For a more in depth review of yesterday's games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. The four Pirates teams last night combined for four losses by a combined score of 29-6 versus teams that were a combined 40-69 coming into the day. Things can only get better today and they have real nice lineup of starting pitchers scheduled to go. Tim will be covering the Altoona game tonight for the site and will have a full report following the game. Lineups for today's games will be posted as soon as they are made available. 

Justin Wilson gets his sixth start of the year tonight

AAA: Indianapolis (9-20) @ Norfolk (11-17) 7:15pm
Probable starter: Justin Wilson (2-2 2.70)

Game notes: Brian Friday went 2-3 last night with a run scored and Pedro Ciriaco went 1-4 wi...

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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.