If you have not taken notice of Mike Burrows yet it’s time that you do
Stop me if you have heard this before, but Mike Burrows turned in a dominant performance for the Altoona Curve on Sunday afternoon. Burrows continues to show why he is one of the Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospects, as he allowed a hit, walked a batter and struck out 6 in 4 scoreless innings pitched.
In 6 starts this season Burrows has a 1.35 ERA to go with 35 strikeouts just 7 walks and a single home run allowed in 26.2 innings pitched. If Burrows continues to pitch this way he will be pitching for Triple-A Indy soon.
Led by the start by Burrows the Curve defeated the Erie Seawolves on Sunday afternoon 3-1. With the victory the Curve improved to 12-15 on the season. After Will Koobs allowed a run in 2/3 of an innings pitched, Zach Matson, Travis MacGregor and Colin Selby combined to allow just 2 hits and strikeout 6 batters in 4.1 scoreless innings pitched.
Third baseman Jared Triolo was 1-for-3 with a walk at the top of the Curve lineup. Nick Gonzales was 0-for-2 and drew a pair of walks. Liover Peguero and Matt Fraizer both went 1-for-4 with a run scored, Fraizer also drove in a run. First baseman Brendt Citta was 1-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI.