Pirates minor league report: April 16, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 8-4) won 4-3 over Toledo (Tigers). 2B Erich Weiss (.286) lead the Indians offensively, going 3 for 4 at the plate with a triple, a two-run homer and three RBIs. RHP Mitch Keller (1-0, 3.86) lasted 51/3 innings with five strikeouts, four walks and an earned run to pick up the win. RHP Michael Feliz (0-0, 1.50) recorded his second save this season.
Next: Wednesday vs. Toledo, 1:35 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 6-6) lost 2-1 to Harrisburg (Nationals). RHP Dario Agrazal (1-1, 5.00) started but did not record the decision as he lasted six innings with four strikeouts, six hits and an earned run. RHP Angel German (0-1, 9.82) was dealt the loss after allowing the eventual winning run in the eighth inning on a sacrifice fly. 2B Mitchell Tolman (.167) and SS Stephen Alemais (.300) each had two hits.
Next: Wednesday vs. Harrisburg, 10:30 a.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 9-4) defeated Tampa (Yankees), 11-6, after scoring six ninth-inning runs. C Raul Hernandez (.242), LF Chris Sharpe (.171) and CF Daniel Amaral (.393) each had three hits. Sharpe and 3B Dylan Busby (.235) each hit a home run and drove in three runs. RHP Hunter Stratton (3-0, 2.25) picked up the win, allowing an earned run with two strikeouts and three hits in 21/3 relief innings.
Next: Wednesday at Tampa, 6:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO (Low-A, 6-7) lost 3-1 to Augusta (Giants). The Grasshoppers were held to two hits and committed two errors. 1B Mason Martin (.186) hit a solo blast in the seventh for Greensboro’s lone score. RHP Conner Loeprich (1-1, 4.70) recorded the loss, giving up the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh and eighth innings.
Next: Wednesday at Augusta, 10:35 a.m.