Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Joelvis Del Rosario Stays Hot & More

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BRADENTON, FLORIDA – MARCH 16: Travis Swaggerty #50 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)
BRADENTON, FLORIDA – MARCH 16: Travis Swaggerty #50 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) /

Leading the way for the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system on Wednesday night was a blow out victory for Triple-A Indianapolis

Wednesday night the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians, improved to 25-24 on the season with a 13-3 blow out victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers.

Osvaldo Bido started for the Indians, pitching 5 innings. Bido allowed 3 runs on 4 hits, a walk, a home run, and 5 strikeouts. Cam Alldred, Nathan Kirby, Zach Matson, and Blake Weiman followed Bido. Each of these four pitchers fired a scoreless inning of relief, while not allowing a hit and combing to strikeout 3 batters.

Canaan Smith-Njigba was at the top of the Indian lineup, and stayed hot going 2-for-6 with his 13th double of the season, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. Travis Swaggerty was 2-for-4 with a walk and his 3rd home run of the season.

Shortstop Ji-Hwan Bae, catcher Jamie Ritchie and designated hitter Carter Bins all had a pair of this as well. This included Bins hitting his 2nd Triple-A home run. Bligh Madris recorded a hit as well, while Taylor Davis was 1-for-5 at third base.

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