Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/6/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Jose Tabata went 1-for-2 with a run, two walks, and two stolen bases. Tabata now has 23 steals on the season, which is a career best for him. He stole 22 bases in 44 games in the GCL in 2005. Luke Carlin went 1-for-4. Brandon Jones went 1-for-3 with a walk. Pedro Alvarez went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
Altoona was facing Ronald Uviedo in his debut with Toronto’s AA team. Uviedo pitched three innings in the start, allowing three runs on one hit, with three walks and a strikeout. Miles Durham went 1-for-4 with a three run homer off Uviedo. Josh Harrison went 1-for-2 with a double. Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run.
Robbie Grossman went 1-for-5 with a double, a run, and an RBI. James Skelton went 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Calvin Anderson went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Erik Huber went 2-for-4. Greg Picart went 2-for-4 with a run scored. Brock Holt missed the game today after Adenson Chourio ran in to his knee in the first inning in yesterday’s game. The injury doesn’t sound serious, but was supposed to be checked out today. Eric Fryer reportedly left today’s game with an injured ankle.
Jesus Brito had a pinch hit, three run homer in the tenth to contribute to West Virginia’s lead. Ramon Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a run. Rogelios Noris went 1-for-5 with a run and an RBI. David Rubinstein went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Jarek Cunningham went 1-for-3 with a double and a run.
In game two, West Virginia lost 8-2. Maurice Bankston pitched 2.2 innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits, with no walks, two strikeou
ts, and three homers allowed. Ryan Kelly pitched 2.1 shutout innings, allowing three hits, no walks, and striking out two. Duke Welker pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit.
Jose Hernandez went 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBIs. Jarek Cunningham went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored. Evan Chambers went 1-for-3 with a double and a run, plus a stolen base.