Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/25/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Indianapolis beat Gwinnett 4-2. Daniel McCutchen
pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, with no walks and two strikeouts. Steven Jackson
pitched 1.1 innings, allowing no runs and two hits. Jean Machi
got the last two outs to get the save.
Pedro Alvarez went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, and two runs scored. Brandon Moss went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Jose Tabata went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Brian Friday went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, and a run.
Altoona beat Akron 5-3. Rudy Owens
pitched seven innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits, with a walk and two strikeouts. Ronald Uviedo
pitched one inning, allowing one run on one hit, with two walks and no strikeouts. Daniel Moskos
picked up his 11th save, pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Hector Gimenez went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs. Chase d’Arnaud went 3-for-4 with a double and a run. Josh Harrison went 2-for-4 with a run. Matt Hague went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Miles Durham went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Bradenton beat Fort Meyers 6-2. Casey Erickson
made the start, pitching four innings, and allowing two runs on four hits, with a walk and four strikeouts. Hunter Strickland
pitched 4.2 shutout innings, allowing three hits, one walk, and striking out three to get the win. Strickland struggled in West Virginia this year, but has gone 7.2 innings in Bradenton, with no runs, four hits, one walk, and five strikeouts. Noah Krol
got the last out to get the save.
Jeremy Farrell went 2-for-4 with a homer, two runs, a stolen base, and two RBIs. Brock Holt went 4-for-5 with a double and a run. Robbie Grossman went 3-for-4. Quincy Latimore went 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Tony Sanchez went 2-for-3 with two runs. Calvin Anderson went 1-for-4 with a double, a run, and an RBI. Erik Huber went 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
West Virginia beat Lexington 5-0 on a one hitter by the pitching staff. Kyle McPherson pitched seven no-hit innings, allowing one walk and striking out nine. Ryan Kelly pitched the final two innings, allowing the only hit, no walks, and striking out five. The sole hit came with two outs in the eighth inning. McPherson has been on fire in the month of May, with a 2.86 ERA and a 39:3 K/BB ratio in 28.1 innings. The strikeout numbers have seen a big boost in the last two outings, as McPherson combined for 19 strikeouts in 12 innings.
Aaron Baker led the offense, going 2-for-2 with a double, a homer, two walks, and three RBIs. David Rubinstein went 1-for-3 with a double, a stolen base, and a run. Jesus Brito went 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs.
VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates were off today.