For a more in depth review of yesterday's games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Altoona plays a double header today starting at 10:35 in the morning. The second game is a make-up of Tuesday's rainout. With their 16-6 loss last night Altoona fell into a tie for first place in their division with the team that beat them, Akron. After his loss yesterday Jameson Taillon now stands at 1-1 2.84 in 5 starts with 18 strikeouts in 19 innings pitched. Lineups for today's games will be posted as soon as they are made available.

Kyle McPherson looks for his 4th win of the season tonight

AAA: Indianapolis (17-24) VS Buffalo (17-24) 11:05am
Probable starter: Sean Gallagher (1-5 7.67)

Game notes: Brad Lincoln pitched 7 scoreless innings giving up just 4 hits,a...

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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.