Indianapolis and West Virginia each have top-15 prospects in the Pirates system pitching tonight. Rudy Owens,ranked 13th overall in the Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide, gets his first start of the season tonight. In WV, Nick Kingham (ranked 10th) tries to rebound from his poor Opening Day start. At Bradenton, Hunter Strickland will make his first appearance in 22 months. All four Pirates affiliates lost last night. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.
Rudy Owens looks to rebound from a disappointing 2011 season
AAA: Indianapolis (2-2) @ Columbus (4-1) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Rudy Owens (9-7 5.05 last year for Indy)
Indianapolis lost yesterday by a 4-3 score (game story here). Charlie Morton got the start and went 7.2 innings, allowing just one run on six hi...
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