Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Connor Scott Home Run & More

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 8: Miami Marlins' 2018 first round draft pick Connor Scott takes batting practice before the game between the Miami Marlins and the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park on June 8, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Miami Marlins via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JUNE 8: Miami Marlins' 2018 first round draft pick Connor Scott takes batting practice before the game between the Miami Marlins and the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park on June 8, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Miami Marlins via Getty Images) /
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PITTSBURGH, PA – APRIL 17: A detailed view of the Nike cleats and Stance Socks worn by Jake Marisnick #41 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game against the Washington Nationals at PNC Park on April 17, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA – APRIL 17: A detailed view of the Nike cleats and Stance Socks worn by Jake Marisnick #41 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game against the Washington Nationals at PNC Park on April 17, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) /

Greensboro suffers a 10-7 loss

A wild back and forth affair saw the High-A Greensboro Grasshoppers suffer a 10-7 defeat on Sunday. Following this loss agains the Hickory Crawdads, the Grasshoppers are now 31-43 on the season.

Local product Justin Meis started for the Grasshoppers, allowing a run on 5 hits, a walk and 3 strikeouts in 4 innings pitched. In his last 4 starts Meis has now allowed 3 runs with 18 strikeouts in 20 innings pitched.

Ricky DeVito followed Meis, allowing 2 runs on a hit, 2 walks and 2 strikeouts in 1.2 innings pitched. This was the beginning of a long night for the Grasshopper bullpen. Jack Carey allowed 3 runs in 1.1 innings pitched, while Garrett Leonard recored just one out, allowing 3 unearned runs. Eddy Yean got the final two outs for the Grasshoppers in the 8th inning, walking a batter and allowing an unearned run.

Yoyner Fajardo played second base and bat leadoff for the Grasshoppers. Fajardo was 1-for-3 with  2 walks and a run scored. Catcher Endy Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with his 8th home run of the season, a walk, 2 RBI and a run scored.

Designated hitter Abrahan Gutierrez was 2-for-5 with a RBI. Ernny Ordonez was 2-for-5 with a home run and 4 RBI. Right fielder Luke Brown went 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Grasshoppers.

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