Pirates Minor League News

By: Mike Vukovcan
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A couple of Class AAAA baseball teams posted important wins last week, while two of the most talented softball pitchers in the WPIAL continued their dominance.

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon was on the mound this morning as West Virginia hosted Lakewood.

Taillon had his second straight average start for West Virginia.

This morning, Taillon went 5 innings, allowing 7 hits, 3 runs and struck out 2 batters.

Taillon’s ERA for the season rose to 3.38.

The only offensive highlights for West Virginia were home runs by Rogelio Noris and Eric Avila.

Other Pirate Minor League Notes:
*RHP Brian Leach assigned to High-A Bradenton

RHP Diego Moreno promoted from High-A Bradenton to Altoona.

*The Pirates activated Evan Meek from the disabled list and sent lefty Daniel Moskos back to AAA Indianapolis.