Two of the Pirates top prospects will get the start today. For Altoona, Gerrit Cole will take the mound, coming off his best start since being promoted to AA. He threw six shutout innings on Tuesday night against Trenton. In State College, Luis Heredia will get his ninth start of the year. He has an 0.95 ERA at home this year. Both DSL teams and the GCL Pirates are all off today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.

Cole has recorded 101 strikeouts this year

Triple-A: Indianapolis (70-45) @ Scranton-WB (62-51) 6:05pm
Probable starter:  Rick VandenHurk (10-3 3.40)

Yesterday’s Result: Scranton 9 Indianapolis 8 in 10 innings (game story)

Rick VandenHurk will get his 14th start of the year for Indy tonight. He has pitched a total of 84.2 innings, giving up 85 hits,...

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