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PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 15: Yoshi Tsutsugo #32 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws a ball into the stands in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds during the game at PNC Park on September 15, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Puerto Rican MLB players and staff are being given the option of wearing #21 in honor of Roberto Clemente Day. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) /

Low-A Bradenton rolls ot victory

Yoelvis Del Rosario started for Bradenton on Saturday night. Del Rosario pitched 5 innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates Low-A affiliates, allowing 2 runs on two hits, three walks, no home runs and two strikeouts in 5 innings pitched.

Del Rosario’s start set the tone for the Marauders in a 7-3 victory. A victory that improved the Marauders to 44-44 on the season. Johan Montero followed Del Rosario, pitching a scoreless inning. Wilkin Ramos then allowed a run on two hits in an inning pitched.

Juan Jerez hit his 3rd home run of the season for the Marauders, part of a 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, a 5 RBI night for Jerez. Tsung-Che Cheng started at second base going 1-for-3 with a walk, while Jase Bowen was 1-for-4.

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Jerez’s grand slam was the big blast of the night. Shortstop Maikol Escotto also drove in a run, but it was in a 0-for-3 night. Left fielder Angel Basabe also drove in a run for the Marauders in their victory.