Spikes Overrun By Late ‘Cutters Rally in 9-5 Defeat

SPIKES OVERRUN BY LATE ‘CUTTERS RALLY IN 9-5 DEFEAT BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE – Cole White accounted for four of the State College Spikes’ five runs, but a six-run eighth inning propelled the Williamsport Crosscutters to a 9-5 win at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Wednesday night. White’s two-run double in the third inning, coupled with the runs he scored in the third and in the fifth, helped put State College (20-19) ahead,...

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Notes: Brian Bixler, Tim Alderson, Tony Sanchez, Nathan Baker, Kevin Decker

A bunch of bad news today, although we do get to end on a good note… -First, the Pirates have reacquired Brian Bixler from the Cleveland Indians.  The Pirates traded Bixler back in January, and received Jesus Brito in return.  They got him back for a player to be named later, to serve as AAA depth.  Apparently the team was lacking strikeouts and bad defense. -To make room for Jeff Locke’s promotion to AA,...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/11/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis beat Toledo 6-4.  Dana Eveland got the start, but had a short outing, allowing two runs on four hits in 1.2 innings, with a walk and two strikeouts.  Eveland left early due to a rain delay that lasted for just over an hour in the bottom of the second.  Jeremy Powell pitched 5.1 innings in relief, allowing two runs on two hits, with three walks and three strikeouts.  Brian...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/1/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost to Columbus 6-1.  Jeremy Powell pitched five innings, allowing five runs on seven hits, with four walks and two strikeouts.  Chris Jakubauskas made a rehab appearance, allowing one run on four hits in 2.1 innings, with a walk and two strikeouts.  Daniel Moskos got the final two outs in the eighth inning, striking out two batters, but not before allowing one inherited runner...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/21/10

The GCL Pirates started their season today. INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 2-0 to Durham.  Daniel McCutchen pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with a walk and four strikeouts.  Vinnie Chulk pitched a shutout inning, allowing one hit.  Wilfredo Ledezma pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit and striking out three. The Indianapolis offense was held to just one hit.  That...

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