Pirates farm report
A look at how the Pirates' minor-league teams fared Friday:
NASHVILLE (72-60) had its game suspended due to rain at home against Oklahoma (Rangers). The two teams played the remainder of the game Saturday and the regularly scheduled game followed.
ALTOONA (73-57) won, 9-6, at Bowie (Orioles). Clint Chrysler (2-0) won in relief of starter Ian Oquendo, who allowed four runs (one earned) and 10 hits in five innings. He struck out one and walked three. C J.R. House was 3 for 5 with a double and four RBI. 2B Jose Castillo was 3 for 5 with two RBI. CF Ray Sadler, 3B Ray Navarrete and LF Josh Bonifay had two hits apiece.
LYNCHBURG (74-52/36-24) had its game at Potomac (Reds) suspended due to rain. The two teams played the remainder of the game Saturday and the regularly scheduled game followed.
HICKORY (78-48/36-23) won, 9-2, at Capital City (Mets). Patrick O'Brien (6-4) started and won, allowing two runs and five hits in eight innings. He struck out 10 and walked four. LF Chaz Lytle was 3 for 5 with an RBI. CF Rajai Davis was 2 for 5 with a double and two RBI. 3B Chris Bass homered (No. 14) and drove in two runs.
WILLAMSPORT (39-25) lost, 1-0, at Lowell (Red Sox). Paul Maholm (1-1) started and lost, allowing one unearned run and four hits in five innings. He struck out four and walked none. CF Nyjer Morgan was 2 for 4. SS Justin Harris was 2 for 3.
BRADENTON (34-20) had its doubleheader against the Gulf Coast League Tigers rained out.