Jeff Karstens goes tonight for Indianapolis, in what will likely be his last rehab start. He could throw as many as 100 pitches tonight. Tim Alderson looks to continue his strong pitching back in the starting role, while Nick Kingham looks to bounce back from a rough start last week. Both State College and the Rookie League GCL Pirates, open their season in twelve days. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.
Karstens made three starts for the Pirates before going on the DL
Triple-A: Indianapolis (34-24) @ Pawtucket (37-22) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Jeff Karstens (0-2 4.82)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 2 Pawtucket 13
Jeff Karstens will make his fourth rehab start tonight. He will be fully stretched out and if there are no issues, he should return to the Pirates...
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