Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Shutout Win, Shutout Loss & More

BRADENTON, FLORIDA - MARCH 16: Jared Triolo #85 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: Jared Triolo #85 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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Jul 16, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Johan Oviedo (59) pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Puetz-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 16, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Johan Oviedo (59) pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Puetz-USA TODAY Sports /

A shutout win, shutout loss and more in Friday night’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup

Friday night saw the Indianapolis Indians pick up a 3-0 victory over the Memphis Redbirds. With the win, the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 53-54 on the season as they pulled within a game of .500.

Righty Johan Oviedo started for Indy. In his second outing with Indy since being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Oviedo walked a pair in 2 scoreless, hitless innings pitched. He now has 3 scoreless innings pitched since joining the Pirate organization.

Noe Toribio followed Oviedo, allowing two hits while walking a pair in 3 scoreless innings pitched. This lowered Toribio’s ERA at the Triple-A level to 3.91, although he continues to struggle with command.

Cam Vieaux had 3 scoreless innings as well. Vieaux did not allow a hit, walked a batter and struck koto four. Eric Handhold then struck out a pair as part of a 1-2-3 9th inning to pick up the save for the Indians.

At the top of the Indian lineup Hoy Park and Diego Castillo were both 1-for-4. Cal Mitchell was 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored, Kevin Padlo was 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored and Carter Bins was 1-for-2 with a walk, two RBI and his 7th home run with the Indians. Travis Swaggerty was also 1-for-4.

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