Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Jared Jones, Thomas Harrington Turn in Dominant Starts & More

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Dominant starts from righties Jared Jones and Thomas Harrington highlighted Thursday's Pittsburgh Pirates minor league action

The Triple-A Indianapolis Indian offense did plenty of work on Thursday night. However, the team was sunk by the pitching staff allowing a 10 spot in the 5th inning. When the dust settled, the Indians fell to the Omaha Storm Chasers 15-7 to fal to 28-31 on the season.

Osvaldo Bido started for Indy and struggled to the tune of 5 runs allowed on four hits and five walks in 4.1 innings pitched. Lefty J.C. Flowers took over for Bido and did his best Roansy Contreras impersonation. Flowerd recorded just one out while allowing 7 runs on on three hits and four walks.

John O'Reilly pitched 1.1 scoreless innings and Eli Villalobos allowed 2 runs in the 7th inning. Carmen Mlodzinski pitched the final 2 innings for the Indians. While Mlodzinski allowed a run on two hits, he did not walk a batter and struck out five.

At the top of the Indy lineup Nick Gonzales was 1-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored. Jared Triolo went 1-for-4 with a walk, RBI, and a run scored. Canaan Smith-Njigba was 1-for-3 with a double and two walks. Miguel Andújar his his 7th home run of the season and drew a walk.

Endy Rodriguez started at catcher and went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI. After Rodriguez was lifted from the game, Henry Davis shifted from right field to catcher. Davis finished the game 2-for-5 at the plate.