Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/18/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Jose Tabata led the offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored. Tabata also stole two bases, giving him 19 on the season. Brian Myrow went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Neil Walker went 1-for-2 with a walk. Brian Friday went 1-for-3 with a double, a stolen base, and a run.
The Altoona offense was totally shut down, managing only one hit. That came from Gorkys Hernandez, who went 1-for-3 with a walk. Seven players drew eight walks in the game. Josh Harrison was the only player to draw two walks, and also had a stolen base.
Nathan Adcock continued his impressive run, pitching six innings and allowing one run on four hits, with no walks and four strikeouts. The bullpen came up big tonight, with two perfect innings by Mike Colla, with two strikeouts. Diego Moreno pitched two perfect innings, striking out three, to get the win.
West Virginia lost game two by a score of 6-2. Brandon Holden got the start, allowing two runs on two hits in three innings of work, with two walks and four strikeouts. Gabriel Alvarado pitched two innings, allowing one unearned run on two hits, with two strikeouts. Ryan Kelly allowed three runs in two innings of work. The West Virginia offense only managed one hit, with Aaron Baker going 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Jesus Brito went 0-for-2 with a walk, a stolen base, and a run. Evan Chambers went 0-for-1 with two walks and a stolen base.