Six teams on the schedule today, with an off-day scheduled for both Bradenton and Jamestown. In Indianapolis, Gerrit Cole will make his second rehab start. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. 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.
AAA: Indianapolis (59-59) vs Toledo (58-60) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Gerrit Cole (1-0, 0.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Toledo 4, Indianapolis 1
Gerrit Cole will make his second rehab start for Indianapolis tonight. He went five shutout innings in his debut, allowing five hits, three walks and he had seven strikeouts. Cole will likely be on a 100 pitch limit after throwing 81 in his first start.
AA: Altoona (50-66) @ Trenton (56-60) 7:05pm
Probable starter:Thomas Harlan (2-1, 2.60)
Yesterday’s Result: Altoona was off yesterday
Thomas Harlan will get his sixth start for Altoona tonight. He has thrown 27.2 innings, allowing 32 hits, one homer and five walks. He has 13 strikeouts, a 1.24 GO/AO ratio and a .299 BAA. In his last start, Harlan went 6.1 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, no walks and he had five strikeouts. Harlan started the year with Bradenton, where he made 21 relief appearances. He had a 2.49 ERA and a 9/41 BB/SO ratio in 50.2 innings.
High-A: Bradenton (62-50, 27-16 2nd half) vs Jupiter (41-70) 6:30pm 8/6
Probable starter: John Kuchno (7-8, 3.88)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 9, Brevard County 6
Bradenton is off today. They are in first place in their division’s second half title chase. The Marauders have a 1/2 game lead over Palm Beach. The two teams meet four more times this year. Bradenton has just one more off-day left this season.
Low-A: West Virginia (41-71, 21-23 2nd half) vs Hagerstown (71-43) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Dovydas Neverauskas (5-9, 5.35)
Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 5, Hagerstown 2
Dovydas Neverauskas will make his 22nd start of the season tonight. He has thrown 99.1 innings, surrendering 119 hits, ten homers and 43 walks. He has 64 strikeouts, an 0.92 GO/AO ratio and a .301 BAA. In his last start, Neverauskas went six innings, allowing two runs on eight hits and no walks. He gave up one run over seven innings in his previous outing.
Short-Season A: Jamestown (21-29) @ Connecticut (27-24) 7:05pm 8/6
Probable Starter: Austin Coley (0-1, 9.45)
Yesterday’s Result: Lowell 2, Jamestown 0 (game one) Lowell 2, Jamestown 1 (game two)
Jamestown is off today.
RK: Bristol (13-30) vs Greeneville (24-21) 7:00pm
Probable Starter: Hector Garcia (1-5, 3.68)
Yesterday’s Result: Greeneville 12, Bristol 0
Hector Garcia will make his ninth start. He has pitched 29.1 innings, giving up 27 hits, two homers and 11 walks. He has 31 strikeouts, an 0.80 GO/AO ratio and a .245 BAA. In his last start, Garcia gave up one run on three hits over five innings. He faced Greeneville in his previous start, allowing two runs over five innings. Check out the Bristol season preview.
GCL: Pirates (12-25) vs Tigers (22-16) 12:00pm
Yesterday’s Result: Tigers 7, Pirates 3
Check out the GCL Pirates season preview.
DSL: Pirates (26-29) vs Rangers1 (43-12) 10:30am
Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 8, Rangers1 3
Check out the DSL Pirates ninth week recap.
8/4: Pirates sign Colter Moore.
8/3: Pat Ludwig was assigned to Bradenton.
8/2: Starling Marte assigned to Indianapolis on rehab.
8/1: The Pirates released Andres Mendoza and Angel Sanchez.
8/1: Jake Burnette assigned to Bristol.
8/1: Jeff Roy placed on disabled list. Chris Diaz activated from disabled list.
7/31: Collin Balester and Angel Sanchez assigned to Altoona.
7/27: Wyatt Mathisen activated from the disabled list. Francisco Aponte sent to Jamestown.
7/27: Jake Brigham assigned to Jamestown on rehab.
7/26: Pirates sign Trace Tam Sing, assigned to Jamestown.
7/26: Adam Wilk placed on the temporary inactive list. Omir Santos activated from disabled list.
7/26: A.J. Morris assigned to the GCL Pirates on rehab.
7/25: Matt Curry activated from disabled list.
7/25: Pat Ludwig assigned to Altoona. Joan Montero assigned to Bradenton.
7/24: Orlando Castro placed on disabled list. Matt Benedict assigned to Altoona.
7/23: Barrett Barnes placed on disabled list. Justin Howard activated from disabled list and assigned to Bradenton.
7/23: West Virginia places Danny Collins, Chris Diaz and Justin Topa on disabled list. Maximo Rivera, Jared LaKind and Francisco Aponte assigned to West Virginia.
7/23: Nathan Sopena promoted to Jamestown. Jose Salazar promoted to Bristol.
7/21: Tyler Sample assigned to Bradenton.
7/18: Pirates release Jason Townsend.
7/17: Josh Bell promoted to Altoona. Ralph Henriquez placed on DL.
7/17: Andrew Lambo activated from DL. Matt Curry placed on DL. Jhonathan Ramos assigned to Altoona.
7/14: Pirates release Duke Welker.
7/12: Pirates sign Rafael Perez. Perez assigned to Indianapolis.
7/11: Pirates release Jorge Mendoza.
7/11: Pat Ludwig assigned to Bradenton. Zack Dodson assigned to Altoona.
7/11: Austin Meadows assigned to West Virginia. Elvis Escobar assigned to Jamestown.
7/11: Barrett Barnes promoted to Bradenton.
7/11: Jarek Cunningham activated from disabled list. Quinton Miller placed on disabled list.
7/10: Shane Carle and Yhonathan Barrios promoted to Bradenton. Robby Rowland and Andy Otamendi assigned to West Virginia.
7/10: Matt Curry promoted to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez activated from Altoona disabled list.
7/9: Andrew Lambo assigned to Jamestown on rehab assignment.
7/8: Thomas Harlan promoted to Altoona
7/7: Francisco Liriano assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. Brent Morel activated from disabled list.
7/7: Chris Dickerson traded to Cleveland Indians.
7/7: Justin Howard placed on disabled list. Dan Gamache and Nate Baker assigned to Altoona.
7/7: Mike Fransoso assigned to West Virginia Power. Harold Ramirez placed on disabled list.
7/7: Collin Balester has his rehab assignment transferred from GCL Pirates to Bristol.
7/7: Cristian Mota promoted from DSL Pirates to GCL Pirates. Jhoan Herrera reassigned to DSL Pirates.
7/7: Jake Burnette sent to GCL Pirates on rehab.
7/7: Edgardo Munoz promoted from GCL Pirates to Bristol.