The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted right-handed pitcher Gavin Wallace to Bradenton on Tuesday. That move was made to open up a rotation spot for Travis MacGregor, who is on the mound tonight for West Virginia. Montana DuRapau has also been promoted to Indianapolis after Erich Weiss went on the disabled list.

Gavin Wallace had a 3.69 ERA in 14 starts for West Virginia this season. The 15th round pick from last year's draft had a 1.03 WHIP, a .230 BAA, a 43:13 SO/BB ratio and a 1.32 GO/AO ratio in 75.2 innings before the promotion. He joins his older brother Mike Wallace, who has made six starts and ten relief appearances for the Marauders this season. Bradenton will likely make a move to open up a roster space tonight or tomorrow morning for Gavin Wallace. James Marvel seems like the most l...

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