Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/1


Brandon Moss


Indianapolis lost 11-6 to Norfolk.  Charlie Morton pitched six innings, allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits, with six walks and two strikeouts.  Travis Chick pitched an inning, allowing three runs on four hits.  Daniel Moskos allowed five runs on four hits in an inning of work, with two homers allowed.

Brandon Moss went 2-for-4 with a homer, his 19th of the year, and two RBIs.  Mitch Jones went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.  Jonathan Van Every went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.


Chase d'Arnaud

My recap of the game, including quotes from Chase d’Arnaud.


Bradenton was rained out.


West Virginia was off today.


Zack Dodson


State College beat Auburn 7-6 in 10 innings, after being down 6-0 heading in to the 8th inning.  Zack Dodson pitched four innings, allowing six runs, five earned, on seven hits, but most importantly, walking none and striking out four.  Sandobal Septimo pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit.  Trent Stevenson pitched three shutout innings, allowing a walk and a hit and striking out three.  Jhonatan Ramos pitched two shutout innings, allowing a hit, no walks, and striking one two.

Pat Irvine went 3-for-6 with a double, a run, and two RBIs.  Chase Lyles went 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs.  Walker Gourley went 3-for-5 with a walk.  Adalberto Santos went 1-for-6 with a triple and two runs scored.  Matt Curry went 1-for-5 with a walk, a run, and an RBI.  Andy Vasquez went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI.

GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)

The GCL Pirates were off today.


The VSL Pirates beat the VSL Cardinals 5-4.  Francisco Vilchez pitched five innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits, with a walk and four strikeouts.  Jose Marrujo pitched two shutout innings, allowing a hit and two walks.  Luis Campos allowed an unearned run on two walks in one inning of work.  Raul Ruiz pitched a shutout inning for the save.

Francisco Aponte went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.  Jordan Galvez went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.  Luis Cardona went 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.  Luis Sucre went 1-for-3 with a run scored.


The DSL Pirates were off today.

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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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