Greensboro is playing for the title – Pirates Prospects



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Greensboro faces the decisive game for the High A East title. Indianapolis is gone again.


Season preview

Box score

Start mug: (Statistics for all starting pitchers will be added after the game)

Remarkable achievements: (Statistics for the top prospects will be published after the game)

Game summary: (all summaries will be published as soon as the games are completed)

Indianapolis is out.


(7:35 pm)

Season preview

Box score

Start mug: Michael Burrows (2-2, 2.20, 0.90 WHIP, 12.1 K / 9)

Remarkable achievements:

Game summary:


(10.30 a.m.)

Box score

Start mug: Yoldin De La Paz 5.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

Remarkable accomplishments:

Enmanuel Terrero 1-4, BB

Javier Rivas 2-5

Shalin Polanco 0-5

Omar Alfonzo 1-3, HR (1), BB

Jesus Castillo 2-3, BB

Game summary:

The black team (33-21) ended a game that was suspended after two and a half innings on August 10. They were 1-0 down and ultimately lost 6-2 against the Red Sox Blue. Yoldin De La Paz started the game a long time ago and came back to continue. He ended up with five and two-thirds and only gave up one deserved run, but two unearned runs cost him the loss. Javier Rivas and Jesus Castillo each had two hits. Catcher Omar Alfonzo hit his second home run (the boxing score says it was his first, which it would have been if he hit him back on Aug 10, but he hit him today so it was his second no matter how you look at it)). Osvaldo Gavilan had a triple.

The two teams had planned a game for today, but it was canceled.


(10.30 a.m.)

Box score

Start mug: Andres Silvera 4.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Remarkable achievements:

Rodolfo De La Cruz 1-4, 3B

Jeral Toledo 0-3, SF

Juan Machado 2-3

Game summary:

The Gold team (18-36) lost to the Orange Giants, 6-3, in eight innings. Andres Silvera started and gave up three runs, all undeserved, in four and two-thirds innings. Weslyn Toussaint gave up the three runs in the eighth. Juan Machado had two of the team’s six goals. Rodolfo De La Cruz had the only additional base hit, a triple.



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