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) - DNP 2. Gregory Polanco, CF, Indianapolis (.222) - DNP 3. Tyler Glasnow, RHP, West Virginia (9-3, 2.18) - DNP 4. Alen Hanson, SS, Altoona (.255) - Season Completed 5. Austin Meadows, CF, Jamestown (.529) - DNP 6. Josh Bell, RF, West Virginia (.279) - DNP 7. Nick Kingham, RHP, Altoona (3-3, 2.70) - Season Completed 8. Luis Heredia, RHP, West Virginia (7-3, 3.05) - DNP 9. Reese McGuire, C, Jamestown (.250) - DNP 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) - DNP 14. Clay Holmes, RHP, West Virginia (5-6, 4.08) - DNP 15. Stolmy Pimentel, RHP, Indianapolis (2-6, 3.33) - In Majors 16. Harold Ramirez, CF, Jamestown (.285) - DNP 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) - DNP 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: James McDonald, RHP (0.00) – 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Jerry Sands, RF (.750) – 3-for-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI Home Runs: Jerry Sands 2 (1, 2)   Jerry Sands homered twice in the Indianapolis loss. (Photo Credit: David Hague) AAA: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS   Box Score Result: Durham 6, Indianapolis 5 Starting Pitcher: Graham Godfrey, RHP (0-1, -.–) – 0.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Jerry Sands, RF (.750) – 3-for-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI Other Notable Performers: Brooks Brown, RHP (3.00) – 3.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 1 HR James McDonald, RHP (0.00) – 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Jared Goedert, 3B (.667) – 3-for-4, 2 2B Game Notes: Indianapolis lost their second straight game, going down 2-0 in the best of five series against Durham. The Indians were down 6-2 in the ninth inning when Jerry Sands hit a three run homer with no outs to bring Indianapolis to within one. It was the second homer of the game for Sands, and his two homers were responsible for all five runs. Graham Godfrey gave up four runs in the first without recording an out. Brooks Brown went three innings, and was followed by James McDonald for two innings in relief. The Indians will play tomorrow and try to avoid elimination, with Wandy Rodriguez taking the mound.   AA: ALTOONA CURVE   Altoona’s season is over.   A+: BRADENTON MARAUDERS Bradenton’s season is over.   A: WEST VIRGINIA POWER West Virginia was off today.   A-: JAMESTOWN JAMMERS Jamestown was off today.   RK: GCL PIRATES The GCL Pirates’ season is over.
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