Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Jameson Taillon takes the mound today, trying to bounce back from his worst start of the season. Indianapolis returns from their All-Star break 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. Taillon allowed two runs last time he faced Erie AAA: Indianapolis (61-38) @ Gwinnett (41-57) 6:05pm Probable starter: TBD Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis was off yesterday Indianapolis returns from their All-Star break today. No starter has been announced yet. We will update this article when one is named. Indianapolis is in first place in their division, with a 13 game lead. They have a 33-18 home record and their 28-20 road record is the best in the International League. AA: Altoona (43-53) vs Erie (49-46) 7:00pm Probable starter: Jameson Taillon (3-7, 3.75) Yesterday’s Result: Altoona 2, Bowie 0 Jameson Taillon will make his 19th appearance of the season tonight. He has pitched a total of 98.1 innings, allowing 103 hits, eight homers and 34 walks. He has 93 strikeouts, a 1.37 GO/AO ratio and a .263 BAA. In his last start, Taillon got hit hard, allowing ten runs on 13 hits in 3.1 innings. His ERA rose 0.81 due to that start. Hie previous start was against Erie, in which he went seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits, no walks and six strikeouts. High-A: Bradenton (33-60 overall, 7-18 2nd half) vs Clearwater (46-44) 6:30pm  Probable starter:  Robby Rowland (3-7, 4.91) Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 9, Clearwater 3 Robby Rowland will make his 17th start of the season today. He has also pitched twice in relief. Rowland has pitched a total of 84.1 innings, allowing 85 hits, eight homers and 37 walks. He has 41 strikeouts, a 1.40 GO/AO ratio and a .265 BAA. In his last start, he allowed five runs on six hits and four walks in 4.1 innings. At home, Rowland is 1-3, 3.98 in 31.2 innings. He is holding right-handed batters to a .194 BAA, while lefties are hitting a robust .376 against him. Low-A: West Virginia (50-44 overall, 13-11 2nd half) vs Savannah (52-39) 7:05pm Probable starter: Clay Holmes (3-5, 4.59) Yesterday’s Result: West Virginia 8, Savannah 1 Clay Holmes will make his 19th appearance of the season tonight. He has made one relief appearance, starting the completion of a suspended game. Holmes has pitched 82.1 innings, giving up 74 hits, five homers and 53 walks. He has 53 strikeouts, a 1.80 GO/AO ratio and a .246 BAA. In his last outing, he threw five shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks. Since the All-Star break, he is 1-0, 3.63 in 22.1 innings. Short-Season A: Jamestown (17-12) vs Connecticut (12-17) 7:05pm Probable Starter: Jackson Lodge (2-1, 3.96) Yesterday’s Result: Connecticut 3, Jamestown 2 Jackson Lodge will get his fifth start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. In 25 innings, he has allowed 28 hits, four homers and just one walk. Lodge has nine strikeouts, a 1.31 GO/AO ratio and a .292 BAA. In his last start, he went five innings, allowing two runs on seven hits. Lodge hasn’t walked a batter since his first outing and he hasn’t struck out more than two batters in any game. Rookie:  GCL Pirates (12-10) vs GCL Yankees2 (11-12) 12:00pm Probable Starter:  ) Yesterday’s Result: Pirates 4, Yankees2 1 No starter has been named for the GCL Pirates today. We will update this article when one is announced. DSL: Pirates1 (23-16) vs Mets2 (21-18) 10:30am Yesterday’s Result: Pirates1 8, Yankees2 5 DSL: Pirates2 (19-19) vs Rojos (11-28) 10:30am Yesterday’s Result: Pirates2 3, Cubs 2 in 14 innings Recent Transactions 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. 7/10 Brian Bocock acquired from Nationals and assigned to Indianapolis. Ivan De Jesus placed on Bereavement List 7/10 Oscar Tejeda promoted to Indianapolis 7/8 Chase d’Arnaud and Brett Carroll placed on Indianapolis DL. Jerry Sands activated from DL.
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