Pirates minor league report: Monday, May 14, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 18-16) was idle. Tuesday's probable starter is RHP Alex McRae (0-4, 5.34) against Norfolk's (Orioles) LHP Chris Lee (0-1, 8.53).
Next: Tuesday at Norfolk, 6:35 p.m.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 18-16) lost 7-3 to Richmond (Giants). 2B Josh Harrison (.000) made his first rehab appearance after being on the disabled list since April 16 after being hit by a pitch and breaking a bone in his hand. Harrison went 0 for 3 with a walk. RHP Nick Kingham (0-1, 7.20) went five innings, gave up four runs on seven hits and struck out four in taking the loss. SS Cole Tucker (.207) also went 0 for 5. Tuesday's probable starter is RHP Mitch Keller (3-2, 3.44) taking on Richmond's RHP Shaun Anderson (4-1, 2.31).
Next: Tuesday vs. Richmond, 6 p.m.
BRADENTON (High-A, 19-17) was postponed because of rain and is to be made up Tuesday as part of a doubleheader with Daytona (Reds). Tuesday's probable starter for Game 1 is RHP Eduardo Vera (3-1, 2.45) taking on Daytona's LHP Ty Boyles (1-2, 7.45). Game 2's tentative starters are Bradenton's RHP James Marvel (2-3, 4.31) and Daytona's RHP Tony Santillan (3-1, 1.28).
Next: Tuesday doubleheader vs. Daytona, Game 1 at 4 p.m.
WEST VIRGINIA (Low-A, 21-14) split a road doubleheader with Lakewood (Phillies), losing 5-2 in the opener and winning 2-1 in the nightcap. In Game 1, C Deon Stafford (.278) hit a fourth-inning solo home run, but that ended up being the Power's lone extra-base hit as they were held to six hits. In Game 2, each team was held to six hits, but it was a solo home run from 2B Rodolfo Castro (.223) in the seventh inning that was the difference for the Power. The home run also aided RHP Blake Cederlind (3-2, 3.38) in earning the victory after pitching the last two innings and giving up a hit and no runs. Tuesday's probable starter is LHP Domingo Robles (2-3, 3.82) taking on Lakewood's LHP Will Stewart (4-0, 1.46).
Next: Tuesday at Lakewood, 6:35 p.m.