Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/17/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

Indianapolis was off.

ALTOONA CURVE (AA)

Mercer

Altoona beat Portland 4-2.  Tony Watson pitched three innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with three walks and two strikeouts.  Mike Colla pitched three shutout innings, allowing a hit, three walks and one strikeout.  Anthony Claggett pitched two perfect innings.  Daniel Moskos pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit.

Jordy Mercer went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run, and an RBI. Josh Harrison went 1-for-4 with a run.  Miles Durham went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)

Adcock

Bradenton beat Palm Beach 5-1.  Nathan Adcock pitched seven innings, allowing a run on three hits, with no walks and four strikeouts.  Diego Moreno pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts.  Noah Krol pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit.

Starling Marte went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs, and two RBIs.  Robbie Grossman went 3-for-4 with two runs scored.  Jeremy Farrell went 1-for-4 with two RBIs.  Shelby Ford went 1-for-4 with a double and a run.

WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)

Chambers

GAME STORY

West Virginia lost to Asheville 4-1.  Phillip Irwin pitched six innings, allowing four runs on six hits, with two walks and no strikeouts.  Zach Foster pitched two perfect innings.  Maurice Bankston pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit.

Evan Chambers went 2-for-3 with a run and his 30th stolen base of the season.  Aaron Baker went 2-for-3 with a walk.  Benji Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with his 15th stolen base of the season.

STATE COLLEGE SPIKES (A, Short Season)

ALL-STAR GAME STORY

State College was off for the NYPL All-Star Game.  Matt Curry went 0-for-2.  Adalberto Santos went 0-for-1 with a walk.  Jhonatan Ramos pitched a shutout inning, allowing two hits and striking out one.

GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)

The GCL Pirates lost to the GCL Blue Jays 2-0.  Jarryd Sullivan pitched three shutout innings, allowing four hits, one walk, and striking out one.  Emmanuel De Leon pitched a shutout inning, allowing a hit and striking out two.  Bryton Trepagnier pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit, three walks, and no strikeouts.  Yomar Pacheco pitched two innings, allowing two runs on a hit, with two walks and two strikeouts.

Justin Howard went 1-for-4 with a double.  Jorge Bishop went 1-for-3 with a double.  Those were the only hits by the Pirates.

DSL PIRATES (RK)

The DSL Pirates lost to the DSL Royals 5-4 in a game that was completed in the sixth inning.  Arquimedes Lorenzo pitched four innings, allowing three runs on two hits, with three walks and two strikeouts.  Cristopher Richardson pitched 1.1 innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on one hit, with three walks and two strikeouts.

Jesus Vasquez went 2-for-3 with two doubles.  Jodaneli Carvajal went 1-for-2 with two runs, a walk, and his 23rd stolen base of the season.  Luis Urena went 2-for-3 with a run and a stolen base.  Alen Hanson went 1-for-3 with a run.

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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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