Pirates minor league report: Aug. 21, 2019 | TribLIVE.com

Pirates minor league report: Aug. 21, 2019


INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 61-66) lost 9-8 to Toledo (Tigers) in the first game of a doubleheader on a walk-off double. Game 2 ended too late. The Indians led 7-0 after one inning, and the Mud Hens scored seven unanswered runs in the final two innings. RHP Geoff Hartlieb (4-1, 2.78) took the loss after giving up the game-winning score on two hits in one-third of an inning. RHP Luis Escobar (2-1, 4.31) gave up six runs on six hits in 1 1/3 innings of relief with two strikeouts and three walks. CF Jason Martin (.267) hit a three-run double to cap off the Indians’ big first inning. DH Eric Wood (.242) went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a run. C Francisco Cervelli (.438) was 2 for 3 with a RBI. RHP Alex McRae (7-7, 5.08) gave up two runs in five innings with eight strikeouts, a walk and six hits allowed. Next: Thursday at Toledo, 6:35 p.m.

ALTOONA (Double-A, 64-64) won 8-2 over Hartford (Rockies). C Jason Delay (.248) led the way for the Curve, going 2 for 4 with two home runs and five RBIs, including a three-run homer in the fourth inning to give Altoona a 4-0 advantage. SS Oneil Cruz (.307) was 3 for 4 with two doubles, a RBI and a run. LHP Domingo Robles (3-6, 4.55) earned the victory after allowing just one run in seven innings with nine strikeouts, two walks and six hits allowed. Next: Thursday at Bowie (Orioles), 7:05 p.m.

BRADENTON (High-A, 68-59) lost 9-2 to Palm Beach (Cardinals). The Marauders led 2-0 after three innings before giving up nine unanswered runs, including five in the seventh. SS Rodolfo Castro (.234) drove in runs on a first-inning RBI single and double-play groundout in the third. RHP Brad Case (4-5, 4.61) allowed four runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings with five strikeouts and a walk in the loss. Next: Thursday at Palm Beach, 6:30 p.m.

GREENSBORO (Low-A, 73-53) fell 1-0 to Delmarva (Orioles) after being held to two hits. RHP Yerry De Los Santos (4-1, 1.40) picked up the loss after allowing the go-ahead run in the seventh inning. De Los Santos finished with a run allowed on three hits in two innings of relief with two strikeouts and a walk. RHP Will Kobos (1-2, 2.25) pitched five hitless innings, recording eight strikeouts and three walks. Next: Thursday at Delmarva (Orioles), 7:05 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA (Short season-A, 34-28) is on All-Star break until Thursday. RHPs Jesus Valles (3-1, 3.27) and Cameron Junker (4-0, 1.66) were selected to the New York-Penn League All-Star game along with 3B Jared Triolo (.270) and OF Blake Sabol (.242). Next: Thursday vs. Auburn (Nationals), 7 p.m.


WASHINGTON (Frontier League, 34-53) lost 6-2 to Florence, allowing all six runs in the fifth inning. LHP Nick Wegmann (6-7, 3.37) gave up all six Florence runs after throwing four scoreless innings. He finished with a strikeout, a walk and seven hits allowed in five innings. 3B Stephen Lohr (.241) hit a ninth-inning solo home run. Next: Thursday at Florence, 6:35 p.m.

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