Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/12/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Indianapolis beat Rochester 5-2. Brad Lincoln
made a great start, going eight innings, and allowing two runs on five hits, with no walks and four strikeouts. Lincoln now has a 3.83 ERA on the season in 42.1 inning of work, with a 29:11 K/BB ratio. Wilfredo Ledezma
pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout to get the save. Ledezma has yet to allow a run in 8.2 innings of work, with only one hit allowed, and an 11:5 K/BB ratio.
Pedro Alvarez led the offense, going 2-for-4 with a homer, a double, two runs, and three RBIs. Brian Myrow went 1-for-2 for a triple, two runs, two walks, and an RBI. Neil Walker went 1-for-4 with a double and a run. Kevin Melillo went 1-for-3 with an RBI.
Altoona lost 7-0 to Harrisburg. Justin Wilson
got the start, and did a great job, going six innings, allowing one run on three hits, with two walks and six strikeouts. Corey Hamman
had a horrible outing, allowing five runs in the seventh, getting just one out before being pulled. Michael Dubee
pitched 1.2 shutout innings, followed by an inning of work from Daniel Moskos
, who allowed one run on three hits.
Altoona’s offense only managed three hits. Matt Hague went 1-for-2 with a walk. Miles Durham and Alex Presley each went 1-for-3. Chase d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 with a walk.
Bradenton lost 10-6 to Daytona. Aaron Pribanic
got the start, going five innings, and allowing four runs, two earned, on three hits, with two walks and a strikeout. Michael Felix
got the loss, allowing four runs, three earned, in less than an inning of work. Tyler Cox
pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing two unearned runs on two hits, with no walks and four strikeouts. Michael Colla
pitched a perfect inning in relief, with two strikeouts. Bradenton recorded five errors, leading to five unearned runs. Brock Holt
led the team with three errors tonight.
Holt made up for the errors a bit at the plate, going 2-for-5. Robbie Grossman went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Tony Sanchez went 2-for-5 with a run. Eric Fryer went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Jeremy Farrell went 0-for-3 with two walks, a run, and an RBI.
West Virginia beat Hagerstown 13-9, getting a rare performance from the offense. Eight hitters for West Virginia recorded hits, with six of them recording multiple hits. Evan Chambers
went 4-for-6 with a double and three runs, plus his sixth stolen base of the season. Jarek Cunningham
went 2-for-6 with two doubles and an RBI. Aaron Baker
went 2-for-6 with a homer, three runs and two RBIs. Ramon Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a triple, three runs and three RBIs. Jesus Brito went 2-for-4 with a double, a run, and two RBIs. David Rubinstein went 3-for-5 with a run and two RBIs.
Nathan Baker didn’t have the best start, going two innings, and allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits, with no walks and a strikeout. Jason Erickson got the win with a great relief outing, pitching four no-hit, shutout innings, with just one walk allowed. Zach Foster pitched two innings, allowing two runs on three hits. Marc Baca pitched one inning, allowing two unearned runs on two hits, and striking out three.