Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/20/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
The Indianapolis game was suspended in the fifth inning, with Indianapolis down 8-5. Jeremy Powell
allowed all eight runs in 3.1 innings of work, allowing seven hits and three walks. Jose Tabata
drew two walks and scored twice. Brian Myrow
went 2-for-2 with three RBIs. Pedro Alvarez
went 1-for-2 with an RBI. Neil Walker
went 1-for-2 with a run.
Altoona beat Akron 2-1. Rudy Owens
got the start, pitching six shutout innings, with four hits, no walks, and three strikeouts. Dustin Molleken
pitched one inning, allowing a run on three hits, with a walk and no strikeouts, but got the win. Daniel Moskos
pitched two shutout innings, allowing no hits, one walk, and striking out two to get the save.
Chase d’Arnaud provided the offense, going 2-for-4 with a double and both RBIs for Altoona. Alex Presley went 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Miles Durham went 1-for-4 with a run scored. Matt Hague went 2-for-4.
Bradenton beat Clearwater 6-3. Casey Erickson
got the start, going three innings, and allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits, with no walks and three strikeouts. Hunter Strickland
made his debut for Bradenton, pitching three shutout innings, allowing one hit, no walks, and striking out two to get the win. It was by far the best outing of the year for Strickland. Diego Moreno
continued his dominance, pitching a shutout inning, allowing one hit, one walk, and striking out two. Noah Krol
pitched a perfect inning for the save.
Jeremy Farrell went 4-for-5 with a run scored. Eric Fryer went 2-for-4 with a run. James Skelton went 1-for-5 with a double and two RBIs. Brock Holt went 1-for-6 with a run and an RBI. Robbie Grossman went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. Tony Sanchez went 2-for-3 with two walks.
West Virginia won 4-3 against Lakewood. Melkin Laureano pitched five innings, allowing three runs on five hits, with two walks and four strikeouts. Gabriel Alvarado pitched three shutout innings, allowing no hits, one walk, and striking out four. Duke Welker got the save, pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
Rogelios Noris went 1-for-4 with his sixth homer of the season. Elevys Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a run. David Rubinstein went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a stolen base. Josue Peley went 1-for-3 with an RBI.
VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates beat the VSL Phillies 9-5, scoring five runs in the top of the ninth inning for the win. David Pino went 1-for-4 with a home run, and two runs scored. Kelly Aponte went 1-for-4 with an RBI, a walk, and two strikeouts. Jose Ozuna went 2-for-4 with a double. Jordan Galvez went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored.
Deivis Goatache pitched three innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits. Jesus Barraza pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out one. Jovany Lopez got a blown save, allowing one run in two innings of work, with three hits, a walk, and two strikeouts. Ericdavis Marquez allowed a run in the eighth inning, but got credit for the win. Luis Figuera closed the game out with a shutout ninth inning, allowing just one walk.