Tag: Shairon Martis

Shairon Martis Traded to the Twins

UPDATE 2:00 PM: I just spoke with Neal Huntington, who said the deal was more about finding Martis a better opportunity. Looking at the Twins’ pitching situation, I think Martis would have a better shot there than in Pittsburgh, where he was in Double-A, with a lot of options in Triple-A. UPDATE 1:29 PM: I’ve […]
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Minor League Schedule: 6/17/12

Bradenton is off today, the last day of their All-Star break. They resume their schedule Monday. West Virginia begins their All-Star break after today’s game. Alen Hanson, Gregory Polanco and Matt Benedict were all chosen for the South Atlantic League All-Star game, which will be played Tuesday night. State College and the GCL Pirates open […]
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Minor League Schedule: 6/16/12

Bradenton is now on their All-Star break. They resume their schedule next Monday. The Florida State League All-Star game is  tonight. State College and the GCL Pirates open their schedule on Monday. The State College mini-camp roster was released yesterday. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (39-28) @ Charlotte […]
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Minor League Schedule: 6/10/12

Rudy Owens gets the start today for Indianapolis. He is second in the International League in ERA and his 0.96 WHIP ranks him fifth in the league, just .03 behind the second place total. Indianapolis has a six game lead in their division. State College and the GCL Pirates each open their season in eight […]
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Minor League Schedule: 6/5/12

Zack Von Rosenberg has rejoined the West Virginia rotation after spending the first part of the year in Extended Spring Training. Coming into the season, he was ranked 16th overall in the Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide.  In Indianapolis tonight, Justin Wilson will face-off against Daisuke Matsuzaka, who carries a record of 0-2 3.33 into […]
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Minor League Schedule: 5/30/12

Indianapolis has an early afternoon start today with Justin Wilson on the mound. He faced today’s opponent(Durham) on 4/29, throwing the first 7.1 innings of a combined no-hitter. Justin leads Indy with 51 strikeouts, the ninth highest total in the International League. All four affiliates won yesterday. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be […]
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Minor League Schedule: 5/24/12

In Indianapolis tonight, Rudy Owens goes against Jeff Francis, longtime pitching star for the Colorado Rockies. Francis, now pitching in the Reds system, has a 2-5 4.45 record this year. Altoona has an early morning start today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (25-20) VS Louisville (15-32) 7:05pm Probable […]
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Minor League Schedule: 5/19/12

Justin Wilson gets the start tonight, just five days after leaving his last start early. He threw on the side three days ago and reported no problems. The four affiliates have a combined record of 70-92. Indianapolis was just shutout in the entire four game series against Lehigh Valley, although their pitchers allowed just nine […]
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Minor League Schedule: 5/5/12

**Phil Irwin gets the start tonight for Bradenton, Cole will go tomorrow** Top ranked prospect Gerrit Cole, makes his sixth start of his pro career tonight. He is coming off of his best career start five days ago in which he threw a one hitter over six innings. Altoona will play a double header today […]
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Clippers Shut Out The Indians

Columbus Clippers  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians played in front of several groups of school kids at Victory Field today, for a “Baseball In Education” game — and they educated the kids on what not to do.  One big lesson to be learned from this game: it isn’t enough to just […]
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