Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/13/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Neil Walker had a big game, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. Erik Kratz went 3-for-3 with a homer, his third of the season, and three RBIs. Brandon Moss went 1-for-4 with his third home run of the season. Kevin Melillo went 3-for-5 with a double, a run, and an RBI batting from the leadoff spot and playing center field. Pedro Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and a strikeout.
Brock Holt went 1-for-3 with a double, a run, and two walks. Eric Fryer went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Robbie Grossman went 0-for-2 with a walk and the other RBI. Grossman got the RBI by being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning for a walk off hit-by-pitch. That was after a pinch hit single by Tony Sanchez, a single by Greg Picart, and an intentional walk to Brock Holt loaded the bases. Grossman also stole his seventh base of the season.
Evan Chambers went 3-for-4, with all three hits being singles. Chambers also recorded an outfield assist, nailing a runner at third base. Chambers has been on fire in the month of May, with a .349 average in 43 at-bats, plus a .472 OBP and a .488 slugging percentage. David Rubinstein went 1-for-3 with a home run, his first of the season. Jose Hernandez went 1-for-3 with an RBI single, bringing in Ramon Cabrera. Aaron Baker was the only other player to get a hit, going 1-for-4.