Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Blake Sabol, Matt Gorski Stay Hot & More

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BRADENTON, FLORIDA – MARCH 16: Liover Peguero #60 of the Pittsburgh Pirates poses for a picture during the 2022 Photo Day at LECOM Park on March 16, 2022 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) /

Recapping Wednesday’s action across the minor league affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates

The top farm affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians, were rained out Wednesday night. Due to this the Indians will play a double header against the Toledo Mud Hens on Thursday.

At the Double-A level the Altoona Curve improved to 16-19 on the season with a 7-5 victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Omar Cruz started for the Curve allowing 4 runs on 7 hits, a walk, a home run, and 3 strikeouts in 3 innings pitched.

Enmanuel Media followed Cruz, striking out a pair in 2 scoreless innings pitched. J.C. Flowers pitched 3 innings, allowing a run on 5 hits to go with 2 strikeouts in 3 innings pitched. Colin Selby struck out a pair in a 1-2-3 9th inning.

Nick Gonzales continued is resurgence at the plate going 2-for-3 with a walk. Liover Peguero was 3-for-4 with his 3rd triple of the season and 3 runs scored. Like Peguero, catcher Blake Sabol continues to make a push for a promotion to Triple-A going 4-for-4 with a double, a triple and 3 RBI. Sabol now has a .940 OPS on the season.