Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/6/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
The Indianapolis offense had a big night, led by Pedro Alvarez, who went 1-for-4 with a three run homer. Jose Tabata went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and three runs scored. Tabata also stole his 13th base of the season. Neil Walker went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Brandon Moss and Erik Kratz each went 3-for-4. Kratz had two doubles and an RBI. Argenis Diaz went 2-for-5 with an RBI.
Altoona had some good offense from the top of the lineup, but couldn’t capitalize. Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-4 with a walk and his fifth stolen base of the season. Josh Harrison went 0-for-3 but walked twice. Matt Hague and Miles Durham each went 2-for-5, with their hits being singles. Hague had the only RBI, knocking in Gorkys Hernandez. The only extra base hit of the night came from Kris Watts, who was 1-for-3.
Bradenton only managed three hits in the game, and not a single walk. Austin McClune went 1-for-4. Tony Sanchez went 1-for-4 with the only run scored. Quincy Latimore went 1-for-3. Calvin Anderson, who went 0-for-2, had the only RBI on a sacrifice fly.
Rogelios Noris had a big night at the plate, going 2-for-4 with his second home run of the season, and two RBIs. Jarek Cunningham went 2-for-5 with a run, snapping a five game hitless streak. Evan Chambers went 0-for-3 with two walks and a run. Chambers is only hitting for a .220 average on the season, but has an amazing .413 OBP, thanks to 24 walks this season.