Eight games on the schedule today.  Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. For a look at possible starters down the line, check out our Probable Starter Chart. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher's name for more information.      

Billy Roth had a shaky first outing this year

 

AAA: Indianapolis (47-34) @ Louisville (40-41) 6:05pm
Probable starter: Jay Jackson (4-2, 4.24)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 7, Durham 2

Jay Jackson will make his ninth start of the season tonight. He has also pitched ten times in relief. Jackson has thrown a total of 57.1 innings, allowing 57 hits, six homers and 25 walks. He has 61 strikeouts, an 0.56 GO/AO ratio and a .252 BAA. In his last start, J...

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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.