Altoona had a rare offensive explosion, Jameson Taillon and Nick Kingham had decent starts, and Stetson Allie remained one of the minors' hottest hitters
Tyler Glasnow and three relievers struck out a heck of a lot of guys in an extra-inning game, Eric Wood hit a walkoff single, and Stetson Allie went deep in a game that featured 34 total whiffs
Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco led Bradenton in a rout, Dilson Herrera stayed hot, Andrew Lambo and Jarek Cunningham continued to hit bombs, and some unlikely players went deep in a heavy-hitting day on the farm
Stetson Allie, Dilson Herrera and Orlando Castro all have big days, Jerry Sands seems to have found his power somewhere, Tony Sanchez does a lot better on offense than defense, and Charlie Morton continues his rehab
Joely Rodriguez had another strong outing, Stolmy Pimentel didn't, Jerry Sands may be finding his lost power, and Stetson Allie and Max Moroff each get three hits
Gerrit Cole had a rough start, Jameson Taillon had control issues but fanned nine, Nick Kingham bounced back strongly from a bad start, and Stetson Allie and Jose Osuna went deep
Jeff Karstens had a solid rehab start, Jerry Sands at last did what he was acquired for, Josh Harrison had a big day and Tyler Glasnow is awfully hard to hit
Dilson Herrera continued to scorch the ball, Gregory Polanco and a rehabbing Chase d'Arnaud led Bradenton, Clay Holmes had a good start after a bad stretch, and the Pirates organization went 5-0 against minor league teams
Charlie Morton had a solid rehab start, Chase d'Arnaud started his rehab, Andy Oliver couldn't throw strikes and some Altoona backups had big days
The suddenly scorching hot Felix Pie had four hits and Brett Carroll homered twice to lead Indianapolis in a blowout win, while Walker Gourley had four hits for West Virginia
Jeff Karstens made his first rehab start, going three innings for the Marauders. Meanwhile, Dilson Herrera kept hitting and Stetson Allie broke out of a brief slump.
Jameson Taillon threw six shutout innings, Tyler Glasnow fanned nine over five innings, and Dilson Herrera had a big day at the plate
Felix Pie helped Indianapolis' pitchers overcome serious wildness, while Josh Bell's heroics got West Virginia a split in their doubleheader
Rain cut the action in half on Friday, but Indianapolis ran its record to 25-11 thanks to five hitless innings from Tim Alderson and two other relievers
Gerrit Cole allowed just one run over seven innings. Altoona can has offense, enough even to offset a poor start by Stolmy Pimentel. Orlando Castro pitched well again but got no help.
Nick Kingham had another good start, Joely Rodriguez threw six shutout innings, Jarek Cunningham hit a game-winning HR, and Josh Bell and Andrew Lambo (again) also went deep
Tyler Glasnow dominated in five innings, Jameson Taillon got hit with a line drive but walked off, and Andrew Lambo went deep again
Casey Sadler allowed just two hits over eight innings and accounted for most of Altoona's offense, Andy Oliver worked through some control problems, and Gregory Polanco went deep
Francisco Liriano threw strikes but still had a mediocre rehab start with Indianapolis. Meanwhile, Gregory Polanco fell a triple short of a cycle and Josh Bell homered.
Charlie Morton left his AAA rehab start early with shoulder soreness, while Nick Kingham continued what could be a breakout season and Orlando Castro continued his quest for respect
Phil Irwin returned to action with a four-inning start, Jameson Taillon pitched decently while his teammates hit indecently, and Clay Holmes had a rough outing
Eric Wood hit a walkoff HR for West Virginia, while Bradenton was nearly the victim of a perfect game started by a former Pirates draftee
Josh Harrison doubled three times and Alex Presley homered to lead the Indianapolis offense, and Adalberto Santos' return from the DL couldn't keep Altoona from getting shut out. Liriano you know about.
Andy Oliver, Stolmy Pimentel and Tyler Glasnow all turned in standout starts, while Stetson Allie went deep twice and drove in five
Nick Kingham struck out 13 in six scoreless innings, Charlie Morton threw six strong innings of his own for Altoona, and Indianapolis continued the hot start to its season
Gerrit Cole had his longest outing of the season, Jameson Taillon fanned seven in a solid start, Gregory Polanco hit his second HR, and Jordy Mercer posed the question, If I hit .337 and the front office doesn't notice, did it really happen?