AFL Recap: Black Gets First Save

It was a slow night for the Pirates prospects in the AFL, but Scottsdale won 5-3.

**Matt Curry entered the game late, replacing Ricky Oropesa at first base. Curry went 0-for-1 at the plate.

**Vic Black came in to pitch the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead. Black gave up one hit, but got three outs for his first save in the AFL. He needed just 12 pitches to get through the inning. The first out came against Anthony Rendon.

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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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