Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/5/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Indianapolis was off today.
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 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 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.