Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 11/17/14
TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. Rankings are from the mid-season rankings, and links on each name go to their Pirates Prospects player page. 1. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Indianapolis (1-1, 3.89) - Season Completed 2. Gregory Polanco, CF, Indianapolis (.222) - Season Completed 3. Tyler Glasnow, RHP, West Virginia (9-3, 2.18) - Season Completed 4. Alen Hanson, SS, Altoona (.255) - Season Completed 5. Austin Meadows, CF, Jamestown (.529) - 1-for-3 6. Josh Bell, RF, West Virginia (.279) - Season Completed 7. Nick Kingham, RHP, Altoona (3-3, 2.70) - Season Completed 8. Luis Heredia, RHP, West Virginia (7-3, 3.05) - Season Completed 9. Reese McGuire, C, Jamestown (.250) - 1-for-3 10. Barrett Barnes, CF, West Virginia (.261) - Low-A DL 11. Kyle McPherson, RHP, Indianapolis (0-1, 19.29) - 60-Day DL 12. Stetson Allie, 1B, Bradenton (.229) - Season Completed 13. Wyatt Mathisen, C, Jamestown (.269) - 0-for-3 14. Clay Holmes, RHP, West Virginia (5-6, 4.08) - Season Completed 15. Stolmy Pimentel, RHP, Indianapolis (2-6, 3.33) - In Majors 16. Harold Ramirez, CF, Jamestown (.285) - 1-for-4 17. Blake Taylor, LHP, GCL Pirates (0-2, 2.57) - Season Completed 18. Jin-De Jhang, C, Jamestown (.277) - DNP 19. Elvis Escobar, OF, Jamestown (.268) - 0-for-4 20. Phil Irwin, RHP, Indianapolis (1-0, 0.90) - 60-Day DL   ORDER YOUR 2013 PROSPECT GUIDE The 2013 Prospect Guide is now available, and is the perfect resource to follow the minor league system during the 2013 season. You can order your copy on the products page of the site. Order together with the 2013 Annual and save $5!   DAILY SUMMARY Top Pitcher: Henry Hirsch, RHP (3.00) – 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Austin Meadows, CF (.364) – 1-for-3 Home Runs: None   AAA: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS   Indianapolis was eliminated from the playoffs. Their season is over.   AA: ALTOONA CURVE   Altoona’s season is over.   A+: BRADENTON MARAUDERS Bradenton’s season is over.   A: WEST VIRGINIA POWER West Virginia was eliminated from the playoffs.   Austin Meadows had a hit in all eight games with Jamestown. (Photo Credit: Matt Brown) A-: JAMESTOWN JAMMERS Box Score Result: State College 6, Jamestown 0 Starting Pitcher: Cody Dickson, LHP (0-1, 9.00) – 5.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HR Top Hitter: Austin Meadows, CF (.364) – 1-for-3 Other Notable Performers: Harold Ramirez, LF (.273) – 1-for-4 Game Notes: Jamestown was eliminated from the post-season in the deciding game against State College. They were the last Pirates affiliate in the playoffs. All five teams that made the playoffs (Indianapolis, West Virginia, Jamestown, GCL, DSL) were eliminated in the first round. This was the second time since 2007 that the Pirates didn’t have a farm system team win a championship. The VSL Pirates won in 2008. Lynchburg won in 2009. The VSL and Altoona Curve won in 2010. No team won in 2011, although Bradenton made the championships. The DSL and GCL won in 2012.   RK: GCL PIRATES The GCL Pirates’ season is over.
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