Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Big Night For Henry Davis & More

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Double-A Altoona secures a 1-run victory

It was an offensive first game for the Double-A Altoona Curve on Friday night. This slugfest saw the Curve come out on top by a score of 8-7. With the win, the Curve are now 32-35 on the season.

Right fielder Matt Fraizer was 2-for-6 with 2 runs scored at the top of the Curve lineup. Liover Peguero was 2-for-5, as he stays hot after returning to the Curve following a short stint with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Matt Gorski was 1-for-3 with a RBI and 2 walks.

2021 no. 1 overall draft pick Henry Davis started at designated hitter. Davis was 2-for-4 with a double, 2 RBI and a walk. Andres Alvarez was 1-for-3 with 2 walks, and Jared Triolo was 0-for-2 with 3 walks.

Aaron Shortridge started for the Curve but struggled. He allowed 4 runs on 4 hits, a walk, a home run, and 2 strikeouts in 2 innings pitched. Bear Bellomy allowed 2 runs on 5 hits, no walks and 2 strikeouts in 3 innings pitched.

Tahnaj Thomas pitched 2 scoreless innings. He allowed a hit, did not walk a batter and struck out 3. Omar Cruz and Tyler Samaniego followed. Cruz allowed  run on 2 hits and a strikeout, while Samaniego pitched a 1-2-3 inning.