Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Lonnie White Jr. Stays Hot at Bradenton and More

Recapping Wednesday's Pirate minor league action

Tampa Tarpons won 4-1 over the Bradenton Marauders at Bradenton's LECOM Park Wednesday evening June,
Tampa Tarpons won 4-1 over the Bradenton Marauders at Bradenton's LECOM Park Wednesday evening June, / THOMAS BENDER/HERALD-TRIBUNE / USA TODAY
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Lonnie White Jr. stays hot at Low-A, another Anthony Solometo start with Altoona, and more in today's Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup

The Triple-A Indianapolis Indians were shut out by the Gwinnett Stripes 6-0 on Wednesday night. With the loss, the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates is now a poor 49-54 for the 2023 season.

The Indian offense was held to just five hits. Canaan Smith-Njigba and Ryan Vilade were both 1-for-4. Miguel Andúja was 2-for-4 with his 25th double of the season. Third baseman Francisco Acuna was 1-for-4, Grant Koch, Mason Martin, and Chase Bissonette all drew a walk. That was it for Indy base runners.

Andre Jackson served as an opener for Indy. Jackson struck a batter out in a 1-2-3 1st inning. Lefty Kent Emanuel was the bulk man for Indy, allowing 3 runs on eight hits, a walk, and three strikeouts in 5 innings pitched.

Cody Bolton took over in the 7th inning and struggled. Bolton faced six batters, allowing three hits and walking a pair while recording just one out. This led to Bolton being charged with 3 runs in 1/3 of an inning pitched. Yohan Ramirez did his best to clean the mess up, striking out four batters while retiring all five he faced in 1.2 scoreless innings pitched.