AFL Weekly Recap: Santos is Hitting Well, While Curry is Struggling

Here are the results from the Pirates prospects in the Arizona Fall League this week.

**Matt Curry went 1-for-14 with three walks and three strikeouts. Curry is hitting for a .200/.265/.267 line in 45 at-bats on the AFL season, with a 4:14 BB/K ratio.

**Adalberto Santos went 5-for-15 with a double, a homer, three walks, and two stolen bases. Santos is hitting for a .265/.405/.412 line in 34 at-bats with an 8:4 BB/K ratio and four stolen bases in four attempts.

**Gift Ngoepe went 0-for-10 with two walks and four strikeouts. He’s looked over-matched in the AFL, with two hits in 25 at-bats, and a .418 OPS. This is his first experience against upper level talent, as he spent all of last year in high-A.

**Vic Black pitched twice. In his first outing he pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit and striking out one. In his second outing he only got one out, giving up three runs on two walks and two hits.

**Kyle Kaminska threw four innings on Tuesday, giving up four runs (one earned) on seven hits, with a walk and four strikeouts. Pitch F/X for the start can be found here.

**Brandon Cumpton made three appearances, combining for five shutout innings. He gave up three hits, no walks, and struck out four.

**Tyler Waldron made two appearances. He threw a shutout inning in his first appearance, walking two. In his second appearance he gave up two runs on a walk and two hits in one inning. Waldron has struggled with his control, with a 3:6 K/BB ratio in five innings so far.

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, 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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