Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/15/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

Indianapolis lost 4-1 to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  Daniel McCutchen pitched seven innings, allowing three runs on three hits, with a walk and three strikeouts.  Brian Bass allowed a run on three hits, getting just one out.  Justin Thomas got the final two outs in the eighth inning, stranding two runners.

Pedro Alvarez went 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and a run in his final game with Indianapolis.  Alvarez was called up to the Majors after the game.  Luke Carlin went 2-for-3 with an RBI.  Jeff Clement went 1-for-4.  Kevin Melillo went 1-for-3 with a walk.

ALTOONA CURVE (AA)
Altoona lost 9-1 to Trenton.  Tim Alderson allowed five runs on five hits in four innings, with two walks and two strikeouts.  Jimmy Barthmaier allowed two runs, one earned, getting just two outs in a rehab appearance.  Jeff Sues pitched 1.2 innings, allowing two runs.  Dustin Molleken pitched 1.2 shutout innings.

Chase d’Arnaud went 2-for-4.  Miles Durham went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.  Shelby Ford went 1-for-3 with a double.  Hector Gimenez went 1-for-3 with a run.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)
Bradenton beat St. Lucie 13-1.  Brian Leach had a great start, pitching seven shutout innings, allowing four hits, no walks, and striking out eight.  Ramon Aguero allowed one run on three hits in an inning of work.  Noah Krol pitched a shutout inning, allowing a hit and striking out one.

Calvin Anderson went 1-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs.  Greg Picart went 3-for-5 with a triple and four RBIs.  Robbie Grossman went 1-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs.  Austin McClune went 1-for-3 with three runs and two walks.  Quincy Latimore went 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI.

WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)
West Virginia lost 7-5 to Hickory in a game that was called after five and a half innings.  Jhonatan Ramos pitched three innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, with no walks and a strikeout.  Maurice Bankston pitched two innings, allowing three runs on three hits, with a walk and three strikeouts.

Ramon Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Jose Hernandez went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.  David Rubinstein went 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.  Jarek Cunningham went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates were off.
DSL PIRATES (RK)
The DSL Pirates were off.

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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.

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