Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/3/09
Today’s Prospect Feature: Brent Klinger was taken in the 21st round last year, draft out of Glendale Community College in Arizona. Scouting reports at the time said Klinger could throw 94 MPH, which made him an interesting addition.
The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA
The Result: Indianapolis lost 4-2 to Louisville.
-Jose Tabata went 2 for 4.
-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 4.
Other Game Notes: Robinzon Diaz went 2 for 4 playing third base. Jeff Karstens pitched two shutout innings in relief, allowing two hits, no walks, and striking out one.
The Result: Altoona lost 4-0 to Akron.
-Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 5.
Other Game Notes: Brian Friday went 1 for 3. Shelby Ford went 1 for 4. Kyle Bloom pitched 6.2 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, with two walks and four strikeouts. Ramon Aguero pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.
The Result: Lynchburg won 11-6 against Potomac.
-Chase d’Arnaud went 2 for 4 with three runs and a stolen base, his 13th of the season.
Other Game Notes: Josh Harrison went 2 for 5. Kris Watts went 2 for 3 with a homer. Mike Colla pitched two perfect innings, striking out two.
The Result: West Virginia had an impressive 12-1 victory.
-Robbie Grossman went 1 for 4 with his 34th steal of the season.
-Tony Sanchez went 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI.
-Starling Marte went 1 for 4.
Other Game Notes: Diego Moreno pitched two innings, allowing three runs on two hits, with a walk, a strikeout, and a homer to blow the lead and get the loss. A rare poor performance for Moreno.
The Result: State College won 8-1 against Williamsport.
Game Notes: Brock Holt went 2 for 3 with three runs and two walks. Evan Chambers went 2 for 5. Brent Klinger pitched three no hit innings with two walks and no runs allowed.