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Pirates farm report

| Tuesday, April 25, 2006

A look at how the Pirates' farm teams fared in games played on Monday:

INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 9-9) had its game at Columbus (Yankees) suspended due to a power outage. The game was tied, 2-2, in the top of the fifth when play was stopped. The game will be completed as part of a doubleheader tomorrow.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 13-5) lost, 10-2, at home against Portland (Red Sox). RHP Matt Peterson (2-1) allowed six earned runs in 52/3 innings. CF Vic Buttler hit a solo home run in the first inning. LF Rafael Alvarez was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

LYNCHBURG (High Single-A, 8-9) lost, 5-1, at Kinston (Indians). RHP Wardell Starling allowed one run on three hits in five innings. RHP Ramon Linares (2-1) took the loss in relief, giving up a walk-off grand slam with one out in the ninth. DH Antonio Sucre scored the lone Lynchburg run on an error.

HICKORY (Low Single-A, 6-11) lost, 11-6, at Greensboro (Marlins). RHP Joe Bauserman lasted only two innings, giving up six runs, two earned. RHP Jean Garavito (0-3) allowed one run in four innings of relief. CF Andrew McCutchen and 1B Steven Pearce each hit two-run homers.

WILLIAMSPORT (Single-A short season) opens its season June 20 at State College (Cardinals.)

BRADENTON (Rookie) opens its season June 20 at home against the Gulf Coast League Red Sox.

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