Pirates

Pirates Farm Report

By: Mike Vukovcan
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A couple of Class AAAA baseball teams posted important wins last week, while two of the most talented softball pitchers in the WPIAL continued their dominance.

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- It was a good night for one of the Pirates top pitching prospects as he throws a one-hitter. Here’s a look at our daily Pirates Farm Report.

Indianapolis (AAA) beats Durham, 9-6:
*1B Matt Hague: 4 for 5, 2 runs, HR (#3), 3B, 3 RBI (.285 average)
*3B Josh Harrison: 2-4, 2 RBI (.347 average)
*Chase d’Arnaud: 2-3, 1 run, RBI
*LF John Bowker: 3-5, 2 runs, 3B, 2 2B’s, 2 RBI
*CF Alex Presley: 1-4, BB (.351)
*Justin Wilson: 7 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K’s 5 Walks

Altoona (AA) beat Erie, 7-2:
*2B Brock Holt: 2-4, 2B, Run, (.288)
*CF Starling Marte: 1-4 (.326)
*SS Jordy Mercer: 1-3, Run, 3 RBI
*C Tony Sanchez: 0-4, Run (.258)
*Aaron Thompson: 5 IP, 9 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K,
*Michael DuBee: 2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K’s

Bradenton (High A) beat Tampa, 6-2:
*2B Jarek Cunningham: 2-5, Run, 3B (.285 Average)
*C Ramon Cabera: 2-4, 2 Runs (.444 Average)
*3B Elevys Gonzalez: 3-3, 2B, Run (.333 Average)
*CF David Rubinstein: 2-3, 2 Runs, (.361 Average) 11th Round Pick in 2008
*Quinton Miller: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
*Jhonathan Ramos: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

West Virginia (Low A) lost to Charleston, 5-4:
*2B Gift Ngoede: 3-5, Run
*1B Matt Curry: 0-3, (.366 Average)
*CF Mel Rojas, Jr: 0-4 (.281 Average)
*Zack Dodson: 5.2 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (3.12 ERA) 4th Round Pick In 2009

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