Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Big Night For Henry Davis & More

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High-A blown out, Low-A rained out

What has been a poor season for the High-A Greensboro Grasshoppers continued on Friday night. Following a 14-4 blow out loss against the Asheville Tourists, the Grasshoppers are now a lowly 27-39 on the season.

Sean Sullivan started for the Grasshoppers and struggled. Sullivan allowed 6 runs on 7 hits, 2 walks a home run and 3 strikeouts in just 2.2 innings pitched. Sullivan now has a 5.19 ERA on the season.

Jack Carey followed and had a strong night out of the Grasshopper bullpen. Carey pitched 3.1 innings allowing an unearned run on 3 hits no walks and 4 strikeouts. Carey now has a 3.89 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 34.1 innings pitched this season.

As for the rest of the Grasshopper bullpen things did not go as well. Logan Hofmann allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, on 2 hits, 2 walks and a home run in an inning pitched. Michell Milian did not allow a hit, but after walking 3 batters and throwing 2 wild pitches he allowed 2 runs.

For the Grasshopper offense, Fabricio Macias was 1-for-4 with a solo home run. Leadoff man Sammy Siani was 0-for-3 with a walk and Endy Rodriguez, starting at second base, was 0-for-4 with a walk.

Jacob Gonzalez was 0-for-3 with 2 walks and a run scored. Abrahan Gutierrez was 1-for-2 with 2 walks, a run scored and a RBI. Hudson Head drew 3 walks, and Ernny Ordonez drove in a run wit his lone hit.

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As for the Low-A Bradenton Marauders, they were rained out against the Dunedin Blue Jays on Friday night. Due to the this the Marauders and Blue Jays will now play a doubleheader on Saturday.