Pirates minor league report: Aug. 12, 2019
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.
WASHINGTON (Frontier League, 33-47) was idle.
Next: Tuesday vs. Evansville, 7:05 p.m.