Two major stories coming out of Altoona this season have been how good pitcher Stolmy Pimentel has been and how poorly the offense has swung the bat. Tonight, those stories were switched, with the line-up leading the way on a night when Pimentel struggled for the first time in 2013. The Curve beat the Richmond Squirrels 9-8, gathering 15 hits and taking advantage of three Richmond errors to score four unearned runs. Andrew Lambo, Mel Rojas, Jr., and Adalberto Santos each had three hits to lead the way for the Curve.
Stolmy Pimentel didn’t have his best outing tonight. Photo Credit: Mark Olson
Pimentel not sharp
Coming into today, right-handed pitcher Stolmy Pimentel had a league-leading 0.74 ERA, only surrendering three earned runs on the entire season. Tonight’s start would be a different story, as Pimentel struggled with command and control, leaving with only one out in the fourth inning and two runners aboard. His overall line finished 4.1 IP, 6 H, 6 ER, 5 BB, and 3 Ks, only...