Endy Rodriguez remains red hot, a multi-hit night for Cal Mitchell and more in Thursday night’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
Triple-A Indianapolis picked up a 14-4 victory over the Rochester Red Wings 14-4 on Thursday night. This victory improved the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates to 60-58 on the season.
Ji-Hwan Bae started at shortstop and went 1-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and a RBI. Drew Maggi was 1-for-5 with a run scored and a RBI, and Diego Castillo was 0-for-3 with two walks and runs scored.
Cal Mitchell went 2-for-4 with his 2nd triple for the Indians. Mitchell scored a run and drove in a pair. Mason Martin was 0-for-2 with two walks, a run scored and a RBI. Center fielder Jared Oliva also had a big night going 3-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored, three RBI and his 6th home run of the season.
Cody Bolton started for the Indians and pitched 2.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on three hits, no walks, a home run and two strikeouts. Noe Toribio followed. Toribio gave up 2 runs on three hits, a walk and no strikeouts in 1.1 innings pitched.
Cam Alldred continues to push for a second opportunity, and a real one this time, at the major league level with the Pittsburgh Pirates after striking out four in 2 scoreless innings pitched. Travis MacGregor struck out a pair in 2 innings pitched and Hunter Stratton pitched a scoreless 9th inning.