AFL Recap: Five Pirates Prospects Get in to Game Action

The Pirates prospects had a busy day in the AFL, with five of the seven players making an appearance in tonight’s 6-5 victory for Scottsdale.

**Adalberto Santos hit second and played second base. He went 1-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base.

**Matt Curry was the DH and batted third. Curry went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

**Gift Ngoepe hit ninth and played shortstop. Ngoepe went 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts.

**Brandon Cumpton came on for an inning in relief in the sixth. He gave up two runs (one earned) on two walks and two hits, with no strikeouts.

**Vic Black pitched the ninth inning, giving up an unearned run on two hits. Scottsdale was already down by one at the time, but came back with two runs in the bottom of the frame to send it to extra innings.

Author: 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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