WV Power Game Notes- 7/30/10

West Virginia Power (14-20, 45-59) at Lakewood BlueClaws (22-12, 64-40) Game 105 | July 30, 2010 | FirstEnergy Park | Lakewood, NJ Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Brett Lorin (1-0, 2.89) vs. RH Jonathan Pettibone (3-5, 4.08) Lorin- Allowed 2 R on 2 H with 2 BB and 4 K over 4.0 IP in 7/26-1 ND @ HAG (8-4 WVP) Pettibone- Allowed 2 R on 3 H with 0 BB and 3 K over 7.0 IP in 7/24 ND @ CSC (8-7 LWD in 18)...

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Altoona Notes: Jordy Mercer, Jeff Locke, Questions

I talked briefly with some of the Altoona players last night after the game.  Mostly I was touching base with them, and will be talking more with them prior to the games this weekend.  Two important topics I did discuss: -Jordy Mercer left Wednesday’s game in the second inning after colliding with Anthony Norman on a pop-up to left field.  Jordy said that his back was sore from the collision, but that he will be fine and that it...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/29/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) GAME STORY Indianapolis beat Syracuse 4-1.  Jeremy Powell pitched 8.2 innings, allowing one run on seven hits, with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Justin Thomas got the final out of the game for the save. Jim Negrych went 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, and two RBIs.  Brian Friday went 1-for-3 with two runs and two walks, plus a stolen base.  Doug Bernier went 1-for-2 with two walks, a run, and an RBI....

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Owens, Curve Catch Some Bad Breaks

You always hear the expression “he only threw one bad pitch” when a pitcher throws an excellent game, with his only blemish being a home run.  The problem with this phrase is that the pitcher probably threw a lot of bad pitches, but he only paid for one of them.  That wasn’t the case with Altoona Curve starter Rudy Owens tonight, as Altoona fell to Richmond 4-1. Owens was spectacular, with excellent control and...

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Powell, Negrych Lead Tribe to 4-1 Win Over Chiefs

POWELL, NEGRYCH LEAD TRIBE TO 4-1 WIN OVER CHIEFS Starter Tosses 8.2 Strong Innings, Third Baseman Drives in Two SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Starting pitcher Jeremy Powell allowed one run over 8.2 innings of dominant work and third baseman Jim Negrych turned a 12-pitch at-bat into a clutch two-out, two-run double as the Indianapolis Indians remained one half game out of the Wild Card lead with a 4-1 win over the Syracuse Chiefs on Thursday...

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