Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/24/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Brandon Moss broke the game open with a grand slam in the eighth inning, going 2-for-5 on the day. Erik Kratz went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Argenis Diaz went 1-for-4 with three RBIs. Brian Myrow went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, and two runs.
Josh Harrison went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, and three RBIs. Alex Presley went 3-for-4 with a run scored in his last game for Altoona. Shelby Ford went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs. Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-4 with two runs, a walk, and two steals. Miles Durham went 1-for-3 with a triple, and an RBI.
Calvin Anderson led the offense, going 2-for-5 with a three run homer. Anderson started off the season with a poor month of April, hitting for a .239/.321/.352 line, and one homer in 71 at-bats. Since then he’s been on fire, with a .305/.372/.486 line, and eight homers in 177 at-bats, which is a pace for 25 homers in a 550 at-bat season. Anderson is definitely deserving of a promotion, and Altoona has room. Austin McClune went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs. Quincy Latimore went 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Jose Hernandez went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs. Benjamin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a double, a run, and an RBI. Evan Chambers went 2-for-4 with a walk, a run, and his 18th stolen base of the season. David Rubinstein went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI, plus a stolen base. Ramon Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a walk and a run.
one earned, on three hits, with two walks and two strikeouts. Fuesser also allowed an inherited runner to score in the fourth. Jhonatan Ramos had a nice outing, pitching three shutout innings with no hits, one walk, and three strikeouts in his first outing since being demoted from West Virginia. Sandobal Septimo allowed four runs in an inning of work to get the loss.
Eric Avila led the offense, going 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, two stolen bases, and four runs scored. Exicardo Cayonez went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two runs, a stolen base, and an RBI. Kevin Mort went 3-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Junior Sosa went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a stolen base.
Francisco Aponte went 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored. Jose Ozuna went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Kelly Aponte went 1-for-3 with an RBI. Luis Cardona went 0-for-2 with two walks, two runs, and a stolen base. Carlos Esqueda went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.