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May 28, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Dillon Peters (38) throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports /

Two rehab appearances helps Double-A Altoona pick up a shutout victory

Double-A Altoona shutout the Harrisburg Senators by a score of 6-0 on Friday night. With the commanding shutout victory, the Pittsburgh Pirates Double-A affiliate pulled within a game of .500 to 36-37 on the season.

As he gets closer to returning the Pittsburgh Pirates, Dillon Peters made a rehab appearance with the Curve. Peters allowed a hit and walked a pair in 2 scoreless innings pitched. Duane Underwood Jr. also made a rehab appearance in the game. Underwood Jr. pitched a 1-2-3 inning with 2 strikeouts. Both Peters and Underwood Jr. should return to the Pirates in the next few days.

Prior to Peters and Underwood Jr. taking the mound, Aaron Shortridge started for the Curve. Shortridge pitched 4 scoreless innings, walking 2 and striking out 3. Tyler Samaniego continued his strong work at Double-A by pitching 2 scoreless innings to finish off the game.

Matt Fraizer was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored at the top of the Curve lineup. Jared Triolo was 1-for-4 with a RBI, and Blake Sabol was 0-for-3 with a walk. Andres Alvarez was 1-for-4 with 2 RBI and his 11th home run of the season. Liover Peguero was 1-for-4, and Connor Scott was 1-for-3 with a walk, run scored and a RBI.