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BRADENTON, FLORIDA - MARCH 16: Carmen Mlodzinski #83 of the Pittsburgh Pirates poses for a picture during the 2022 Photo Day at LECOM Park on March 16, 2022 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
BRADENTON, FLORIDA - MARCH 16: Carmen Mlodzinski #83 of the Pittsburgh Pirates poses for a picture during the 2022 Photo Day at LECOM Park on March 16, 2022 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/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) /

Greensboro Grasshoppers limping into the break

The High-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Greensboro Grasshoppers, were defeated by the Brooklyn Cyclones 5-1. With the loss, the Grasshoppers are now just a porous 36-49 on the season.

Nick Garcia worked as an opener for the Grasshoppers, allowing a hit and striking out the side in a scoreless inning. Righties Santiago Florez and Jack Carey each followed with a scoreless inning pitched.

While Ricky DeVito struck out the side in his inning of work he also allowed 2 runs. Dante Mendoza allowed a run in the 5th inning and Cristian Charle pitched a scoreless 6th inning. Cam Junker started the 7th inning, but allowed 2 runs on three hits and a walk before being pulled for Domingo Gonzalez who got the final out of the 8th inning.

Shortstop Dariel Lopez was 1-for-4 for the Grasshoppers and designated hitter Abrahan Gutierrez was 1-for-3 with a walk. Greensboro only had two other hits, both of which were recorded by right fielder Luke Brown. Brown went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a RBI.

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