Pirates minor league report: May 3, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 15-12) won 7-5 over Louisville (Reds). 2B Kevin Kramer (.250) finished 3 for 3 with a grand slam, a double and five RBIs. CF Jason Martin (.250) went 2 for 4 with a double, a triple and two runs scored. 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes (.265) had a base hit, a stolen base and drove in two runs. RHP Alex McRae (2-2, 6.60) earned the win with five strikeouts and two walks in six innings and allowed three runs on five hits. RHP Montana DuRapau (1-1, 0.00) picked up his third save this season, pitching a spotless ninth with two strikeouts.
Next: Saturday vs. Louisville, 7:05 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 14-13) won 10-7 over Richmond (Giants), scoring four runs in the ninth inning and six unanswered runs after facing a 7-4 third-inning deficit. C Jason Delay (.281) went 2 for 4 with a double, a solo homer and three RBIs. CF Jared Olivia (.237) hit a first-inning solo home run. LHP Blake Weiman (1-1, 0.00) earned the win after throwing a hitless eighth and ninth with three strikeouts and a walk. RHP Yeudy Garcia (0-0, 4.41) lasted 12/3 innings before being pulled after allowing five runs on six hits with three walks as the Curve’s starter.
Next: Saturday at Richmond (Giants), 6:05 p.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 17-10) lost 13-7 to Lakeland (Tigers) despite the Marauders jumping out to an early 6-0 lead after two innings. Lakeland outscored Bradenton, 10-1, in the last four innings, putting up a six spot in the sixth and four runs in the ninth. RHP Drew Fischer (0-1, 2.89) was tabbed with the loss allowing three runs in one-third of an inning. RHP Aaron Shortridge (3-0, 3.24) allowed six runs in 51/3 innings including three home runs in a no decision. RF Cal Mitchell (.287) finished 2 for 5 with a first-inning three-run homer. SS Robbie Glendinning (.324) went 3 for 5 with two doubles.
Next: Saturday vs. Lakeland, 6:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO (Low-A, 17-10) beat West Virginia (Mariners), 3-2. RHP Osvaldo Bido (5-0, 1.26) recorded the win after allowing two runs in six innings with five strikeouts and three walks. C Grant Koch (.254) hit a solo homer in the fourth. Both CF Davis (.088) and 1B Mason Martin (.227) drove in a run. LHP Braeden Ogle (0-0, 4.50) earned his first save this season.
Next: Saturday vs. West Virgina, 7 p.m.