Pirates minor league report: May 10, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 17-16) won 6-5 over Lehigh Valley (Phillies). CF Jason Martin (.172) hit a two-run homer as part of a five-run fifth, which gave the Indians a 5-1 advantage. The IronPigs scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to nearly complete a comeback. C Jacob Stallings (.280) was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. RHP Dario Agrazal (2-0, 1.25) earned the win after throwing eight innings with seven strikeouts and one run allowed on three hits. RHP Luis Escobar (0-0, 0.00) recorded his first save this season.
Next: Saturday at Lehigh Valley, 6:35 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 17-16) defeated Erie (Tigers), 8-4. The Curve scored six unanswered runs after falling behind 4-2 after four innings. C Jason Delay (.383) hit a three-run homer in the sixth to score the go-ahead runs for Altoona. Delay finished 2 for 4 with a double, the home run and four RBIs. RHP Beau Sulser (4-0, 0.44) picked up the victory after throwing 3 1/3 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts and a walk.
Next: Saturday vs. Erie, 4 p.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 21-12) defeated Palm Beach (Cardinals) 5-1 in a game continued from Thursday night after being suspended because of rain. Four Marauders doubled, with RF Cal Mitchell (.306) and SS Robbie Glendinning (.361) doing it for seventh time this season. Mitchell also drove in two runs. RHP Hunter Stratton (4-0, 1.23) earned the win after pitching four scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts and two hits allowed. Starting LHP Oddy Nunez (1-1, 4.22) threw three scoreless innings with two walks and two hits allowed. The second game was postponed because of rain.
Next: Saturday vs. Palm Beach, 6:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO (Low-A, 21-11) did not finish in time for this edition.
Next: Saturday at Lakewood (Phillies), 4:05 p.m.
WASHINGTON (Frontier League, 1-1) lost 3-2 to River City. RHP Tyler Barss (0-1, 6.75) was tabbed with the loss after allowing the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. Barss went 1 1/3 innings in relief with a strikeout, a walk and an earned run. LHP John Havird (0-0, 3.00) struck out four batters in six innings and gave up two runs on five hits in a no-decision. RF Hector Roa (.333) hit his first home run this season on a solo blast and has four RBIs in the first two games.
Next: Saturday at River City, 7:35 p.m.