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Pirates farm report

| Thursday, July 27, 2006

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

INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 57-45) won, 4-0, at Norfolk (Mets). SP Britt Reams pitched 52/3 scoreless innings, allowing four hits and striking out five to record his fourth win of the season. CF Chris Duffy went 1 for 5 with an RBI and improved his batting average to .356.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 60-42) won, 7-1, at home against Harrisburg (Nationals). Landon Jacobsen improved to 11-7 on the season after allowing one run on five hits in seven innings of work. 2B Javier Guzman and CF Vic Buttler each finished 2 for 4 with a pair of RBI.

LYNCHBURG (High Single-A, 9-21 second half) won, 5-2, at Winston-Salem (White Sox). LF Michael Carlin got his 10th home run of the season with a three-run shot in the sixth inning. Luis Munoz picked up his first victory of the year, giving up two runs in 62/3 innings of work.

HICKORY (Low Single-A, 17-16 second half) won, 9-3, at Columbus (Dodgers). RF Brad Corley went 3 for 4 with four RBI, including a two-run home run in the ninth. SP Jared Hughes got his second win of the season, pitching five innings, striking out six and allowing two runs on five hits.

WILLIAMSPORT (Single-A short season, 10-22) lost, 7-5, at home against Oneonta (Tigers). Michael Crotta (0-3) gave up five runs on seven hits in four innings of relief work. LF Ryan Searage and 1B Kent Sakamoto produced Williamsport's only offense, each chipping in with a pair of RBI.

BRADENTON (Rookie, 16-15) lost, 5-3, at the Gulf Coast League Red Sox. Justin Byler had a pair of hits, including a double, and an RBI, and Yonelvy Canal was 1 for 3 with his eighth RBI of the season.

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