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June 8, 2013

Local baseball in brief 6/9/2013

JOHNSTOWN — BASEBALL

Cole to debut against Giants

CHICAGO – Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall selection by Pittsburgh in the 2011 draft, will make his major league debut Tuesday night when the Pirates host Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants.

The 22-year-old right-hander was 5-3 with a 2.91 ERA in 12 starts with Triple-A Indianapolis.  He made his last start on Wednesday against Durham and pitched seven scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory.

Cole did not give up a run in his last two starts spanning 14 innings with Indianapolis.

Ranked as the organization’s

No. 1 prospect by Baseball America, and 12th in all of minor league baseball, Cole went 9-7 with a 2.80 ERA in 26 starts last season during his first year of professional baseball.

He participated in the MLB All-Star Futures Game in Kansas City while also being named to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team.

 

Delweld edges Martella’s

Delweld improved to 9-0 in the AAABA League with a 6-5 victory late Friday night at Point Stadium.

Ben Legath tripled and scored a run, and Josh Robinette doubled and scored a run. Josh Staniscia tripled, scored a run and had two RBI.

Ian Helsel tripled, scored a run and drove in one. Devin Pritts went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and one run batted in.

Staniscia walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seven to drive in the game-winning run.

Cam Onderko went 2-for-2, Jimmy Stenger went 2-for-4, and Dillon Boyer went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs for Martella’s. 

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