Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/5/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

Indianapolis was off today.
ALTOONA CURVE (AA)
Altoona beat Richmond 5-2 thanks to a big night from Hector Gimenez.  Gimenez went 4-for-4 with two homers and three RBIs.  Matt Hague went 2-for-3 with a walk.  Gorkys Hernandez went 2-for-4 with a run.  Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-5 with a double and a run.

Ross Ohlendorf made a rehab start for Altoona.  Ohlendorf went four shutout innings, allowing three hits, one walk, and striking out six.  Jared Hughes pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing two runs on six hits, with a walk and two strikeouts.  Daniel Moskos picked up the save, pitching 0.2 perfect innings, with two strikeouts.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)
Bradenton won 5-0 against Palm Beach, led by another strong start from Bryan Morris.  Morris went seven shutout innings, allowing four hits, one walk, and striking out six.  Morris now has a 0.78 ERA on the season, with a 32:4 K/BB ratio in 34.2 innings of work.  Diego Moreno came on to close things out, pitching two shutout innings, allowing two hits, no walks, and striking out two.  Moreno now has an 0.53 ERA on the season, with a 25:1 K/BB ratio in 17 innings of work.

Brock Holt went 2-for-5 from the leadoff position with two doubles, a run, and an RBI.  Starling Marte went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Jeremy Farrell went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and his second stolen base of the season.  Tony Sanchez and Quincy Latimore each went 1-for-4 with a double and a run.

WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)
West Virginia lost 7-2 to Greensboro.  Hunter Strickland made the start, going seven innings and allowing three runs on five hits, with no walks and one strikeout.  Ryan Kelly pitched two innings of relief, allowing four runs, one earned, on four hits, with no walks and two strikeouts.

Aaron Baker led the offense again, going 3-for-4 with a run.  Evan Chambers went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.  Rogelios Noris went 1-for-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored.  Jesus Brito went 1-for-4 with an RBI.

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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