Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/13/10


Indianapolis was off for the International League All-Star break.
Altoona was off for the Eastern League All-Star break.
Bradenton was off today.
West Virginia was off today.
State College lost 3-1 to Vermont.  Tyler Waldron got the start, allowing one run on four hits in five innings, with a walk and three strikeouts.  Trent Stevenson pitched three innings, allowing two runs on three hits, with two walks and no strikeouts.  Justin Ennis pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.

Matt Skirving went 2-for-3 with a double and a run.  Adalberto Santos went 2-for-4.  Kelson Brown went 1-for-3 with a walk.  Gift Ngoepe went 1-for-4 with an RBI.

GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)
The GCL Pirates beat the GCL Blue Jays 4-2.  Vincent Payne pitched 2.2 innings, allowing two runs on one hit and three walks, while striking out one.  Yeyber Sanchez pitched 3.1 shutout innings, with a walk and a hit, and three strikeouts.  Cliff Archibald pitched two shutout innings, allowing two hits, no walks, and striking out two.  Joan Montero pitched a shutout inning, with three walks and a strikeout.

Luis Solano went 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, and two runs scored.  Exicardo Cayonez went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored.  Brian Friday went 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI in a rehab appearance.

The VSL Pirates were off today.
The DSL Pirates beat the DSL Astros 5-1.  Arquimedes Lorenzo pitched five shutout innings, allowing a walk and a hit, with two strikeouts.  Luis Valdez pitched 2.1 innings, allowing a run on four hits, with two walks and a strikeout.  Clario Perez pitched 1.2 shutout innings, with one hit allowed.

Alen Hanson went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, and an RBI.  Leandro Mejia went 2-for-4.  Jodaneli Carvajal went 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs.  Luis Urena went 1-for-4 with an RBI.

Author: 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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