Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Big Night For Henry Davis & More

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BRADENTON, FLORIDA – MARCH 16: Ji-Hwan Bae #81 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 off for Friday’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup is a high scoring loss at the Triple-A level

The Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Indianapolis Indians, suffered a high scoring 11-8 loss on Friday night. Following this loss against the Memphis Red Birds, the Indians are now 34-34 on the season.

Zach Matson worked as an opener for the Indians, allowing 2 runs on 2 hits in 1.1 innings pitched. Travis MacGregor then struggled in his Triple-A debut allowing 4 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts and a home run in 1.1 innings pitched.

John O’Reilly followed MacGregor, allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and a walk in 3.1 innings pitched. Matt Eckelman pitched a scoreless inning, and Aaron Fletcher allowed a run on 2 hits and a strikeout in 2 innings pitched.

Continuing his rehab assignment Josh VanMeter hit leadoff for the Indians and was 0-for-4 with a walk. In the two-hole, Ji-Hwan Bae had a huge night. Bae was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI. Mason Martin was 2-for-5 with a run scored and Travis Swaggerty was 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.