Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/17/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Indianapolis only managed two hits. Jose Tabata went 1-for-4 from the leadoff spot. Kevin Melillo went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk to provide the other offense. Pedro Alvarez went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. Neil Walker went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
Eric Fryer went 1-for-4 with a homer, his fourth of the year. Quincy Latimore went 2-for-5 with a stolen base. Calvin Anderson and Erik Huber each went 2-for-4 with a double. Robbie Grossman went 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI.
VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates won their first game of the season, beating the VSL Mariners 2-0. Rafael Rodriguez got the start, pitching five shutout innings, and allowing two hits, two walks, and striking out six. Orlando Castro pitched a perfect inning in relief, with one strikeout for his VSL debut. Jovany Lopez pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out two. Raul Ruiz got the save with a shutout inning.
Jordan Galvez went 1-for-3 with a double and a run. Kelly Aponte went 1-for-4 with an RBI and two strikeouts. Luis Sucre went 1-for-3 in his VSL debut. Luis Cardona went 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and a run scored.