Jhonny Severino continues his strong start with the FCL Pirates, Po-Yu Chen stays hot on the mound, and more Pittsburgh Pirates minor league action from Thursday
After falling in an early hole, the Indianapolis Indians were able to rally for a 7-4 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers. With the win, the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates now owns a 50-54 record this season.
Miguel Andújar continues to rake for the Indians. Andújar went 3-for-6 with his 15th home run of the season, a RBI, and two runs scored. Andújar now owns a 1.012 OPS at Triple-A this season.
On a rehab assignment Ji Hwan Bae went 1-for-4. Mason Martin was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI. Domingo Leyba was 2-for-3 with a home run, two walks, a RBI, and two runs scored. Aaron Shackelford was 1-for-3 with a two walks, a RBI, and two runs.
Travis MacGregor started for Indy and allowed 3 runs on five hits, a walk, and three strikeouts in 2.2 innings pitched. John O'Reilly allowed a run on two hits, two walks, a solo home run, and three strikeouts in 3 innings pitched.
Lefty Braeden Ogle pitched 1.1 hitless, scoreless innings. Ogle walked a pair and struck a batter out. Hunter Stratton closed things out wiht 2 scoreless innings pitched. Stratton did not allow a hit, he walked a batter, and struck out five.