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Pat Ludwig Follows Up Pitcher of the Week Honors With Another Gem

Pat Ludwig gave up one run in seven innings tonight. Last week Pat Ludwig tossed seven shutout innings, giving up just two hits, one walk, and striking out seven. The outing was the second best in the Pirates system for the week, and was enough to earn Ludwig the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week award. Tonight was the first time Ludwig made a start since that outing. His...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Ludwig Follows Up Pitcher of the Week Honors With Another Gem

Pat Ludwig gave up one run in seven innings tonight. Last week Pat Ludwig tossed seven shutout innings, giving up just two hits, one walk, and striking out seven. The outing was the second best in the Pirates system for the week, and was enough to earn Ludwig the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week award. Tonight was the first time Ludwig made a start since that outing. His...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Ludwig Follows Up Pitcher of the Week Honors With Another Gem

Pat Ludwig gave up one run in seven innings tonight. Last week Pat Ludwig tossed seven shutout innings, giving up just two hits, one walk, and striking out seven. The outing was the second best in the Pirates system for the week, and was enough to earn Ludwig the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week award. Tonight was the first time Ludwig made a start since that outing. His...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Glasnow and Kingham Tonight

It’s an interesting day if all the probables make their starts today. All five of them were drafted in the top ten rounds by the Pirates. Jamestown, West Virginia and Bradenton all had the day off yesterday. Indianapolis in now on their All-Star break and they resume play Thursday. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Just Four Games On A Slow Tuesday

It’s a slow day for minor league ball as the Major League All-Star game takes center stage. Jamestown, West Virginia and Bradenton all have the day off and will resume play tomorrow. Indianapolis in now on their All-Star break and they resume play Thursday. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Glasnow Takes The Hill Tonight

Tyler Glasnow gets the start for West Virginia on the road today. He comes into the game with the highest strikeout total in the organization. Altoona is now on their All-Star break. They will resume play on Thursday. West Virginia was off yesterday.For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Kingham Goes For Altoona Tonight

Nick Kingham will get the start tonight for Altoona, coming off his last outing, which was cut short by rain. The Jamestown game was suspended in the third inning with the Jammers up 1-0 over Auburn. The game will be completed before the start of today’s regularly scheduled game. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Pirates Release Three More Minor Leaguers

Chris Lashmet has been released by the Pirates. I posted some of the minor league moves earlier this morning, but there have been more moves and a few more players released in the lower levels of the system this afternoon. Here are the latest moves: **Chris Lashmet was released. Lashmet had a .198/.295/.274 line in 106 at-bats this year for the Marauders. He’s a big guy at 6...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Scores Three In Ninth To Win Series Finale 5-4 Over Lakewood

The West Virginia Power took the four series in Lakewood today, with a comeback win, giving them three wins against the BlueClaws in this set and they have now beat them in 13 of 16 meetings this year. Down 4-2 going into the ninth inning, the Power drew three straight walks to start the frame. After a sacrifice fly made it 4-3, Ashley Ponce hit what looked to be a game-ending double...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
Via Pirates Prospects
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team’s recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager Mike Ryan. “Dilson got hit in the shoulder in Lakewood so we gave him an extra day...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Power Win 8-0, Holmes Throws Five Shutout Innings

The West Virginia bats were out tonight, scoring eight runs on 11 hits, while three Power pitchers kept the Lakewood BlueClaws off the board. With the 8-0 win, the Power have now won seven straight over Lakewood. Their record moves to 31-25 on the season. Clay Holmes was wild at times, but looked good at others, allowing just one hit, striking out five and keeping the ball on the...
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June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Glasnow, Bats Lead Turnaround for West Virginia

In West Virginia’s recent history, being able to put a winning baseball team on the field while consistently preparing prospects for the next level has been a formula that has been hard to come by, that is until recently. Dilson Herrera has been a big part of the West Virginia lineup hitting ahead of Josh Bell and Stetson Allie. The Power have one of the most talented rosters in...
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May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Top Performers: Stetson Allie Continued His Hot Hitting Last Week

Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at different levels are counted multiple times, once for each level,...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cessa Gets Lit Up For Six Runs In 10-1 Savannah Loss

  West Virginia 10, Savannah 1 The West Virginia Power snapped the Savannah Sand Gnats’ six-game winning streak with a 10-0 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium Monday night. Power DH Stetson Allie pounded a pair of homers that accounted for five runs. With eight homeruns, Allie is now tied for the South Atlantic League lead in homeruns. West Virginia (10-15) grabbed a 3-0 lead...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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