Pirates farm report
NASHVILLE (56-66) won, 7-4, at Iowa (Cubs). Cory Stewart (6-6) allowed three runs and eight hits in six innings. Pat Mahomes earned his first save. LF Carlos Rivera homered (No. 15) and drove in two runs. 2B Freddy Sanchez doubled and drove in three runs.
ALTOONA (74-47) lost 1-0 at Harrisburg (Expos). Ian Snell (11-7) allowed one run and two hits in two innings. LF Jorge Cortes was 2 for 4 with a double. RF Ray Sadler was 2 for 4.
LYNCHBURG (52-67/17-32) won 5-1 at home against Myrtle Beach (Braves). Tom Gorzelanny (2-4) allowed one run and four hits in six innings. 1B Ray Navarette was 2 for 5 with three RBI. SS Christian Herrera was 2 for 3 with a run scored.
HICKORY (74-46/35-16) lost 8-4 at home against Savannah (Expos). Yoann Torrealba (6-7) allowed five runs and seven hits in 51/3 innings. RF Adam Boeve was 2 for 4 with a solo homer (No. 25). 3B Justin Harris was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI.
WILLIAMSPORT (24-30) had the day off.
BRADENTON (25-21) split a doubleheader with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox. Bradenton won the first game, 7-6. Kendy Ramos (1-0) won in relief of Russ Johnson, who allowed four runs and four hits in two-thirds of an inning. Joel Ortega earned his third save. RF Maiko Loyola was 2 for 4 with two RBI. 2B Alexander Peralta was 2 for 3 with two runs scored. Bradenton lost the second game, 2-1, in eight innings. Jean Garavito (2-2) lost in relief of Eric Ridener, who allowed two hits and one run in 61/3 innings. 3B Eddie Prasch was 3 for 4 with a double. 2B Gregory Picart was 2 for 4.