Pirates minor league report: Aug. 12, 2019 | TribLIVE.com
Pirates/MLB

Pirates minor league report: Aug. 12, 2019

1533555_web1_gtr-newminorslogos-xxxxxx

INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 58-60) was idle. RHP James Marvel (3-0, 1.87 with Indianapolis) is expected to start Tuesday night for the Indians.

Next: Tuesday vs. Rochester (Twins), 7:05 p.m.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 59-60) was idle. LHP Sean Brady (3-9, 3.83 with Altoona) is expected to start Tuesday evening for the Curve.

Next: Tuesday at Harrisburg (Nationals), 6:30 p.m.


BRADENTON (High-A, 63-54) was suspended in a doubleheader against Florida (Braves). One of the games is to be made up Tuesday as part of a doubleheader. The Marauders have yet to announce a starting pitcher for Game 1.

Next: Tuesday doubleheader at Florida, game one at 4 p.m.

GREENSBORO (Low-A, 70-48) lost 7-6 in 10 innings to Kannapolis (White Sox). The Grasshoppers blew one-run leads in the both the bottom of the ninth and tenth innings. C-RHP Zac Susi (0-1, 27.00) recorded the loss after giving up two runs on a walk-off two-run double in the tenth. CF Jonah Davis (.254 with Greensboro) went 4 for 4 with a solo home run, two doubles and two RBIs along with three runs scored. 3B Michael Gretler (.231 with Greensboro) was 3 for 5 with a two-run triple. RHP Colin Selby (6-3, 2.97) gave up four runs in four innings with five strikeouts, two walks and seven hits allowed in a no-decision.

Next: Tuesday at Kannapolis (White Sox), 7 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA (Short season-A, 30-25) won 4-3 over Auburn (Nationals). The Black Bears trailed 3-0 through four innings before scoring two runs in each the fifth and sixth. 2B Cory Wood (.238) and LF Fernando Villegas (.267 with West Virginia) each batted in a run. Two West Virginia runs came on wild pitches. Wood finished 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI. 1B Brendt Citta (.270) tripled and scored a run. RHP Tom Koehler (1-0, 6.00) got the win after throwing two hitless shutout innings of relief with two strikeouts. RHP Grant Ford (3-1, 2.92) gave up two earned runs in four innings with a strikeout and eight hits allowed in a no-decision. RHP Oliver Garcia (0-0, 0.00) recorded his second save this season.

Next: Tuesday vs. Auburn, 6:35 p.m.

Independent

WASHINGTON (Frontier League, 33-47) was idle.

Next: Tuesday vs. Evansville, 7:05 p.m.

Categories: Sports | Pirates
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.