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It was a slow night for the Pirates prospects in the AFL, but Scottsdale won 5-3.
**Matt Curry entered the game late, replacing Ricky Oropesa at first base. Curry went 0-for-1 at the plate.
**Vic Black came in to pitch the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead. Black gave up one hit, but got three outs for his first save in the AFL. He needed just 12 pitches to get through the inning. The first out came against Anthony Rendon.
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The Pirates bullpen continued to be a strength for Pittsburgh again during the 2012 season. The 2011 bullpen finished with a 3.76 ERA, and were even better this year. The ‘pen finished with a combined 3.36 ERA — which finished ranked seventh in the National League (11th in the Majors). In the first half of the season, the relievers sported an impressive 2.59 mark. That number...
Here are the updates from the winter leagues over the last two days.
**Daniel McCutchen made his debut in the Dominican League on Sunday, throwing four innings in a start. McCutchen gave up one earned run on six hits and three walks in the four innings, striking out three. The lone run came in the third inning, when McCutchen gave up a leadoff double, and an RBI single three batters...
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Only two Pirates prospects got in to action today, as the Scottsdale Scorpions beat Salt River 1-0.
**Matt Curry went 1-for-4 with a double. It was the third double of the AFL season for Curry. He was batting fourth and playing first base.
**Adalberto Santos went 1-for-3 with a stolen base. Santos hit fifth and was the designated hitter.
Here are the results from the Pirates prospects in yesterday’s winter league action.
**Ramon Cabrera got his second start behind the plate, and went 0-for-4 with a walk.
**Anderson Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a double and two walks for the Tigers in the Dominican League.
**In the same game, Alen Hanson entered as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning and grounded out in his only...
The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 5-1 to Phoenix. Here is how the Pirates prospects did today.
**Matt Curry went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run. Curry started at first base and hit fourth, which has been a trend so far.
**Gift Ngoepe went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. He was playing second base tonight.
**Brandon Cumpton pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit, striking out two,...
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