The Altoona Curve split a double header with the Richmond Flying Squirrels tonight, losing game one 6-2, then winning game two 4-3.  Kyle McPherson started game one, and had a rough outing.  Aaron Pribanic started game two, striking out eight batters, but also getting hit around a bit.  Below are a few impressions from tonight's games.

McPherson didn't have his best start of the year

Kyle McPherson

Kyle McPherson had a rough first inning, giving up three of his four runs.  He gave up a leadoff double, then two runs scored on a Little League home run.  McPherson gave up a single to Francisco Peguero, which got past center fielder Starling Marte, allowing the runner to advance to third.  The throw came in to the cut-off man, Josh Rodriguez, who threw wild to Jeremy Farrell at th...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail