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Minor League Schedule: Wednesday Morning Start For Tyler Glasnow


All different start times on the schedule today. Tyler Glasnow gets the morning start for Bradenton, while Indianapolis and West Virginia have afternoon start times. Altoona plays at night. Check out the Prospect Watch from last night. For a look at possible starters down the line, check out our Probable Starter Chart. All minor league transactions over the last month can be found at the bottom of the page. Click the link on each pitcher’s name for more information.      

Glasnow takes the mound in Tampa this morning
Glasnow takes the mound in Tampa this morning



AAA: Indianapolis (30-21) vs Buffalo (26-22) 1:35pm
Probable starter: Vance Worley (1-1, 4.32)
Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 6, Buffalo 1

Vance Worley will make his fifth start of the season this afternoon. He has thrown 25 innings, allowing 27 hits, two homers and one walk. Worley has 17 strikeouts, a 2.00 GO/AO ratio and a .276 BAA. After allowing one run in his season debut, Worley has given up more runs each time out. He allowed two runs in his second game, four in his third outing and six in his last game, although he was still able to go six innings.

AA: Altoona (20-31) @ Richmond (25-24) 6:35pm
Probable starter: Zack Dodson (1-2, 2.66)
Yesterday’s Result: Richmond 7, Altoona 5

Zack Dodson will get his sixth start of the season tonight. He has also pitched once in relief. On the year, he has thrown 23.2 innings, giving up 28 hits, no homers and nine walks. Dodson has 16 strikeouts, a 1.40 GO/AO ratio and a .310 BAA. He faced Richmond on May 18th, allowing two earned runs over five innings.  He has a 1.32 ERA in three road starts.

High-A: Bradenton (25-26) @ Tampa (26-24) 10:30am
Probable starter: Tyler Glasnow (0-3, 3.00)
Yesterday’s Result: Bradenton 9, Tampa 6 in 12 innings

Tyler Glasnow will take the mound this morning, looking to pick up his first win of the season. In six starts, he has failed to go five innings twice and he allowed three runs over five innings in two other games. Glasnow didn’t get any support in his two other starts, one was five shutout innings and the other was a game in which he allowed one run over six innings. On the season, he has thrown 27 innings, giving up 18 hits, no homers and 20 walks. He has 25 strikeouts, an 0.93 GO/AO ratio and a .196 BAA. He has an identical 3.00 ERA in three starts, both on the road and at home.

Low-A: West Virginia (18-33) @ Rome (15-36) 1:00pm
Probable starter: Justin Topa (3-2, 4.87)
Yesterday’s Result: Rome 5, West Virginia 4

Justin Topa will make his seventh start of the season tonight. He has also pitched four times in relief. On the year, he has thrown 40.2 innings, giving up 47 hits, five homers and seven walks He has 30 strikeouts, a 1.44 GO/AO ratio and a .301 BAA. In his last start, Topa went five innings, giving up two runs on six hits and no walks. He has a 5.08 ERA as a starter, but it drops down to 3.21 in away games.

Recent Transactions

5/26: Ralph Henriquez sent from Indianapolis to Altoona. Cody Eppley assigned to Indianapolis.

5/24: Andy Otamendi assigned to Extended Spring Training. Orlando Castro assigned to Bradenton.

5/23 Tony Sanchez assigned to Indianapolis.

5/23: Josh Wall assigned to Indianapolis roster.

5/22: Edwin Espinal activated from disabled list. Candon Myles placed on disabled list.

5/21: Andy Otamendi added to Bradenton roster. Orlando Castro assigned to Jamestown.

5/20: Omir Santos placed on disabled list. Ralph Henriquez assigned to Indianapolis.

5/19: Jared LaKind added to West Virginia roster. Will Kendall placed on disabled list.

5/19: Brandon Cumpton reassigned to Indianapolis. Ralph Henriquez sent from Indianapolis to Altoona

5/18: West Virginia sends Kawika Emsley-Pai to Altoona. Francisco Diaz added off Jamestown roster.

5/18: Ralph Henriquez sent from Altoona to Indianapolis.

5/16: Edwin Espinal placed on disabled list. Adam Landecker added to West Virginia roster.

5/16: Jaff Decker sent from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis. Cody Eppley transferred to Jamestown roster.

5/13: Activated Zack Dodson from disabled list. Ryan Beckman transferred to Jamestown roster.

5/12: Signed Nathan Sopena.

5/12: Released Christian Santiago, Arquimedes Lorenzo, Ramon Rodriguez and Marcus Beltrez.

5/9: Miguel Rosario added to West Virginia roster. Jerry Mulderig assigned to Jamestown roster.

5/9: Kenn Kasparek assigned to Jamestown roster.

5/8: Harold Ramirez activated from disabled list. Michael Fransoso assigned to Jamestown roster.

5/8: Matt Curry activated from disabled list and assigned to Altoona.

5/7: Andrew Lambo placed on disabled list.

5/6: Jeff Locke assigned to Indianapolis. Phil Irwin promoted to majors.

5/6: Vance Worley added to Indianapolis roster.

5/5: Duke Welker placed on disabled list. Adalberto Santos assigned to Indianapolis roster.

5/5: Jeff Locke promoted to Pirates. Casey Sadler assigned to Indianapolis.

5/4: Jose Osuna placed on disabled list. D.J. Crumlich added to Bradenton roster.

5/4: Kenn Kasparek promoted to Indianapolis.

5/3: Cody Eppley assigned in Indianapolis roster.

5/3: Reese McGuire activated from disabled list. Francisco Diaz assigned to Jamestown roster.

5/2: Benji Gonzalez traded to San Diego Padres.

5/2: Kenn Kasparek activated from Altoona disabled list. Carlos Paulino placed on disabled list.

5/2: Jordan Steranka placed on disabled list. Taylor Lewis added to Bradenton roster.

5/1: Robert Andino activated from Indianapolis disabled list. Adalberto Santos assigned to Jamestown roster.

5/1: Wandy Rodriguez assigned to Altoona roster on rehab.

4/30 Elvis Escobar added to West Virginia roster. Adam Landecker assigned to Jamestown roster.

4/29: Cody Eppley transferred to Jamestown roster.

4/29: Ralph Henriquez added to Altoona roster.Minor

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John Dreker
John Dreker
John started working at Pirates Prospects in 2009, but his connection to the Pittsburgh Pirates started exactly 100 years earlier when Dots Miller debuted for the 1909 World Series champions. John was born in Kearny, NJ, two blocks from the house where Dots Miller grew up. From that hometown hero connection came a love of Pirates history, as well as the sport of baseball. When he didn't make it as a lefty pitcher with an 80+ MPH fastball and a slider that needed work, John turned to covering the game, eventually focusing in on the prospects side, where his interest was pushed by the big league team being below .500 for so long. John has covered the minors in some form since the 2002 season, and leads the draft and international coverage on Pirates Prospects. He writes daily on Pittsburgh Baseball History, when he's not covering the entire system daily throughout the entire year on Pirates Prospects.

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