Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/2/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games.


The Result: Indianapolis lost 2-1 to Toledo.

-Jose Tabata went 2 for 4 with a triple.

-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 4.

Other Game Notes: Eric Hacker went seven innings, allowing one unearned run on eight hits, with a walk and four strikeouts.


The Result: Altoona lost 9-6 to Akron.

-Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 5.

Other Game Notes: Brian Friday went 2 for 4. Michael Dubee pitched 1.2 shutout innings with three hits allowed.


The Result: Lynchburg won 4-3 against Potomac.

-Chase d’Arnaud went 2 for 5 with two runs.

Other Game Notes: Jordy Mercer went 2 for 4 with his tenth homer of the year. Justin Wilson pitched four innings, allowing two runs on three hits, with five walks and four strikeouts. Tom Boleska pitched two innings allowing one run on two hits, with two walks and three strikeouts.


The Result: West Virginia lost 5-1 to Kannapolis.

-Robbie Grossman went 3 for 4 with two doubles.

-Tony Sanchez went 0 for 3 with a walk.

-Starling Marte went 0 for 2 with a walk.

-Aaron Pribanic pitched 5.2 innings, allowing two runs on 12 hits, with a walk and three strikeouts.

Other Game Notes: Kyle Morgan went 2 for 3.


The Result: State College won 12-6 against Williamsport.

Game Notes: Brock Holt went 2 for 6 with a double and two RBIs. Evan Chambers went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBIs. Aaron Baker went 2 for 6 with a homer. Pat Irvine went 3 for 5. Kyle McPherson pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with a walk and a strikeout.

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