Offensive explosions led to blowout victories for High-A Greensboro and Low-A Bradenton, and more in Wednesday’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
The top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians, were shutout on Wednesday night. The Indians suffered a 3-0 loss against the Toledo Mud Heads 3-0, falling to 44-48 on the season.
Cody Bolton started for the Indians, allowing 2 runs, 1 earned, on two hits, a pair of walks and a strikeout in 2 innings pitched. Noe Toribio followed, striking out three batters without issuing a walk in 3 innings of scoreless, hitless innings pitched. Toribio now has a 3.71 ERA, nine walks and 11 strikeouts in 17 innings pitched at Triple-A this season.
Eric Stout followed by striking out a pair in 1.1 scoreless innings pitched. Hunter Stratton allowed a run on a hit, a walk, and a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning pitched. Austin Brice then pitched a scoreless 8th inning.
Tucupita Marcano started at shortstop and bat leadoff for the Indians, going 2-for-4. Hoy Park was 0-for-3 with a walk, third baseman Rodolfo Castor was 2-for-3 with a walk. Travis Swaggerty hit his 8th Triple-A double in a 1-for-4 effort.