Colton Cain started and gave up two runs over six innings. He struck out three and walked two. He has a 1.80 ERA and a 19:9 K:BB ratio over his last five starts. Last season’s 3rd round pick, Alex Dickerson went 2 for 4 with his 19th double of the season. Zack Von Rosenberg started
There’s nothing happening today, so I figured it would be fun to watch highlights of Starling Marte. Enjoy.
Only the GCL Pirates in action today. Adalberto Santos continued with his rehab going 2 for 5 with a triple. In ten games with the GCL Pirates, he’s hitting .289/.386/.447. I have to think he’ll be back in Altoona after the Eastern League All-Star Break this week. 2nd round pick Wyatt Mathisen went 3 for
Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole, the Pirates’ top two prospects both were on display today in Kansas City in baseball’s annual Futures Game. Cole was the first to enter the game as he pitched the second inning against the World Team. He struck out his first batter swinging with a 99 mph fastball. The second
Rudy Owens started and gave up six runs over 3 1/3 innings, giving up nine hits and two walks. He struck out three. It was easily his worst outing of the year. Jose Tabata was 2 for 5 and is now 5 for 13 in his three games since his demotion to Indianapolis. Starling Marte
Baseball America unveiled their mid-season Top 50 Prospects list. Four Pirates made the list with the fourth being somewhat of a surprise. 2011 1st overall pick, Gerrit Cole checked in on the list at #6, the highest rank of any prospect in the system. Cole was promoted to Double-A Altoona after making 13 starts for