Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/4/10


Indianapolis was off today.


Altoona beat Akron 5-1.  Rudy Owens pitched six innings, allowing a run on one hit, with no walks and four strikeouts.  Tom Boleska pitched three shutout innings, allowing a walk and a hit, and striking out two.

Chase d’Arnaud went 3-for-4 with a run and a stolen base.  Andrew Lambo went 2-for-4 with a walk and a run.  Matt Hague went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI.  Kris Watts went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and an RBI.  Miles Durham went 2-for-4 with a double and a run.


Bradenton lost to Brevard County 5-4.  Nathan Adcock pitched five innings, allowing four runs, three earned, on seven hits, with two walks and four strikeouts.  Duke Welker pitched two innings, allowing an unearned run on no hits and three walks, with two strikeouts.  Craig Hansen pitched two shutout innings, allowing three hits and striking out one.

Adam Davis went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI.  James Skelton went 3-for-4 with a double and a run.  Jordan Newton went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.  Erik Huber went 1-for-2 with two RBIs.  Starling Marte went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base.


West Virginia was postponed.



State College lost to Staten Island 10-0.  Tyler Waldron went five innings, allowing five runs, two earned, on five hits, with a walk and two strikeouts.  Brooks Pounders pitched three innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with a walk and a strikeout.  Sandobal Septimo pitched an inning, allowing three runs on four hits, with no walks and one strikeout.

State College only had one hit, and that was from Kelson Brown, who went 1-for-3.  Matt Curry set a State College record by walking four times.

GCL Pirates (RK, Short Season)

The GCL Pirates lost to the GCL Blue Jays 2-1.  Kevin Kleis pitched three shutout innings, allowing one hit, one walk, and striking out five.  Bryton Trepagnier pitched three innings, allowing one run on five hits, with no walks and one strikeout.  Joan Montero pitched 2.2 innings, allowing a run on four hits, with two walks and three strikeouts.

Jeremy Farrell made a rehab appearance, going 1-for-3 with a solo homer.  2010 24th round pick Justin Howard made his debut, going 2-for-4 with a double.  Exicardo Cayonez went 1-for-4 with a triple.


The VSL Pirates were postponed.


The DSL Pirates lost to the DSL Mets2 4-1 in seven innings.  Arquimedes Lorenzo pitched 4.2 innings, allowing four runs on five hits, with four walks and five strikeouts.  Yoan Gonzalez pitched 2.1 shutout innings, allowing two hits, one walk, and striking out one.

Jodaneli Carvajal went 1-for-2 with a run and a stolen base, his 18th of the season.  Samuel Gonzalez went 2-for-3.

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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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