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Pirates minor league report: June 28, 2018

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Minor League Report

Pirates

INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 43-34) lost 5-3 to Columbus (Indians). The Indians let a 3-0 lead away, giving up one in the seventh and four in the eighth. SS Kevin Newman (.304) went 2 for 4 with a double and two runs. 2B Adam Frazier (.209) tripled. LHP Enny Romero (1-1, 8.10 ERA) blew the save for the Indians and took the loss, giving up four runs in one-third on an inning.

Next: Friday at Columbus, 7:15 p.m.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 40-34) lost 3-2 against Harrisburg (Nationals) in 10 innings. 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes (.276) went 2 for 5 with a double. CF Bralin Jackson (.262) added a double. LHP Sean Keselica (2-2, 2.93 ERA) took the loss in relief.

Next: Friday at Akron (Indians), 7:05 p.m.

BRADENTON (High-A, 37-35) lost 11-2 against Palm Beach (Cardinals). The Marauders gave up 11 unanswered runs after going ahead 2-0 in the first inning. 2B Alfredo Reyes (.310) led the way offensively, going 2 for 3 with a walk, RBI, run scored and stolen base. DH Bligh Madris (.242) went 1 for 4 with a double. Starting RHP Adam Oller (0-3, 7.20 ERA) continued to struggle, giving up six earned runs with four strikeouts and three walks.

Next: Friday at Dunedin (Blue Jays), 6:30 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA (Low-A, 42-31) lost 4-3 against Hickory (Rangers). The Power blew a 3-2 lead going into the top of the ninth, giving up two. 2B Brett Pope (.274) had two of the team’s three hits, going 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. RHP Samuel Reyes (1-1, 3.00 ERA) blew the save and took the loss, pitching two innings, giving up two earned runs and striking out two.

Next: Friday vs. Hickory, 7:05 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA (Short Season-A, 5-8) lost 5-2 against Mahoning Valley (Indians). DH Jhoan Herrera (.333) hit his third homer of the season with a solo shot, finishing 1 for 4. Starting RHP Aaron Shortridge (0-1, 5.00 ERA) pitched just 2 23 innings, giving up three earned runs and striking out five, taking the loss.

Next: Friday vs. Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m.

Independent

WASHINGTON (Frontier League, 25-17) lost 9-1 to Windy City. 2B Carter McEachern (.258) had a double, and RF Hector Roa (.293) went 2 for 3 with a double and a stolen base. Starting RHP Michael Austin (0-1, 4.38 ERA) took the loss despite a solid start, pitching 6 13 innings, giving up three earned runs with 10 strikeouts.

Next: Friday vs. Schaumburg, 6:30 p.m.

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