Originally posted on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 7/24/13
Three teams have early starting times today. Bradenton and Jamestown will start their game in the morning, while Altoona gets under way right after noon. West Virginia is off today. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full recap of yesterday’s action can be found here. The latest Dominican Summer League recap can be found here. Jon Sandfort has thrown shutout ball in three of his four outings AAA: Indianapolis (63-41) @ Charlotte (46-58) 7:15pm Probable starter: Stolmy Pimentel (2-2, 2.74) Yesterday’s Result: Charlotte 9, Indianapolis 2 Stolmy Pimentel will make his 21st start of the season tonight, his eighth while with Indianapolis. On the season, he has pitched a total of 123.1 innings, giving up 106 hits, 12 homers and 48 walks. He has 98 strikeouts, a 1.22 GO/AO ratio and a .231 BAA. In his last start, Pimentel went seven innings, allowing four runs(two earned) on five hits and two walks. He struck out seven batters, tying his highest total since being promoted to AAA. He faced Charlotte on 6/22, allowing one run over seven innings. AA: Altoona (45-56) @ Trenton (52-50) 12:05pm Probable starter: David Bromberg (5-8, 3.77) Yesterday’s Result: Trenton 3, Altoona 2 (game one) Trenton 3, Altoona 1 (game two) (Game recap) David Bromberg will make his 16th start of the season tonight. He has also pitched five times in relief. As a starter, he has thrown 85.2 innings, allowing 77 hits, five homers and 36 walks, with 78 strikeouts and a .248 BAA. In his last start, Bromberg lasted just four innings, allowing four runs on four hits and three walks. On the road this year, he is 3-5, 3.60 in 50 innings, with 59 strikeouts. High-A: Bradenton (36-63 overall, 10-21 2nd half) vs Lakeland (42-52) 10:00am  Probable starter: Robby Rowland (3-8, 4.87) Yesterday’s Result: Lakeland 6, Bradenton 3 Robby Rowland will make his 18th start of the season today. He has also pitched twice in relief. On the year, he has thrown 88.2 innings, allowing 91 hits, eight homers and 39 walks. He has 44 strikeouts, a 1.33 GO/AO ratio and a .267 BAA. Rowland has had troubles against left-handed batters, allowing them to hit .365 this season, while righties have a .201 average. In his last ten outings combined, he has just 20 strikeouts, with a high of four on 6/8 against Fort Myers. Low-A: West Virginia (55-44 overall, 18-11 2nd half) @ Lexington (53-44) 7:05pm 7/25 Probable starter: Clay Holmes (3-5, 4.69) Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 1 Kannapolis 0 (game one) West Virginia 5, Kannapolis 1 (game two) West Virginia is off today. The Power have won six games in a row and are currently in first place in their division. Short-Season A: Jamestown (21-13) @ Batavia (16-17) 11:05am Probable Starter: TBD Yesterday’s Result: Jamestown 7, Batavia 0 No starter has been named yet for today’s game. We will update this article when one is announced. Rookie:  GCL Pirates (14-13) vs GCL Yankees1 (15-11) 12:00pm Probable Starter: Jon Sandfort (2-0, 2.25) Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 17, Braves 7 Jon Sandfort is scheduled to make his fifth appearance of the season. He has pitched shutout ball in three of his four appearances, including his last game, which was five shutout innings. In that game, Sandfort gave up four hits, no walks and he struck out six batters.  In his previous outing, he gave up four runs on three hits and three walks over four innings. In 16 innings, he has 16 strikeouts, a 2.10 GO/AO ratio and a .161 BAA. DSL: Pirates1 (25-18) vs Rangers (32-11) 10:30am Yesterday’s Result: Rockies 10, Pirates1 1 DSL: Pirates2 (23-19) vs Nationals (23-18) 10:30am Yesterday’s Result: Pirates2 8, Orioles2 3 Recent Transactions 7/20 Dan Cervette assigned to Bradenton roster. Andy Otamendi sent to GCL Pirates. 7/19 Neil Walker assigned to Indianapolis on rehab assignment. 7/19 Beau Wallace assigned to GCL Pirates. 7/18 Pirates release Jose Contreras. Atahualpa Severino activated from Temporary Inactive List 7/17 Andy Otamendi assigned to Bradenton. Matt Benedict placed on disabled list. 7/17 Ryan Beckman promoted to Altoona. Oderman Rocha assigned to Bradenton roster 7/17 Luis Urena promoted to West Virginia. Jimmy Rider assigned to Jamestown. 7/17  Jared Hughes assigned to Altoona on rehab. 7/14 Atahualpa Severino placed on Temporary Inactive List 7/14 Zack Thornton promoted to Indianapolis. Oscar Tejeda assigned to Altoona. 7/14 Thomas Harlan promoted to Bradenton. Cesar Lopez added to West Virginia roster. 7/12 Russ Canzler acquired in trade for Tim Alderson. Canzler assigned to Indianapolis. 7/11 Orlando Castro placed on disabled list.
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