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Pirates farm report

The Tribune-Review
| Tuesday, July 22, 2003 12:00 a.m

A look at how the Pirates’ minor-league teams fared Sunday:

  • NASHVILLE (58-42) won its third consecutive game, a 6-4 decision at Omaha (Royals). Nelson Figueroa (11-5) started and won, allowing four runs and seven hits in five innings. He struck out three and walked one. Mark Corey earned his 27th save. SS Aaron Holbert was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI. LF John Barnes hit a solo homer (No. 9). 3B Mike Gulan added a solo homer (No. 9).

  • ALTOONA (58-40) lost 7-6 in 10 innings at Erie (Tigers). Mike Johnston (5-2) lost in relief of starter Mike Connolly, who allowed four runs and six hits in four innings. He struck out five and walked one. RF Shawn Garrett was 3 for 4 with a double, triple and two RBI. SS Jose Castillo was 2 for 5 with a double and three RBI.

  • LYNCHBURG (51-42/14-13) lost 7-0 at home against Wilmington (Royals). Jose Lopez (3-3) started and lost, allowing five runs and eight hits in 5.2 innings. He struck out three and walked one.

  • HICKORY (63-34/21-9) won 8-3 at home against South Georgia (Dodgers). Nick Gravelle (8-4) started and won, allowing three runs and five hits in six innings. He struck out eight and walked four. CF Rajai Davis was 3 for 5 with two RBI. LF Jorge Cortes was 2 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI. 3B Chris Bass and RF Bobby Kingsbury each had two hits.

  • WILLAMSPORT (22-10) won 3-0 at home against Brooklyn (Mets). Alexander Lissir (2-1) started and won, allowing three hits in 7.1 innings. He struck out four and walked two. Jonathan Schneider earned his sixth save. 3B Mike Cockrell was 2 for 4 with a double and run scored. SS Javier Guzman homered (No. 2).

  • BRADENTON (17-11) lost 3-1 to the Gulf Coast League Phillies. John Hummel (3-2) lost in relief of starter Brian Holliday, who allowed one run and five hits in five innings. He struck out four and walked two. C J.R. House was 2 for 4.

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