Pirates farm report for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 56-57) lost 8-1 to Norfolk (Orioles). LHP Sean Keselica (1-6, 4.41) took the loss after allowing four runs on a hit in a third of an inning. Starting RHP James Marvel (3-0, 1.87) had a no-decision despite giving up an unearned run in four innings with four strikeouts and five walks. DH Trayvon Robinson (.310) drove in the lone Indians run. 2B Jake Elmore (.344) and 1B Will Craig (.257) doubled. SS Cole Tucker (.266) went 1 for 4.
Next: Wednesday at Norfolk, 7:05 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 56-57) was suspended because of rain after 2 1/2 innings were played with the scored tied 0-0. The game is to be made up Wednesday afternoon as part of a modified doubleheader.
Next: Wednesday doubleheader vs. Richmond (Giants), Game 1 4:30 p.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 62-49) swept Charlotte (Rays) in a doubleheader. The Marauders won the Game 1, 2-1, in a eight-inning game, a continuation of Monday’s contest, which was also part of a doubleheader. RHP Osvaldo Bido (1-1, 1.26) earned the victory after throwing 7 1/3 innings with no earned runs allowed, two strikeouts and two walks. 1B Mason Martin (.265) went 2 for 3 with a RBI single in the eighth inning to score the go-ahead run. RHP Nick Mears (4-1, 3.00) recorded his fifth save. Bradenton won Game 2, 8-7, despite trailing 4-0 after four innings. 2B Rodolfo Castro (.195) was 2 for 4 with an eighth-inning two-run homer and two runs. LF Daniel Amaral (.284) finished with two hits, three RBIs and two stolen bases. CF Travis Swaggerty (.253) knocked in a run, scored twice and stole a base. RHP John O’Reilly (1-0, 0.96) picked up the win after giving up an earned run — two total — in three innings of relief with a strikeout, two walks and four hits allowed. RHP Conner Loeprich (1-0, 3.71) gave up five runs on 11 hits in five innings with three strikeouts and a walk in a no-decision. RHP Shea Murray (1-0, 5.60 with Bradenton) recorded his fourth save.
Next: Wednesday doubleheader at Charlotte (Rays), game one at noon
GREENSBORO (Low-A, 68-45) won 5-2 over Greenville (Red Sox). 3B Michael Gretler (.231) finished 3 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and a run. RF Jonah Davis (.238) went 2 for 4 with a solo home run and a double. RHP Colin Selby (6-3, 2.89) gave up two runs on four hits in five innings with two strikeouts and a walk en route to victory. RHP Yerry De Los Santos (3-1, 1.58) recorded his 10th save.
Next: Thursday vs. Asheville (Rockies), 7 p.m.
WEST VIRGINIA (Short season-A, 25-23) was postponed because of rain. The game is to be made up Aug. 31.
Next: Wednesday at Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m.