Heredia pitched two shutout innings today.

Today, I went to watch the Pirates' Gulf Coast League game, mainly to watch Luis Heredia, the now-17-year old Pirates' prized pitcher. I left the game impressed with the display of offense I saw from the Baby Bucs.

Heredia had mixed results. His first pitch of the game resulted in a perfect drag bunt single by the Phillies' leadoff hitter. His second pitch resulted in a caught stealing due to a great throw by Jonathan Schwind, the Pirates' 41st round pick this year. Two pitches later, Heredia got a weak grounder to second base. And two pitches after that, the Phillies' #3 hitter looped an opposite field single down the right field line. Wily Garcia picked the ball up and had a nice one-hop throw to second base to nail the batter trying to st...

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