Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/18/10
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)
Indianapolis beat Rochester 4-3. Michael Crotta
pitched five innings, allowing three runs on eight hits, with a walk and three strikeouts. Steven Jackson
pitched two perfect innings with two strikeouts. Daniel Moskos
pitched a perfect inning in relief, followed by a perfect inning from Jean Machi
for the save.
Jonathan Van Every went 2-for-4 with a homer, a double, and three RBIs. Alex Presley went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs, and a walk. Brandon Moss went 1-for-4 with a double and a run. Akinori Iwamura went 2-for-3 with a double and two walks.
Altoona lost to Harrisburg 13-4. Justin Wilson
pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits, with three walks and five strikeouts. Corey Hamman
pitched 1.1 innings, allowing eight runs on six hits, with three walks and no strikeouts. Dustin Molleken
allowed two runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning.
Matt Hague went 1-for-2 with a homer, two walks, and two runs. Brandon Jones went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Jordy Mercer went 1-for-4 with a run scored.
Bradenton lost to Tampa 9-2. Tim Alderson
made his first start since being demoted to Bradenton, and had a rough outing, allowing seven runs on six hits, with three walks and no strikeouts in just 1.2 innings of work. Matt McSwain
pitched 4.1 innings, allowing two runs on six hits. Mike Colla
pitched a shutout inning, allowing a hit. Noah Krol
pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit.
Brian Friday went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Robbie Grossman went 1-for-4 with a run. Quincy Latimore went 1-for-4 with an RBI.
West Virginia beat Delmarva 9-8 in 11 innings. Phillip Irwin
pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with one walk and nine strikeouts. Maurice Bankston
allowed a run on two walks and a hit in one inning of work. Marc Baca
allowed four runs on two walks and two hits, getting just one out. Gabriel Alvarado
pitched two innings, allowing a run on three hits and two walks. Mike Williams got the save, getting the final two outs of the game.
Evan Chambers went 2-for-5 with a triple, a homer, and four RBIs. Jarek Cunningham went 2-for-5 with a homer, and two runs. Aaron Baker went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs. Kyle Morgan went 2-for-6 with a double and three RBIs. David Rubinstein went 2-for-6 with a run scored. Jose Hernandez went 3-for-4.
STATE COLLEGE SPIKES (A, Short Season)
State College lost to Auburn 6-5. Zac Fuesser pitched 3.2 innings, allowing two runs on four hits, with four walks and two strikeouts.
pitched 3.1 innings, allowing four runs, two earned, on five hits, with a walk and two strikeouts. Colton Cain
pitched a shutout inning, allowing just one walk.
Matt Curry went 3-for-4 with a run. Mel Rojas Jr made his debut, batting leadoff, and went 1-for-4 with a run. Chase Lyles went 0-for-2 with a walk, two runs, and a stolen base. Gerlis Rodriguez went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)
The GCL Pirates were off today.
VSL PIRATES (RK)
The VSL Pirates swept the VSL Cardinals in a double header. The Pirates won game one 11-4. Luis Ortiz pitched five innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, with no walks and two strikeouts. Kelly Aponte went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Carlos Esqueda went 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Luis Cardona went 1-for-3 with two walks, a run, and an RBI. Jose Roman went 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
The Pirates won game two 3-2. Rafael Rodriguez pitched five innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with a walk and four strikeouts. Jose Ozuna went 1-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs, with the homer coming in the top of the seventh. Kelly Aponte went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk. David Pino went 1-for-2 with a stolen base and a run.
DSL PIRATES (RK)
The DSL Pirates were off for the DSL All-Star Game. Samuel Gonzalez went 0-for-2 as the DH. Angel Sanchez pitched 2/3 of an inning, allowing no runs on one hit.