Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/31/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

The Indianapolis Indians had a game suspended again today after three and a half innings.  Gwinnett was leading 3-1 at the time the game was suspended.  Daniel McCutchen pitched three innings, allowing three runs on three hits, with two homers, four walks, and no strikeouts.    Argenis Diaz went 2-for-2.  Brandon Moss went 1-for-1 with a solo homer.  Pedro Alvarez went 0-for-1 with a walk.
ALTOONA CURVE (AA)
Altoona lost 3-2 to Reading.  Bryan Morris pitched four innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on eight hits, with a walk and four strikeouts.  Derek Hankins pitched three shutout innings, allowing two hits, with no walks and a strikeout.  Jack Taschner pitched a perfect inning in a rehab appearance, with a strikeout.  Michael Dubee pitched a shutout inning, with one hit, no walks, and a strikeout.

Matt Hague went 1-for-4 with a homer, his third of the year.  Josh Harrison went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.  Jordy Mercer went 1-for-4 with a double.  Gorkys Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a stolen base.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)
Bradenton was off today.
WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)
West Virginia beat Hickory 8-1 on a game that was completed after five innings.  Jason Erickson pitched all five innings for the Power, with one run on four hits, no walks, and five strikeouts.  Rogelios Noris led the offense, going 2-for-3 with two homers, giving him eight on the season.  Evan Chambers went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.  Aaron Baker went 2-for-3 with a run.  Ramon Cabrera went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.  David Rubinstein went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates beat the VSL Mariners 4-3.  Francisco Vilchez got the start, pitching three shutout innings, with two hits, two walks, and one strikeout.  Oderman Rocha allowed two runs on two hits in two innings, with two walks and two strikeouts.  Ericdavis Marquez pitched 1.1 shutout innings, allowing one hit.  Remberto Romo added 1.2 shutout innings, with a walk, a hit, and a strikeout to get the win.  Raul Ruiz got the save, allowing one run in one inning.

Luis Cardona went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI.  David Pino went 0-for-4 with a walk, two stolen bases, and two runs scored.  Francisco Aponte went 1-for-5 with an RBI.  Jose Roman went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, and an RBI.  Jordan Galvez went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run.

DSL PIRATES (RK)
The DSL Pirates were postponed today.
Enjoy this story? Pirates Prospects will be switching to a subscription site on 4/13, so that we can continue bringing you the best Pirates coverage there is. For a very small monthly price, you can continue getting articles like this, along with coverage from every minor league city. Get more information here, and subscribe today!

Share This Article

Tim Williams

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.

Indians Suspended Yet Again — More Rain

Next Story »

2010 Draft Prospects Rundown 5/31

Latest Analysis

  • Gregory Polanco

    Q&A: Trading Prospects For Rentals, Polanco Concerns, Meadows vs Appel

    16 hours ago

    I missed the Q&A last week due to a common problem in Spring Training: I forgot what day it was. It was around 6:00 that I was ...

    Read More
  • Nick Kingham f

    Improving His Two-Seam Fastball will Make Nick Kingham a More Effective Pitcher

    2 days ago

    With Jameson Taillon returning from Tommy John surgery, and unlikely to make an impact at the Major League level early in the year, the top prospect to ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero 3

    The Roster Situations That Could Impact the Makeup of the Pirates Bullpen

    4 days ago

    There are less than two weeks remaining in Spring Training, and the one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates had actual position battles is heating up. There were ...

    Read More
  • Jordan Luplow

    How the Pirates are Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve With the New Draft Rules

    5 days ago

    The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a lot of changes to Major League Baseball. The biggest change for the Pittsburgh Pirates came in the draft. From 2008-2011, ...

    Read More
  • Alen Hanson

    The Key For Alen Hanson to Help the Pirates in the Majors This Year

    6 days ago

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at ...

    Read More
  • Tyler Glasnow 2

    What the Stats Don’t Tell You About Tyler Glasnow

    7 days ago

    The stat line for Tyler Glasnow’s start at Pirate City yesterday looked great: 3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K. The lone run ...

    Read More
  • JaCoby Jones Josh Bell

    JaCoby Jones Did Fine in the Move to Shortstop, But Needs to Cut Down on Strikeouts

    1 week ago

    The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted JaCoby Jones as an outfielder in the third round of the 2013 draft, then surprised everyone the following year when they moved him ...

    Read More
  • Cody Dickson is a lefty with the upside of a middle of the rotation starter. (Photo Credit: Mark Olson)

    The Mental Adjustment that Led to Cody Dickson’s Dominant 2014 Second Half

    1 week ago

    Trusting his stuff and not trying to do too much — that has been the key for left-handed pitcher Cody Dickson so far in his professional baseball ...

    Read More
  • Third Base Mathisen Luplow Joe

    Who’s on Third? In the Pirates’ Farm System, It Could Be Anyone

    2 weeks ago

    If you have ever played third base in your life — professional, college, high school, slow pitch softball — then the Pittsburgh Pirates might be contacting you ...

    Read More
  • Jason Creasy

    Another Pitcher to Watch From the Pirates’ 2011 Draft

    2 weeks ago

    The 2011 draft is shaping up to be a great class for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They picked first overall that year, so naturally you’d expect good things ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles

    More