Pirates farm report for Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 57-59) lost 9-5 to Durham (Rays). LHP Brandon Waddell (1-5, 9.91) gave up seven runs in one inning pitched, including seven in the second inning, with four walks and six hits allowed in a losing effort. 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes (.255) hit a fourth-inning two-run homer. 1B Hunter Owen (.254 with Indianapolis) and DH Trayvon Robinson (.306) hit a solo home run each. SS Cole Tucker (.267) went 1 for 5 with a double and a run scored. LF J.B. Shuck (.275) was 1 for 3.
Next: Saturday at Durham, 6:35 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 59-58) won 1-0 over Reading (Phillies) despite being outhit 9-6. 3B Darnell Sweeney (.147) hit an eighth-inning RBI double for what proved to be the winning run. RHP Blake Cederlind (4-0, 1.54) recorded his second win in two days after pitching a scoreless inning of relief with one hit allowed. RHP Matt Eckelman (1-4, 3.12) recorded his 21st save. LHP Domingo Robles (2-5, 4.74) threw seven scoreless innings with three strikeouts, a walk and seven hits allowed in a no-decision.
Next: Saturday vs. Reading, 6 p.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 63-52) lost 7-5 to Dunedin (Blue Jays). The Marauders led 5-2 after four innings before the Blue Jays scored five unanswered runs in the next two innings. 2B Rodolfo Castro (.203) was 2 for 5 with a fourth-inning three-run homer. RF Daniel Amaral (.293) went 2 for 4 with a double, a solo homer and two runs. LF Lucas Tancas (.274) hit a second-inning solo homer. LHP Braeden Ogle (2-1, 4.91) took the loss after giving up three runs in an inning of relief with a walk and two hits allowed. RHP Brad Case (3-4, 4.18 with Bradenton) gave up four runs on seven hits, including three home runs, in five innings with seven strikeouts and two walks in a no-decision.
Next: Saturday vs. Dunedin, 6:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO (Low-A, 69-46) won 2-1 over Asheville (Rockies). CF Fabricio Macias (.283) went 2 for 4 and drove in both runs. RHP Will Kobos (1-1, 2.57) earned the win after allowing an unearned run on three hits with three strikeouts and two walks in five innings. LHP Cam Alldred (4-1, 4.47) recorded his third save.
Next: Saturday vs. Asheville, 7 p.m.
WEST VIRGINIA (Short season-A, 29-23) defeated Williamsport (Phillies), 6-5. The Black Bears trailed 5-0 after 7 1/2 innings before scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh, followed by three more in the ninth. They won on a walk-off fielder’s choice by RF Matt Gorski (.231), who went 2 for 5. PR-2B Cory Wood (.224) scored the winning run. 1B Nick Patten (.198) finished 2 for 4 with a double, a solo homer and two runs. 2B Dean Lockery (.238) went 2 for 4 with an RBI double, an RBI triple and a run. RHP Jacob Webb (2-0, 1.69) got the win after throwing two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts, a walk and two earned runs. RHP Michael Burrows (2-2, 3.94) gave up three runs in four innings with two strikeouts, two walks and six hits allowed in a no-decision.
Next: Saturday vs. Williamsport, 7:05 p.m.