Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Three Rehab Stints Begin & More

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High-A Greensboro suffers the lone loss of the night in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system

The lone losers on the night in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system was the High-A Greensboro Grasshoppers. Following a 12-6 loss against the Asheville Tourists the Grasshoppers are now 26-37 on the season.

Jared Jones started for the Grasshoppers and continued his recent struggles. He allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks in 4 innings pitched. He did, however, strikeout 8 batters, although his ERA on the season is now 5.24.

Santiago Florez allowed a run on a hit, a walk and 4 strikeouts in 3 innings pitched. Michell Miliano and Wandi Montout struggled mightily. These two combined to allow 5 runs in 1/3 of an inning pitched. Garrett Leonard also struggled allowing 3 runs on 2 hit and 2 walks in 1 inning pitched.

At the top of the lineup Yoyner Fajardo was 2-for-4 with a walk and a RBI. Catcher Endy Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with his 10th double of the season and 2 RBI, while Fabricio Macias was 2-for-4 with a run scored and a walk.

The rest of the Grasshopper lineup struggled, though. Jacob Gonzalez was 1-for-5 with a RBI and Dariel Lopez was 2-for-5 with a solo home run. The rest of the Grasshopper lineup was just 2-for-14.