Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Henry Davis Stays Hot, Rehab Starts & More
Henry Davis stays hot for Double-A Altoona, rehab outings continue and more in Tuesday night’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
The rehab start parade continued for Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday night. With four Pittsburgh Pirates players making rehab starts occupying the top four spots in the Indy lineup, the Indians picked up a 6-3 victory to improve to 36-35 on the season.
Kevin Newman started at second base and went 1-for-4 with a RBI and run scored. Newman starting at second base should not be overlooked. Odds are, when he returns from the injured list he will be at second base with Oneil Cruz at shortstop.
In the two-hole was left fielder Ben Gamel. Gamel went 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. When Gamel returns from the injured list, look for him to play every day for the Pirates in an effort to build up his trade value.
Yoshi Tsutsugo started at first base and hit third, going 1-for-2 with a run scored and 3 walks. Jake Marisnick hit cleanup for the Indians. The right fielder was 1-for-4 and scored a pair of runs for the Indians.
Carter Bins was 1-for-3 with a RBI and his 7th double since being promoted to Triple-A. Ji-Hwan Bae was 1-for-5, and fellow utility man Rodolfo Castro was 1-for-4 with a walk, run scored, and a RBI.
Osvaldo Bido started for the Indians. Bido pitched 3 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, a walk, a home run, and 5 strikeouts in 3 innings pitched. Cody Bolton followed with 3 innings of his own, allowing a run on 3 hits, a walk and 4 strikeouts.
John O’Reilly was next up out of the Indy bullpen. O’Reilly pitched 2 scoreless innings, allowing a hit and striking a batter out. Eric Stout pitched the 9th inning for Indy. Stout issued a walk to ex-Pirate Pablo Reyes, he retired the other three batters faced to close the door.