Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Henry Davis Gets on Base Four More Times & More

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Henry Davis got on base four more times, another strong start from Sean Sullivan, and more minor league action for the Pittsburgh Pirates from Wednesday

Errors and poor offense plagued the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians on Wednesday. The top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered a 5-4 loss agaisnt the Iowa Cubs. With the loss, the Indians are now 19-21 on the season.

Osvaldo Bido started for Indy. In 6 innings pitched, Bido allowed 3 runs on five hits, four walks, a home run, and six strikeouts. Due to an Endy Rodriguez throwing error, only 1 of the 3 runs allowed by Bido were earned.

Chase De Jong pitched the 7th inning. De Jong allowed 2 runs, 1 earned, on hit, two walks, and two strikeouts. The unearned run De Jong allowed was due to an error he committed. Cody Bolton then recorded a strikeout in a 1-2-3 8th inning. Hopefully, Bolton will be back in the major league bullpen soon.

As for the Indian offense, leadoff man Nick Gonzales was 0-for-3 with two walks, Mark Mathias had a base hit and a walk, and Chase Bissonette had a double. Cal Mitchell went 1-for-2 with a walk, a double, and a run scored. Aaron Shackelford hit a home run, and the rest of the Indy lineup was 0-for-15 with a walk.

Cam Junker and Brad Case finished the night off for Altoona. They combined to allow three hits, while walking a batter and striking out five in 3 scoreless innings to finish the game.