Originally written August 22, 2013 on Pirates Prospects:
Jarek Cunningham picked up three hits tonight. Photo Credit: David Hague The Altoona Curve have found themselves in a late season swoon, losing to the Reading Fightins 8-0 on Wednesday night. They lost three of four to the Philadelphia Phillies’ AA affiliate in the series and five of six overall, scoring just seven runs in that span. “It’s just not being able to make adjustments,” Jarek Cunningham said about the lack of offense. “Last night and tonight we faced very similar pitching and we weren’t able to make adjustments and just played right into their hands both nights.” “I see a team a little bit desperate right now, swinging at too many pitches out of the strike zone,” manager Carlos Garcia said. “Probably in the back of their mind they want to maintain their numbers and try to be a little careful and they go out there and try to have a quality at-bat. I was disappointed with the lack of patience at the plate earlier in the game. When we got down eight runs, rather than take a ...
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