning games. The game began with 4.5 scoreless innings, and each team posting one hit.  Tribe starter Rudy...

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Minor League Schedule: 7/21/12

Indianapolis has a doubleheader today. No starter has been announced yet for game two. State College was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader on Sunday.  Altoona was unable to play their doubleheader yesterday due to a lengthy rain delay and a 1am curfew. They will play a doubleheader today. West Virginia will finish the second game of last night’s doubleheader prior to today’s regularly scheduled game. The...

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Homers From Sanchez and Marte Give Indians The Win

Indianapolis Indians  7,  Gwinnett Braves  5 (Box)   Two home runs in consecutive innings, gave the Indians a win over the Gwinnett Braves at Victory Field tonight.  C Tony Sanchez and RF Starling Marte contributed the home runs, while starter Rudy Owens and three relievers held off the Braves’ batters. Gwinnett got onto the scoreboard first, with one run in the 3rd inning.  Rudy Owens worked his way around a 2-out double...

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