Waddell Bucks Buccos’ Slow Trend

Brandon Waddell (Photo by Mike Janes)

Brandon Waddell (Photo by Mike Janes)

PITTSBURGHThe Pirates usually promote their prospects at a deliberate pace, but lefthander Brandon Waddell is bucking that trend.

The lefthander reached Double-A Altoona on May 4 after just 11 professional starts after going 4-0, 0.93 in five starts for high Class A Bradenton to start the season. He won his Altoona debut by allowing two runs in 6 2/3 innings against Erie.

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