Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Report – August 24th

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Alen Hanson

(63) poses for a photo at Pirate City. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Triple-A Indianapolis Indians

The Indianapolis Indians went 3-3 over the last week. The Indians dropped the two games with the Norfolk Tides. Then the Indians headed to Charlotte and were rained out on Thursday. They opened the series by splitting the doubleheader on Friday. The Indians then won on Saturday and Sunday.

International League West Division standings:

Indianapolis Indians – 76-53

Columbus Clippers – 72-57

Louisville Bats – 60-69

Toledo Mud Hens – 53-76

Players on the move:

3B Josh Harrison completed his rehab assignment and rejoined the Pirates on 8-21-15. We took a look at this here.

SS Jordy Mercer completed his rehab assignment and rejoined the Pirates on 8-23-15.

Players that stood out:

OF Travis Snider was signed by the Pirates to a minor league contract. He has seen action in three games since signing. He has six hits, including a home run, three RBIs, one walk and one strikeout.

RHP Vance Worley made his second start on Friday the 21st. Worley picked up the win while going seven innings and allowing just three hits, one walk and nine strikeouts.

RHP Chris Volstad leads the team with ten wins. He had two starts in the past week. The first was a loss. He went five innings, allowed four earned runs on nine hits, four walks and two strikeouts. The second start was a win. He went five innings, allowed two earned runs on six hits and four strikeouts.

RHP Tyler Glasnow picked up his first win at AAA. He went 6.1 innings and allowed just four hits, two walks and nine strikeouts.

INF Josh Bell is batting .329 since his call up. He had six hits, including a home run, four RBIs, one walk, three strikeouts and one stolen base.

OF Jaff Decker saw action in four games. He picked up two hits, three walks, one stolen base and struck out three times.

INF Dan Gamache is batting .293 since his call up. He had six hits, three RBIs and four strikeouts.

OF Gorkys Hernandez is still batting .271. He had two hits, one RBI and one strikeout.

INF Steve Lombardozzi is now batting .288. He had two hits, one walk and three strikeouts.

OF Willy Garcia is currently batting .271. He had six hits, including a home run, two RBIs, one walk and struck out four times.

RHP Wilfredo Boscan had a no decision this week. He went 6.2 innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits and five strikeouts.

INF Alen Hanson is now batting .267. He had three hits, one walk, four strikeouts, and a stolen base.

C Elias Diaz saw action in two games. He collected three hits, one RBI, one walk and three strikeouts. He is now batting .269.

RHP Blake Wood leads the team with twenty-seven saves.

RHP Radhames Liz didnt have a start this week.

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C Tony Sanchez  had two hits, one RBI, three strikeouts and three walks. His average is now .234 for the season.

OF Keon Broxton had four hits, including a home run, two RBIs, three walks, two stolen bases and five strikeouts. His average is now .252.

1B John Bowker is now batting .227 after collecting one RBI and two strikeouts.

P Brad Lincoln pitched two innings this week. He allowed one earned run on two hits, three walks and four strikeouts.

Injury Report:

RHP Angel Sanchez remained on the disabled list.

INF Kelson Brown remained on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle.

INF Gift Ngoepe remains on the disabled list with a left oblique strain.

RHP Casey Sadler remains on the disabled list with a forearm strain.

RHP John Holdzkom remains on the disabled list.

A look at next week:

The Indians will host the Louisville Bats in a three game series to start the week. Then they will travel to Louisville for two games with the Bats. They wrap up the week with a Saturday/Sunday two game series at Toledo with the Mud Hens.

Next, we step down to Double-A Altoona.

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