Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/13/11

DAILY SUMMARY

Top Pitcher: Brad Lincoln (6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Calvin Anderson (2-for-4, 2B, HR, RBI)

Home Runs: Calvin Anderson (10), Evan Chambers (3)

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA)

Lincoln allowed one run in six innings.

Box Score

Result: Gwinnett 2, Indianapolis 0

Starting Pitcher: Brad Lincoln (6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Corey Wimberly (2-for-2, 2B, BB)

Notes: Brad Lincoln (5-6, 4.09) pitched six innings, allowing one run on five hits, with two walks and four strikeouts.  Anthony Claggett (1.42) pitched 1.1 innings, allowing a run on two hits.  Justin Thomas (4.40) pitched 1.2 perfect innings with two strikeouts.

Corey Wimberly (.236) went 2-for-2 with a double and a walk.  Gorkys Hernandez (.262) went 1-for-3 with a stolen base.  Alex Presley (.340) went 1-for-4.

ALTOONA CURVE (AA)

Altoona was off today.

BRADENTON MARAUDERS (A+)

Anderson hit his 10th homer of the year.

Box Score

Result: Fort Myers 5, Bradenton 3

Starting Pitcher: Nathan Baker (1.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Calvin Anderson (2-for-4, 2B, HR, RBI)

Notes: Nathan Baker (3-4, 4.31) was chased early, due to errors.  Baker pitched 1.1 innings, allowing four runs, one earned, on three hits, with two walks and two strikeouts.  Eliecer Navarro (6.35) pitched 3.2 innings, allowing a run on four hits, with no walks and four strikeouts.  Zach Foster (0.00) pitched three shutout innings, allowing just one walk, and striking out one.

Calvin Anderson (.233) went 2-for-4 with a double and his tenth homer of the year.  Evan Chambers (.192) went 1-for-4 with a homer.  Aaron Baker (.279) and Elevys Gonzalez (.316) each had two hits.  Robbie Grossman (.278) went 1-for-4 with a walk and his 14th stolen base of the year.

WEST VIRGINIA POWER (A)

Castro made his US debut tonight.

Box Score

Result: Greensboro 5, West Virginia 0

Starting Pitcher: Tyler Waldron (4.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR)

Top Hitter: Mel Rojas Jr. (1-for-3)

Notes: Tyler Waldron (5-3, 4.02) pitched four innings, allowing five runs on six hits, with a walk and a strikeout.  Victor Black (0.00) pitched a shutout inning, allowing two walks and striking out two.  Orlando Castro (0.00) made his US debut, pitching three shutout innings, allowing two hits and one walk.  Castro pitched 54 innings in the VSL in 2010, with a 1.17 ERA and a 34:14 K/BB ratio.

West Virginia was held to just one hit.  Mel Rojas Jr. (.247) got the lone hit, going 1-for-3.

DSL Pirates (RK)

Box Score

Result: Pirates 6, Rays 4

Starting Pitcher: Clario Perez (5.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Diego Goris (2-for-5, 2 RBI, SB)

Notes: Diego Goris (.357) went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a stolen base.  Yefaine Gerald (.348) went 1-for-4 with a double and a run.  Jhoanel Jimenez (.563) went 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.

VSL Pirates (RK)

Box Score

Result: Pirates 3, Phillies 2

Starting Pitcher: Luis Rico (1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 0 HR)

Top Hitter: Jose Salazar (2-for-4, RBI)

Notes: Jose Salazar (.254) went 2-for-4 with an RBI.  Luis Sucre (.250) went 1-for-1 with three walks.  Edgard Munoz (.368) went 1-for-4 with his 10th stolen base of the season.

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Lee Young

Love the new pic of Calvin A. :-}

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