Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Bubba Chandler Pitches 7 Dominant Innings & More

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Bubba Chandler pitched 7 dominant innings, Matt Gorski hit another home run, and more Pittsburgh Pirates minor league action

Tuesday night saw the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians fall into an early hole and never recover. After falling behind the Iowa Cubs 5-0 after 2 innings, the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates was defeated 10-4. With the loss, Indy is now 55-64 on the season.

Jared Jones started for Indy and continued his struggles at Triple-A. In 5 innings pitched, Jones allowed 6 runs on eight hits, three walks, a home run, five strikeouts, and he threw a wild pitch. Jones now owns a 5.91 ERA in 53.1 innings pitched in 11 games (10 starts) at Triple-A.

Travis MacGregor followed with a scoreless 6th inning. J.C. Flowers pitched the 7th inning, allowing 4 runs on five hits and two home runs. Kyle Nicolas struck out two batters in 2 scoreless innings pitched.

Nick Gonzales 1-for-4 with a double, walk, and a run scored. Canaan Smith-Njigba was 1-for-5, Miguel Andújar was 3-for-3 with a home run, walk, RBI, and two runs scored. Jared Triolo also had three hits including a home run.