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Pirates farm report

| Thursday, July 31, 2003

How the Pirates' minor league teams fared Tuesday:

  • Nashville (62-46) lost 5-2 at home against Albuquerque (Marlins). Ryan Vogelsong (10-7) started and lost, allowing two runs on six hits in four innings. He walked one and struck out five. CF Tony Alvarez went 2 for 4 with a double. RF J.J. Davis hit a solo homer (No. 21).

  • Altoona (60-47) lost 7-4 at home against New Britain (Twins). John VanBenschoten (5-2) started and lost, allowing six runs on 10 hits in five innings. He walked three and struck out three. RF Shawn Garrett went 3 for 4, including a double and a solo homer (No. 13). CF Chris Duffy went 2 for 4. 2B Jose Castillo hit a solo homer (No. 5).

  • Lynchburg (54-46) was rained out at Winston-Salem (White Sox).

  • Hickory (66-39) lost 5-3 at Delmarva (Orioles). Zach Duke (7-5) started and lost, allowing five runs on eight hits in six innings. DH Chris Bass went 3 for 4 with a triple. 1B Brad Eldred went 2 for 3 with a homer (No. 19) and two RBI. CF Rajai Davis had two hits.

  • Williamsport (26-14) had the day off.

  • Bradenton (21-14) lost 10-5 against the Yankees. David Davidson (0-2) lost in relief of starter Wardell Starling, who allowed two runs on five hits in six innings. 1B Mike Carlin went 3 for 5 with a triple and two RBI. C Francis Poni went 2 for 4 with an RBI.

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