Pirates

Pirates Farm Report

By: Mike Vukovcan
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Mr. High School Sports is taking time to salute some of the WPIAL’s top regular season performers, including the batting champ in baseball, and the strikeout queen in softball…

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- As the Pirates finished up the first half of the season, here’s a look at how the Bucs farm clubs performed on Sunday.

PIRATES FARM REPORT:

Indianapolis (AAA) beat Louisville, 5-3 in 10 innings:
*SS Jordy Mercer: 1-3, 2 runs, HR (#2), 2 walks, SB (#1) (.231 average)
*LF John Bowker: 1-5, HR (#9), 2 RBI (#50)
*3B Pedro Alvarez: 1-4 (.261 average)
*1B Matt Hague: 0-3, walk (.321 average)
*CF Gorkys Hernandez: 0-4 (.289 average)
*SP Garret Olson: 4.2 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 5 BB, 3 K, 1 HR (2.37 ERA)
*RP Mike Crotta: .1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K (2.89 ERA)
*RP Steven Jackson: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (3.86 ERA)

Altoona (AA) lost to Bowie, 9-4:
*LF Quincy Latimore: 1-5, Double (#18), 3 K (.218 average)
*SS Brock Holt: 2-4, Double (#17), Walk (.288 average)
*RF Andrew Lambo: 2-3, RBI (#12) (.246 average)
*C Tony Sanchez: 0-4 (.241 average)
*1B Matt Curry: 1-5 (.259 average)
*SP Aaron Pribanic: 5 IP, 9 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (4.37 ERA)
*RP Joe Beimel: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER (0.00 ERA)

Bradenton (High A) lost to Lakeland, 6-5:
*RF Robbie Grossman: 1-4, RBI (#30), Walk (.280 average)
*3B Steve Pearce: 0-2, walk
*1B Aaron Baker: 1-4, HR (#12), RBI (#65) (.291 average)
*CF Evan Chambers: 2-4 (.219 average)
*SP Brian Leach: 2 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (9.22 ERA)
*RP Diego Moreno: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
*RP Duke Welker: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K (2.55 ERA)

West Virginia (Low A) lost to Hagerstown, 8-2:
*SS Andrew Maggi: 1-4 (.261 average)
*CF Mel Rojas, Jr: 0-4 (.255 average)
*DH Cole White: 1-4, Double (#6) (.300 average)
*RF Dan Grovatt: 0-3 (.281 average)
*SP Tyler Waldron: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 5 K (4.48 ERA)
*RP Brook Pounders: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (4.79 ERA)