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Prospects in the Pirates' 2020 player pool

Bucs balance Major League readiness and development needs
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Bucs' Bolton headlines Pitchers of the Week

No. 27 Pirates prospect leads FSL with 0.77 ERA over six starts
May 13, 2019

Cody Bolton has been arguably the most effective pitcher in the Florida State League this season. For one week, he's inarguably an award winner in the Class A Advanced circuit. The Pirates' No. 27 prospect has been named FSL Pitcher of the Week after tossing a career-high-tying seven scoreless innings

Marauders' Bolton keeps on posting zeros

Pirates No. 27 prospect scatters three hits across seven frames
May 6, 2019

Cody Bolton didn't expect to be at the Class A Advanced level right now, but he's showing he belongs.Pittsburgh's No. 27 prospect allowed three hits and struck out seven over a season-high seven innings as Class A Advanced Bradenton shut out Clearwater, 1-0, at Spectrum Field. He improved to 5-0

West Virginia splits twin bill with Lakewood Monday

Bolton leads charge in game one; BlueClaws blank Power in game two
June 25, 2018

CHARLESTON, WV (June 25, 2018) - Cody Bolton's six stellar innings and Kyle Watson's key two-run single in the sixth led to a 4-1 Power win in game one, but Lakewood was able to blank West Virginia in game two, 1-0, as the Power split a doubleheader against the BlueClaws Monday evening

Power blanks Crawdads in doubleheader sweep

West Virginia holds Hickory to four hits across Friday's twin bill
June 8, 2018

HICKORY, N.C. (June 8, 2018) - Cody Bolton tossed 4.1 no-hit innings in game one, and Blake Cederlind led a three-pitcher shutout in game two as the Power completed a doubleheader sweep against the Hickory Crawdads Friday evening at L.P. Frans Stadium.West Virginia posted back-to-back shutout wins for the first time

Bolton dominates in 4-0 shutout of Greensboro

Calvin Mitchell goes 2-for-5, records 16th multi-hit game
June 2, 2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. (June 2, 2018) - Cody Bolton led a four-pitcher, four-hit shutout for West Virginia, as the Power blanked the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 4-0, on Saturday evening at First National Bank Field to even the series at one apiece.Bolton (2-0) was phenomenal for the second consecutive outing, turning in a career-high

Bolton's stellar debut headlines 5-0 shutout win

The righty spun five innings and struck out a career-high eight batters
May 25, 2018

CHARLESTON, WV (May 25, 2018) - Cody Bolton's five sterling innings led a four-pitcher shutout for West Virginia, while Calvin Mitchell went 3-for-4 with two RBI as the Power blanked the Kannapolis Intimidators, 5-0, on Friday night at Appalachian Power Park.Bolton (1-0) finished his South Atlantic League debut after a