Pirates farm report
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 30-19) won, 10-3, at home against Buffalo (Indians). Brad Eldred hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the second inning, and Rajai Davis was 3 for 4 with a double and a RBI single. Right-hander Marty McLeary gave up three hits and three runs in 5 1/3 innings for the win.
ALTOONA (Double-A, 21-26) lost, 6-4, at home against Akron (Indians). Jason Bowers had a RBI double in the bottom of the fourth inning. Josh Shortslef gave up ten hits and five runs in 5 1/3 innings and picked up the loss.
LYNCHBURG (High-A, 25-24) lost, 5-0, at home against Frederick (Orioles). Steven Lerud had two singles, Jason Delaney hit a triple and Tripper Johnson III had a double for Lynchburg. Right-hander Serguey Linares gave up four hits and four unearned runs in five innings and picked up the loss.
HICKORY (Low-A, 19-27) won, 13-3, at Greenville (Red Sox). Bobby Kingsbury and Kristopher Watts each had two-run home runs and Jonel Pacheco added a solo homer. Pacheco and Watts had three RBI. Right-hander Henry Cabrera gave up eight hits and three runs in five innings to earn the win.