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Pirates Farm Report

By: Mike Vukovcan
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Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Third baseman Pedro Alvarez is one step closer to returning to the Pirates as he’s been moved to AAA Indianapolis. Alvarez had a nice debut with Indy, check it out in the Tuesday morning Pirate Farm Report.

PIRATES FARM REPORT:

Indianapolis (AAA) lost to Toledo, 2-1:
*CF Gorkys Hernandez: 0-5, 4 strikeouts (.293 average)
*DH Pedro Alvarez: 2-4, 2 strikeouts
*1B Matt Hague: 0-2, 2 walks (.329 average)
*SS Jordy Mercer: 1-3, walk (.188 average)
*LF John Bowker: 1-4, 2 strikeouts (.295 average)
*SP Sean Gallagher: 5.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (5.69 ERA)
*RP Donnie Veal: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K’s (5.79 ERA)
*RP Mike Crotta: 1 IP, 0 ER, 0 ER (3.86 ERA)

Altoona lost to Akron, 7-1:
*CF Starling Marte: 0-3, walk (.319 average)
*SS Josh Rodrigez: 0-4, 2 strikeouts (.321 average)
*RF Andrew Lambo: 1-4, strikeout (.234 average)
*C Tony Sanchez: 1-4, strikeout (.249 average)
*1B Matt Curry: 1-4 (.262 average)
*RP Joe Beimel: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER
*SP Jeff Locke: 5 IP, 9 H, 6 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (4.57 ERA)
*RP Tim Alderson: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (2.74 ERA)

Bradenton (High A) lost to Palm Beach, 6-2:
*CF Robbie Grossman: 0-3, RBI, (.279 average)
*2B Jarek Cunningham: 1-5 (.266 average)
*1B Aaron Baker: 0-4 (.282 average)
*SP Brian Leach: 4 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 K (7.82 ERA)

West Virginia (Low A) lost to Lexington, 5-4:
*SP Jameson Taillon: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (2.74 ERA)
*RP Zack Von Rosenberg: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (7.23 ERA)
*RP Victor Black: 1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (2.25 ERA)