Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/9/11


Top Pitcher: Quinton Miller (7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Calvin Anderson (3-for-4, HR, RBI)

Home Runs: Jeremy Farrell (5), Quincy Latimore (6), Calvin Anderson (9)


Presley went 2-for-4.

Box Score

Result: Buffalo 15, Indianapolis 2

Starting Pitcher: Sean Gallagher (6.0 IP, 9 H, 9 R, 8 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 2 HR)

Top Hitter: Alex Presley (2-for-4, R)

Notes: Indianapolis had a horrible loss today.  Sean Gallagher (1-8, 7.06) pitched six innings, allowing nine runs, eight earned, on nine hits, with three walks and four strikeouts.  Dan Meyer (7.45) didn’t allow a hit in 1.1 innings, but allowed five runs, mostly due to six walks, a hit batter, and a wild pitch.  Shelby Ford (13.50) even came on to pitch, getting the last two outs in the eighth, but allowing one run, as well as three inherited runners to score.

Alex Presley (.338) went 2-for-4 with a run.  John Bowker (.327) went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.  Gorkys Hernandez (.263) went 2-for-4 with a double.


Farrell went 2-for-3 with a homer.

Box Score

Result: Altoona 5, Erie 4

Starting Pitcher: Michael Colla (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2 HR)

Top Hitter: Jeremy Farrell (2-for-3, HR, BB)

Notes: Check out Kevin Creagh’s live report from the game.


Anderson hit his ninth homer of the year tonight.

Box Score

Result: Bradenton 4, Jupiter 0

Starting Pitcher: Quinton Miller (7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Calvin Anderson (3-for-4, HR, RBI)

Notes: Quinton Miller (4-5, 6.34) had a great start, pitching seven shutout innings, allowing five hits, two walks, and striking out five.  Duke Welker (3.18) and Ryan Beckman (4.58) each pitched a shutout inning with one strikeout.

Calvin Anderson (.219) went 3-for-4 with a homer, his ninth of the year.  Ramon Cabrera (.331) went 2-for-5.  Evan Chambers (.197) went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.  Kelson Brown (.232) went 2-for-2 with a double.


West Virginia was suspended in the fifth inning due to rain. Jameson Taillon got the start tonight. Check out John Dreker’s live recap of his start.

DSL Pirates (RK)

Box Score

Result: Pirates 3, Red Sox 2

Starting Pitcher: Jimy Hernandez (3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Yefaine Gerald (3-for-4, BB, RBI, 2 SB)

Notes: Yefaine Gerald (.385) went 3-for-4 with a walk and two stolen bases.  Raul Fortunato (.290) went 2-for-4.

VSL Pirates (RK)

The VSL Pirates were postponed tonight.

Prospect Watch

  • I wonder how much longer Gallagher will take up a rotation spot.

    And now we now why Meyer was released. I actually liked the pickup at the time, but now……..

    And when do we get a new pic of Calvin A? lol