Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/7/09
The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games.
The Result: Indianapolis lost 1-0 to Louisville
Other Game Notes: Virgil Vasquez pitched six innings, allowing seven hits, two earned runs, one walk, and seven strikeouts. Neil Walker went 2 for 5. Jeff Clement went 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
The Result: Altoona beat New Hampshire 7-2.
-Gorkys Hernandez went 2 for 4 with a walk.
-Pedro Alvarez went 2 for 5.
-Tim Alderson made his second start for Altoona, pitching six no hit innings, with one walk and three strikeouts.
Other Game Notes: Shelby Ford went 1 for 3 with a homer. Jonel Pacheco went 3 for 4 with a homer, his 12th of the season for Altoona.
The Result: Lynchburg won 7-1 against Myrtle Beach.
-Chase d’Arnaud went 1 for 5 with a run.
-Ronald Uviedo pitched the last four innings to get the save, allowing no runs on two hits, with two walks and four strikeouts.
Other Game Notes: Jordy Mercer went 1 for 5 with a homer. Jared Keel went 2 for 4 with a homer. Matt Hague went 1 for 5.
The Result: West Virginia lost 8-3 to Kannapolis.
-Robbie Grossman went 2 for 3 with a double.
-Tony Sanchez did not play.
-Starling Marte did not play.
Other Game Notes: Kyle Morgan went 1 for 4 with a homer.
The Result: State College won 3-2 against Hudson Valley.
Game Notes: 2009 24th round pick Jason Erickson pitched five shutout innings, allowing three hits, no walks, and striking out six to get the win. Erickson has a 2.68 ERA in 37 innings so far, with a 32:5 K/BB ratio and one homer allowed. Evan Chambers and Aaron Baker each went 1 for 4 with a double. Pat Irvine went 2 for 4.
The Result: Bradenton split a doubleheader with the GCL Blue Jays.
-Wes Freeman went 0 for 3 in the first game.
-Gift Ngoepe combined to go 0 for 5 in both games.
-Ramon Cabrera went 2 for 3 in the first game.
Other Game Notes: Rogelios Noris combined to go 3 for 5 in both games, with a homer in each game. Bradenton held the Blue Jays to just three hits in game two, winning 2-0.
The Result: The VSL Pirates lost to the VSL Tigers 9-6.
-Jorge Bishop went 1 for 3 with a run.
-Exicardo Cayonez went 2 for 2.
-Jonathan Barrios went 0 for 2.
Other Game Notes: Miguelangel Trinidad hit his 14th homer of the year. Elias Diaz went 3 for 3 with two RBIs.