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Pirates minor league report: Tuesday, May 15

| Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 1:00 a.m.

Minor league report

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INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 19-16) won 10-8 over Norfolk (Orioles). The Indians went up 10 runs early, scoring them all in the top of the second inning. 1B Wyatt Mathisen (.500) continued to shine, going 3 for 5 with a double and three RBIs. 2B Kevin Kramer (.290) and DH Eric Wood (.257) both had doubles. RHP Damien Magnifico (1-1, 4.24 ERA) got the win in relief, pitching three innings, giving up one earned run with a strikeout. RHP Johnny Hellweg (0-0, 0.00 ERA) closed the game for his seventh save of the season.

Next: Wednesday at Norfolk, 6:35 p.m.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 19-16) won 5-1 over Richmond (Giants). The Curve scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth. 1B Will Craig (.231) went 2 for 3 with a double, three-run homer and a walk. Starting RHP Mitch Keller (4-2, 3.07 ERA) had a quality start, pitching seven innings, giving up one earned run with seven strikeouts.

Next: Wednesday vs. Richmond, 6 p.m.

BRADENTON (High-A, 19-18) lost 4-3 to Daytona (Reds) in seven innings of the first game of the doubleheader. The Marauders had a 2-0 lead going into the fifth before giving up four runs. They went on to score a run in the bottom half but were unable to complete the comeback. CF Jared Oliva (.254) and C Jason Delay (.273) both homered. RF Bligh Madris (.242) had a triple, and 3B Hunter Owen (.180) had a double. Starting RHP Eduardo Vera (3-2, 2.88 ERA) took the loss, pitching six innings, giving up four runs, all earned, with four strikeouts. The second game was postponed.

Next: Wednesday vs. Daytona, 10:30 a.m. (doubleheader)

WEST VIRGINIA (Low-A, 22-14) game at Lakewood (Phillies) was canceled due to rain.

Next: Thursday vs. Lexington (Royals), 7:05 p.m.

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