For an in depth review of yesterday's games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Bradenton has a 4.5 game lead in their division with just nine games left in their season. The GCL Pirates finish their season today. With a win or a loss by the GCL Cardinals they will win the wild card spot.

Kingham has made 9 straight starts with either one or no runs allowed

AAA: Indianapolis (70-65) @ Columbus (82-53) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Brian Burres (5-9 4.66)

Burres has made 22 starts this year and 2 relief appearances. In 123.2 innings he has allowed 131 hits, 44 walks and he has struck out 95. He is the team leader in innings pitched, hits allowed, strikeouts and home runs allowed. In his last start on Monday he pitched 8 scoreless innings recording nine st...

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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.