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Pirates farm report

| Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 68-76) won, 5-2, at Louisville (Reds). Left fielder Chris Duffy went 3 for 4 with a home run and two runs scored. Catcher Robinzon Diaz went 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI. Winning pitcher Daniel McCutchen (7-9, 4.03 ERA) went seven innings, allowing no runs and five hits while striking out nine.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 65-77) won, 8-2, against Reading (Phillies). Second baseman Shelby Ford went 3 for 4 with a double, two RBI and run scored. Shortstop Melvin Dorta went 3 for 4 with a double, RBI and two runs scored. Winning pitcher Derek Hankins (2-11, 4.54 ERA) went seven innings, allowing two runs and five hits.

LYNCHBURG (High-A, 58-80) won, 3-2, against Salem (Astros). Second baseman Matt Cavagnaro went 3 for 4. Third baseman Eddie Prasch went 2 for 3 with a double, RBI and run scored. Winning pitcher Derek Antelo (3-2, 6.34 ERA) went one inning, allowing one run and two hits.

HICKORY (Low-A, 52-87) won, 8-2, against Greenville (Red Sox). Third baseman Matt Hague went 3 for 4 with two RBI and a run scored. Right fielder Albert Laboy went 2 for 3 with a home run and two runs scored. Winning pitcher Duke Welker (4-13, 5.51 ERA) went five innings, allowing one run and three hits while striking out five.

STATE COLLEGE (SS-A, 16-53) lost, 13-0, against Batavia (Cardinals). Third baseman Matthew Payne went 1 for 3. Center fielder David Rubinstein went 1 for 3. Losing pitcher Leach (1-3, 4.20 ERA) went 3 1/3 innings, allowing six runs -- four earned -- and five hits.

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