Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 4/30/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
The Indianapolis offense was looking good, but couldn’t overcome the poor start by Lincoln. Jose Tabata went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs, and his ninth stolen base of the season. Pedro Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a three run homer and two strikeouts. Steve Pearce went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs. Luke Carlin, who is now batting .378 on the season, went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a double.
Alex Presley had a nice game, going 1-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs. Josh Harrison went 2-for-5 with a run. Chase d’Arnaud went 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, two RBIs, and his third stolen base of the season. Jordy Mercer came up big in the ninth inning with his second home run of the season, giving Altoona two insurance runs to work with. Mercer went 1-for-5.
Bradenton’s offense didn’t disappoint tonight. Tony Sanchez went 1-for-2 with his third home run of the season, plus two walks. Brock Holt went 2-for-5 with his first home run of the season and three RBIs. Quincy Latimore went 2-for-5 with two RBIs. Jeremy Farrell went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. Robbie Grossman went 1-for-3 with a double and two walks.
Jesus Brito went 1-for-4 wit
h a home run, his second of the year. Evan Chambers went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Ramon Cabrera went 1-for-3 with a double and a run. Those were the only three hits of the game for West Virginia’s offense. Benjamin Gonzalez went 0-for-1 with a walk and a run. West Virginia’s best hitters this year, Jarek Cunningham and Aaron Baker, each went 0-for-4.