Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/26/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

Jakubauskas

GAME STORY

Indianapolis beat Toledo 2-1.  Chris Jakubauskas (W, 1-3, 3.98) pitched five innings, allowing one run on three hits, with a walk and five strikeouts.  Brian Bass (3.75) pitched two perfect innings with a strikeout.  Steven Jackson (3.93) pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Jean Machi (SV, 20, 4.28) pitched a shutout inning, allowing two hits and striking out one.

John Bowker (.329) went 1-for-3 with a triple and a run.  Akinori Iwamura (.255) went 2-for-4.  Brandon Moss (.261) went 1-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base.  Pedro Ciriaco (.275) went 1-for-3 with a run and a stolen base.

ALTOONA CURVE (AA)

Owens

Altoona finished up a suspended game with Richmond from July 12th, losing the game 9-6.  Tim Alderson took the loss, although he obviously pitched on July 12th, and not tonight, as he was pitching in Bradenton in high-A tonight, where he was credited with a win.  Pretty eventful night for a pitcher when he’s credited with a win and a loss for two different teams, in two different leagues.

Altoona won their regular game against Richmond 5-1.  Rudy Owens (W, 11-6, 2.56) pitched six shutout innings, allowing two hits, one walk, and striking out five.  Daniel Moskos (1.45) allowed a run on one hit and two walks in an inning of work, with two strikeouts.

Chase d’Arnaud (.243) went 1-for-4 with a homer (4) and three RBIs.  Jordy Mercer (.276) went 2-for-3.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)

Alderson

Bradenton swept a double header against St. Lucie.  Bradenton won game one 10-1.  Tim Alderson (W, 4-2, 6.89) pitched 5.2 shutout innings, allowing four hits, no walks, and striking out six.  Casey Erickson (3.67) pitched 1.1 innings, allowing one run on two hits, with no walks and two strikeouts.

Starling Marte (.331) went 2-for-3 with a double and a triple, plus a walk and two RBIs.  Quincy Latimore (.262) went 1-for-2 with a homer (18), two runs, and two RBIs.  Calvin Anderson (.267) went 1-for-4 with a grand slam (11).  Shelby Ford (.222) went 1-for-4 with a solo homer (2).

Bradenton won game two 4-1.  Aaron Pribanic (W, 7-6, 3.40) pitched six innings, allowing a run on six hits, with no walks and three strikeouts.  Noah Krol (SV, 32, 3.28) pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.

Robbie Grossman (.241) went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs.  Marte went 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI, and a stolen base (18).

WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)

Lorin

West Virginia lost to Augusta 18-1.  Brett Lorin (L, 1-3, 5.51) pitched 1.2 innings, allowing eight runs, three earned, on seven hits, with no walks or strikeouts.  Marc Baca (5.40) pitched three innings, allowing two runs on four hits, with two walks and three strikeouts.  Mike Williams (4.50) allowed seven runs on eight hits in 1.2 innings.  Gabriel Alvarado (4.42) pitched 1.2 innings, allowing a run on two hits.

Jose Hernandez (.280) went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.  Elevys Gonzalez (.277) went 1-for-4.  Jesus Brito (.191) went 1-for-4 with a double.

STATE COLLEGE SPIKES (A, Short Season)

Cain

GAME STORY

State College beat Mahoning Valley 10-1.  Colton Cain (W, 1-1, 3.67) pitched five innings, allowing a run on one hit, with two walks and six strikeouts.  Casey Sadler (3.00) pitched two shutout innings, allowing two hits, no walks and striking out two.  Ryan Beckman (4.93) pitched two perfect innings.

Adalberto Santos (.317) went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo homer (3).  Chase Lyles (.236) went 1-for-4 with a grand slam (6).  Drew Maggi (.167) went 0-for-4 with a walk, three runs, and two steals.

GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)

The GCL Pirates lost to the GCL Tigers 6-1.  Cliff Archibald (L, 0-3, 5.40) pitched three innings, allowing six runs, five earned, on eight hits, with a walk and two strikeouts.  Bryton Trepagnier (4.74) pitched two shutout innings, allowing a hit, two walks, and striking out three.  Joan Montero (3.13) pitched three shutout innings, allowing two hits, no walks, and striking out three.

Eric Avila (.277) went 1-for-4 with a double.  Jorge Bishop (.266) went 1-for-3 with a solo homer (4).

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