Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Report – August 10th

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Apr 15, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates baseball equipment sits in the dugout cubicle before the game against the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Double-A Altoona Curve

The Altoona Curve went 3-3 over the last week. The Curve dropped the first two games of the series with the New Britain Rock Cats before winning the series finale. Then, the Curve came home and took two of three over the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Eastern League West Division standings:

Bowie Baysox – 64-49

Akron RubberDucks – 61-54

Altoona Curve – 61-54

Richmond Flying Squirrels – 58-55

Harrisburg Senators – 56-59

Erie SeaWolves – 45-68

Players on the move:

RHP Adam Miller was sent from the Altoona Curve to the Indianapolis Indians on 8-9-2015.

Players that stood out:

LHP Steven Brault picked up his sixth win this week. He went seven innings, allowing five hits, one walk and seven strike outs.

INF Adam Frazier had four hits, one RBI, three walks and one strikeout. He saw his average drop to .341.

OF Mel Rojas Jr is hitting .243. He collected four hits, two stolen bases, four walks and struck out five times this week.

2B Max Moroff saw his average drop to .305. He collected two hits, including a home run, one RBI, five walks and seven strikeouts.

OF Stetson Allie had three hits, one walks, three strikeouts and saw his average rise slightly to .202.

INF Jose Osuna had three hits and four strikeouts. He is now hitting  .298.

RHP Jason Creasy suffered a loss this week while going six innings, allowing two earned runs on three hits, two walks and five strikeouts.

RHP Chad Kuhl did not have a start this week.

LHP Zack Dodson suffered two losses this week. He went a combined 10.1 innings, allowing eighteen hits, seven earned runs, and five strike outs.

A look at next week:

The Curve will enjoy the day off on Monday. The Curve remain home for a three game series with the Binghamton Mets. Then they will head to Richmond for a three game weekend series with the Flying Squirrels.

We now heat up as we head south for a look at the Advanced A Bradenton Marauders.

Next: Fly South to Bradenton

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