Originally posted on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 8/31/12

A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings are from the post trade deadline update.

1. Gerrit Cole, RHP, Indianapolis (0-0, 0.00) - Promoted to Indianapolis

2. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Altoona (2-0, 0.00) - DNP

3. Luis Heredia, RHP, State College (3-2, 2.93) - 4.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

4. Alen Hanson, SS, West Virginia (.313) - 2-for-5, 2B, 3B, 2 BB, 2 SB

5. Gregory Polanco, CF, West Virginia (.324) - 2-for-7, HR

6. Josh Bell, RF, West Virginia (.274) - Low-A DL (UPDATE)

7. Clay Holmes, RHP, State College (5-3, 1.99) - DNP

8. Jeff Locke, LHP, Indianapolis (10-5, 2.48) - DNP

9. Justin Wilson, LHP, Indianapolis (9-6, 3.78) - 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 0 HR

10. Kyle McPherson, RHP, Indianapolis (0-1, 0.98) - DNP

11. Barrett Barnes, CF, State College (.288) - State College DL (UPDATE)

12. Tony Sanchez, C, Indianapolis (.227) - 0-for-3, BB

13. Alex Dickerson, 1B, Bradenton (.296) - 0-for-4

14. Matt Curry, 1B, Altoona (.285) - 2-for-4, 2B

15. Bryan Morris, RHP, Indianapolis (2-2, 2.62) – 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

16. Wyatt Mathisen, C, GCL Pirates (.295) - Season Completed

17. Nick Kingham, RHP, West Virginia (6-8, 4.50) - DNP

18. Jose Osuna, 1B, West Virginia (.279) - 1-for-3

19. Zack Von Rosenberg, RHP, West Virginia (4-7, 4.75) - DNP

20. Victor Black, RHP, Altoona (2-3, 1.71) - 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR


DAILY SUMMARY Top Pitcher: Mike Jefferson, LHP (7-7, 4.67) – 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Brock Holt, SS (.440) – 3-for-4, 2B, BB

Home Runs: Carlos Paulino (4), Gregory Polanco (16), Pablo Reyes (1)



Box Score

Result: Toledo 5, Indianapolis 4

Starting Pitcher: Jo-Jo Reyes, LHP (2.72) – 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter:  Brock Holt, SS (.440) – 3-for-4, 2B, BB

Other Notable Performers

Matt Hague, 1B (.289) – 2-for-4

Duke Welker, RHP (2.35) – 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

Bryan Morris, RHP (2.62) – 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

Justin Wilson, LHP (3.78) – 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 0 HR

Game Notes: Justin Wilson made back to back relief appearances for the first time this year. Last night he came on to get the final out in the fifth inning, and tonight he pitched a full inning, striking out the side. Bryan Morris also pitched on back to back nights. For his third straight outing he gave up a run, although this time the runs were unearned. Duke Welker has given up one earned run in 4.2 innings since returning from a shoulder injury. In that time he has a 6:1 K/BB ratio. Brock Holt went 3-for-4 and now has four straight three hit games.



Box Score

Result: Altoona 6, Akron 4

Starting Pitcher: Kris Johnson, LHP (3-2, 2.09) – 5.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Matt Curry, 1B (.285) – 2-for-4, 2B

Other Notable Performers

Hunter Strickland, RHP (4.69) – 2.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR

Jeff Inman, RHP (3.91) – 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 0 HR

Vic Black, RHP (1.71) – 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

Game Notes: Vic Black now has a 1.71 ERA in 58 innings, with an 85:29 K/BB ratio. Tonight he was throwing 94-97 MPH. In his last six appearances, Jeff Inman has given up one earned run in 11.2 innings, with a 12:0 K/BB ratio and six hits allowed. Matt Curry went 2-for-4 and was promoted to Triple-A after the game. Altoona announced their end of season team awards today, naming Brock Holt the MVP and Phil Irwin the Pitcher of the Year.



Box Score

Result: St. Lucie 5, Bradenton 1

Starting Pitcher: Kenn Kasparek, RHP (0-6, 5.05) – 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Carlos Paulino, C (.254) – 1-for-3, HR

Other Notable Performers

Andy Vasquez, RF-P (.264) – 2-for-3, BB

Game Notes: Carlos Paulino hit his fourth homer of the year for Bradenton. Aaron Pribanic was moved up to high-A, and made his first relief appearance, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and four walks in 1.2 innings. Andy Vasquez came on to pitch and get the final out of the game in the eighth inning.



Game One Box Score

Result: Charleston 7, West Virginia 2

Starting Pitcher: Zac Fuesser, LHP (4.03) – 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Taylor Lewis, CF (.247) – 1-for-3, 2 RBI

Other Notable Performers

Pat Ludwig, RHP (0-1, 3.60) – 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 0 HR

Game Notes: West Virginia resumed their suspended game from yesterday, which was suspended after being tied 0-0 after the third inning. Pat Ludwig pitched a scoreless fourth, then gave up all of his damage in the fifth for his first runs in West Virginia. The Power only had two hits in the seven inning game. Alen Hanson reached base and stole his 33rd base of the year.

Game Two Box Score

Result: West Virginia 7, Charleston 1

Starting Pitcher: Mike Jefferson, LHP (7-7, 4.67) – 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Gregory Polanco, DH (.324) – 2-for-4, HR, 3 RBI

Other Notable Performers

Alen Hanson, SS (.313) – 2-for-2, 2B, 3B, 2 BB, SB

Taylor Lewis, CF (.251) – 2-for-4, 2B, 3B

Game Notes: Gregory Polanco hit his 16th homer of the year. Alen Hanson hit his 33rd double, his 13th triple, and stole his 34th base of the year. Mike Jefferson has given up four earned runs in 18 innings over his last three starts, with a 13:2 K/BB ratio.



Game One Box Score

Result: State College 4, Jamestown 2

Starting Pitcher: Luis Heredia, RHP (2.93) – 4.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Walker Gourley, CF (.254) – 2-for-3, 3B, BB

Other Notable Performers

Jared Lakind, 1B (.157) – 1-for-3, 2B

Game Notes: Heredia has struggled a bit in the month of August, putting up a 4.70 ERA in 23 innings, with a 13:10 K/BB ratio.

Game Two Box Score

Result: Jamestown 2, State College 1

Starting Pitcher: Dalton Friend, LHP (3-2, 2.55) – 4.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Walker Gourley, CF (.255) – 1-for-3, BB

Other Notable Performers

D.J. Crumlich, LF (.284) – 1-for-2, BB

Game Notes: Walker Gourley combined to go 3-for-6 on the day. D.J. Crumlich went 0-for-3 in game one, ending his nine game hitting streak, but picked up a hit in game two. Eric Wood and Dilson Herrera made their debuts in game two, both going 0-for-3. Both players were promoted from the GCL earlier today.



The GCL Pirates won the Gulf Coast League championship.



Box Score

Result: Pirates 7, Mariners 6

Starting Pitcher: Christian Henriquez, LHP (4.50) – 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Pablo Reyes, SS (.462) – 4-for-5, HR, 3 RBI

Other Notable Performers

Ulises Montilla, 3B (.188) – 2-for-5, BB

Game Notes: The Pirates advanced to the DSL Championship.

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