Pirates

Alvarez Homers Again

By: Mike Vukovcan
(Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The best news for the Pirates last night was that Pedro Alvarez remains hot with AAA Indianapolis.

For the second straight game, Alvarez hit a home run for Indianapolis.

PIRATES FARM REPORT:

Indianapolis (AAA) beat Charlotte, 4-3:
*3B Pedro Alvarez: 3-4, HR, (.310 Average)
*DH Matt Hague: 2-4 (.321 Average)
*SS Ronny Cedeno: 1-3, Triple, RBI
*LF John Bowker: 2-4 (.309 Average)
*1B Steve Pearce: 0-4 (.273 Average)
*SP Brian Burress: 3.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Altoona (AA) lost to Akron, 4-3:
*CF Starling Marte: 2-5, Triple, 3 K’s (.307 Average)
*2B Brock Holt: 0-5 (.286 Average)
*RF Andrew Lambo: 1-4, 2 RBI (.239 Average)
*C Tony Sanchez: 3-4, Double (.243 Average)
*1B Matt Curry: 2-4, 2 Doubles (.267 Average)
*SP Jeff Locke: 5 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K’s

Bradenton (High A) beat Daytona, 10-5
*RF Robbie Grossman: 2-4, HR (#7), RBI, Walk (.284 Average)
*DH Adalberto Santos: 2-5, 2 RBI (#24) (.312 Average)
*CF Evan Chambers: 3-3, 2 runs, 2 HR’s (#9), 2 Walks (.227 Average)
*3B Elvys Gonzalez: 2-5, 2 Runs, RBI (#54) (.298 Average)
*SP Brandon Cumpton: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (5.06 ERA)

West Virginia (Low) beat Charleston, 3-2:
*SP Zach Fuesser: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 ER (2.31 ERA)
*LF Andy Vasquez: 2-4 (.265 Average)
*OF Dan Grovatt: 1-3 (.281 Average)
*DH Cole White: 1-3, walk (.295 Average)

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