Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Curve Finish Season With Loss & More

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BRADENTON, FLORIDA – MARCH 16: Carter Bins #96 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) /

Double-A Altoona capped off their 2022 season with a loss and more from Sunday’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup

Sunday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates top farm club, the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians, were defeated by the Toledo Mud Hens by a score of 7-4. With the loss, the Indians are now 70-70 on the season.

Noe Toribio started for the Indians and failed to record an out. Toribio faced five batters, walking three and hitting a pair. This led to Toribio being charged with 5 earned runs as his ERA at the Triple-A level rose to 6.75.

Austin Brice was summoned to clean up Toribio’s mess. He allowed a hit and walked a batter, but also struck out the side in the 1st inning. Lefty Joe Jaques allowed three hits, walked a batter and struck out two in 2 scoreless innings pitched. The recently DFA’d Dillon Peters allowed a run on two walks in 1.1 hitless innings pitched.

Hunter Stratton pitched 2 innings, allowing a run on two hits, a walk and a pair of strikeouts. Cam Alldred then finished things off for the Indians, walking three and striking a batter out in 2.2 scoreless innings pitched lowering his ERA on the season to 3.53.

Catcher Carter Bins was the big bat for Indy on Sunday. Bins was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, his 3rd triple, 13th double, and a RBI. Hoy Park started at third base going 1-for-4 with a walk and two RBI. Blake Sabol was 2-for-4 with a run scored and Travis Swaggerty was 1-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI.