Notable pitching performances at Low-A, a multi home run game at Double-A, and more in Friday night’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
The Triple-A Indianapolis Indians suffered a loss in a high scoring affair on Friday night. Following a 9-7 loss against the Columbus Clippers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates are now 41-45 on the season.
Osvaldo Bido started for the Indians, allowing 5 runs on five hits, two walks and a home run in 4 innings pitched. Eric Handhold followed with 2 scoreless innings pitched, before Austin Brice allowed 4 runs while only recording two outs. Eric Stout pitched 1.1 scoreless innings out of the Indian bullpen.
Outfielder Greg Allen hit the first home run of his rehab assignment. This was part of a 3-for-5 night for Allen. Tucupita Marcano started at second base, and went 0-for-3 but drew a pair of walks while batting leadoff. Shortstop Ji-Hwan Bae was also 0-for-3 with a pair of walks, and Bae scored two runs.
Bligh Madris was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Carter Bins was 1-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBI. Travis Swaggerty and Mason Martin were both 0-for-4. Rodolfo Castro also went 0-for-4, but he drew a walk and drove in a run.