Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Liover Peguero Stays Red Hot, Ji Man Choi Homers on Rehab Assignment, More

Liover Peguero continues to push for a promotion to the majors
Jun 18, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Liover Peguero (60)
Jun 18, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Liover Peguero (60) / Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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Liover Peguero remains red hot at Double-A, Ji Man Choi homered on his rehab assignment, and more Pittsburgh Pirates minor league action

Triple-A Indianapolis appeared to be on their way to a victory on Wednesday night. However, after allowing 2 runs in the 7th inning, a run in the 8th, and another run in the 9th, the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered a 7-6 walk off loss against the Lousiville Bats to fall to 33-42 on the season.

Starting his rehab assignment, Rob Zastryzny started for Indy. The lefty allowed a solo home run in his lone inning of work. Fellow lefty Kent Emanuel followed as the bulk guy, allowing 4 runs on seven hits, two walks, and six strikeouts in 5 innings pitched.

John O'Reilly pitched a 1-2-3 7th inning, striking a batter out. Colin Selby allowed a run on two hits, two walks, and a strikeout in the 8th inning. Hunter Stratton was given the ball in the 9th inning. After recording the first out of the inning, Stratton allowed a walk off home run to Henry Ramos.

As for the Indy offense, Chris Owings was 1-for-5 with a run scored at the top of the lineup. CatcherEndy Rodriguez continues to swing a hot bat going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and a RBI as he keeps pushing for a promotion to the majors.

Moving his rehab assignment to Triple-A, Ji Man Choi went 1-for-3 with a walk, a home run, a run scored, and he drove in three runs. Canaan Smith-Njigba was 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored, while Ryan Vilade was 1-for-3 with a double, walk, and a run scored.