Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Henry Davis Gets on Base Four More Times & More
By Marty Leap
Altoona jumps out to early lead, blows out Bowie
Wednesday night the Double-A Altoona Curve score 3 runs in the top of the 1st inning. This was the start of the Curve offense having a big night in an 11-2 vicotry over the Bowie Baysox. This win improved the Curve to 16-17 on the seaosn.
Liover Peguero walked to start the game. This singled was followed by back-to-back singled by Lolo Sanchez and Henry Davis to load the bases with no one out. Matt Gorski and Jacob Gonzalez hit sacrifice flies, Drew Maggi doubled, and the Curve led 3-0.
Peguero finished the game 2-for-5 with a walk, his 11th double of the season, two RBI, and two runs scored. Sanchez was 2-for-6 with a RBI and two runs scored, while Davis went 2-for-4 with a pair of walks and runs scored.
Gorski was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Maggi had two hits, as did outfielder Fabricio Macias. Macias drew a walk, scored a run, and drove in a run. Gonzalez finished 1-for-3 with his sac fly, a walk, two RBI, and a run scored.
Sean Sullivan started for Altoona and keeps pitching well. In 6 innings pitched, Sullivan allowed 2 runs on two hits, three walks, and six strikeouts. Sullivan now owns a 2.28 ERA and an 11:24 BB:K ratio in 27.2 innings pitched this season.