Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 11/17/14

Indianapolis is in first place in their division, with a ten game lead and 28 games left on their schedule. Bradenton has off today. Both DSL teams, as well as the GCL Pirates, were off yesterday. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.

Irwin will try tonight for his eighth straight strong outing

Triple-A: Indianapolis (71-45) vs Charlotte (65-51) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Chris Leroux (1-0 2.76)

Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 7 Scranton 2 (game story)

Chris Leroux will make his third start of the year for Indy and fourth overall start. He has also pitched 14 times in relief. He has pitched a total of 35.2 innings, giving up 29 hits, three homers, nine walks and 28 strikeouts, with a 2.22 GO/AO ratio and a .227 BAA. In his first start for Indy on 7/26, he threw five scoreless innings, allowing three hits and a walk. In his next start on 7/31, he allowed two runs on five hits in six innings.

Double-A: Altoona (54-59) vs Bowie (58-55) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Phil Irwin (3-7 2.99)

Yesterday’s Result: New Britain 13 Altoona 4

Phil Irwin will make his 16th start of the year for Altoona. He has also pitched once in relief for the Curve and made one rehab start for Bradenton. As a starter for Altoona, he has pitched 91.1 innings, giving up 89 hits, seven homers, 13 walks and he has 74 strikeouts, with a 1.80 GO/AO ratio. In his last seven starts combined, he has allowed just five earned runs over 47 innings, throwing three complete games. Over that stretch, he has 42 strikeouts, allowing four walks and 33 hits.

High-A: Bradenton (51-62 overall 22-21 2nd half) @ Charlotte (45-65 overall 16-27 2nd half) 6:30pm 8/7
Probable starter: off day

Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 10 Palm Beach 7

Bradenton has off today. They resume their schedule tomorrow night in Charlotte, where they will play a three game series. Bradenton currently sits in second place, a 1/2 game out in their division.

Low-A: West Virginia (48-66 overall 25-19 2nd half) vs Lakewood (48-65 overall 22-22 2nd half) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Mike Jefferson (4-7 5.19)

Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 8 Lakewood 4

Mike Jefferson will make his ninth start of the year tonight. He has also pitched 16 times in relief. As a starter, he has pitched a total of 33 innings, posting a 3-3 5.18 record. In his last start on 8/1, Mike allowed six runs on eight hits in five innings. Left-handed batters are hitting .322 against him, while he is holding righties to a .237 average.

Short Season A: State College (25-22) vs Aberdeen (18-28) 7:05pm
Probable Starter: Clario Perez (0-2 9.72)

Yesterday’s Result: Aberdeen 10 State College 9

Clario Perez will make his third start of the season tonight. He has pitched once in relief for State College and 16 times in relief for West Virginia. On the year, he has pitched a total of 33 innings, giving up 35 hits, three homers, 16 walks and he has 22 strikeouts. In his first start, Clario went two innings, giving up five runs on six hits. In his second start on 7/27, he gave up one run on three hits in four innings.

Rookie: GCL Pirates (23-19) vs GCL Tigers (27-14) 12:00pm

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off

DSL: Pirates1 (33-20) vs Yankees2 (14-39) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off

DSL: Pirates2 (23-29) vs Phillies (24-28) 10:30am

Yesterday’s Result: Pirates were off


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