Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 11/15/14

Clay Holmes gets the start today for State College on the road. Away from home, he has made four starts, giving up no earned runs and just six hits in 20 innings. Bradenton was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7 inning games.  Half of the teams are off today, a list that includes West Virginia, the GCL Pirates and both DSL teams. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.

Holmes is holding right-handed batters to a .121 average this year

Triple-A: Indianapolis (73-49) @ Columbus (64-58) 6:05pm
Probable starter: Daniel Cabrera (5-6 4.59)

Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis  4 Columbus 0  (game story)

Daniel Cabrera will make his 20th start for Indianapolis. He also made one rehab start for Bradenton. For Indy, Daniel has pitched a total of 102 innings, allowing 108 hits, six homers, 39 walks and he has 64 strikeouts, to go along with a 1.11 GO/AO ratio. In his last start, Cabrera gave up seven runs in 5.1 innings, allowing seven hits and five walks. On the road, he is 3-2 3.74 in eight starts.

Double-A: Altoona (57-61) vs Trenton (70-49) 6:00pm
Probable starter: Brandon Cumpton (10-9 3.82)

Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 5 Trenton 4

Brandon Cumpton will make his 23rd start of the year for Altoona tonight. He has pitched a total of 122.2 innings, giving up 112 hits, six homers, 39 walks and he has 71 strikeouts, to go along with a 2.21 GO/AO ratio. In his last start, Brandon gave up six runs(three earned) in just two innings. In his previous start, he had also allowed six runs, that time in a four inning outing. At home this year, he is 8-4 3.44 in 13 starts.

High-A: Bradenton (53-64 overall 24-23 2nd half) @ Palm Beach (54-62 overall 24-25 2nd half) 3:05pm DH
Probable starter: Jhonathan Ramos (5-1 3.98) and Eliecer Navarro (4-6 3.44)

Yesterday’s Result:  Bradenton was rained out

Jhonathan Ramos will make his first start of the year for Bradenton. He has pitched in relief 32 times this year, 19 with Bradenton and 13 with Altoona. On the season, he has pitched a total of 61.1 innings, allowing 55 hits, seven homers, 23 walks and he has 37 strikeouts, to go along with a 1.04 GO/AO ratio and a .239 BAA. For Bradenton, Ramos has a 7.80 road ERA and a 1.75 home ERA. He made six starts last year for Bradenton. Eliecer Navarro will get the start in the second game. He has pitched 27 times this year, nine as a starter. Navarro has pitched a total of 91.2 innings, allowing 89 hits, nine homers, 18 walks and he has 73 strikeouts. In his last start, he went five innings, giving up four runs on eight hits.

Low-A: West Virginia (50-69 overall 27-22 2nd half) vs Greensboro (71-48 overall 25-24 2nd half) 7:05pm 8/13
Probable starter: Zack Von Rosenberg (3-5 4.94)

Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 4 Lexington 3

West Virginia is off today. They will resume their schedule Monday night with a three game series at home against Greensboro, before going back out on the road for four games. The Power are currently tied for first place with Hickory for the second half title. Those two teams will meet four more times this year. They have 21 games left in their schedule.

Short Season A: State College (28-25) @ Jamestown (21-30) 1:00pm
Probable Starter: Clay Holmes (4-1 0.83)

Yesterday’s Result: State College 5 Jamestown 2

Clay Holmes will make his tenth start of the season tonight. He has pitched a total of 43.1 innings, allowing 19 hits, no homers, 20 walks and he has recorded 30 strikeouts. Holmes has a 1.23 GO/AO ratio and a .132 BAA. In his last start, he allowed just one hit over five innings. It was the fifth time already that he has pitched one-hit ball in five innings of work. Clay is the NY-Penn League leader in ERA and no pitcher in the league, who has pitched 30 or more innings, has allowed as few hits as he has.

Rookie: GCL Pirates (27-21) vs GCL Yankees (29-19) 12:00pm 8/13

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 3 Phillies 2

DSL: Pirates1 (35-23) vs Rangers (37-22) 10:30am  8/13

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 10 Marlins 1

DSL: Pirates2 (26-31) vs Yankees1 (41-17) 10:30am 8/13

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 7 Mets 1


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