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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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Altoona records just four hits in shutout loss

It was not just Triple-A Indy who got shutout on Wednesday. The Double-A Altoona Curve also suffered a shutout loss, falling 7-0 agaisnt the Richmond Flying Squirrels. With the loss, the Curve are now 45-49 on the season.

Anthony Solometo started for Altoona, allowing 3 runs in 5 innings pitched. Solometo allowed these runs on seven hits, a walk, and three strikeouts. He hit two batters, and thew 51 of 79 pitches for strikes. In 33.2 innings pitched in 7 starts since being promoted to Double-A, Solometo now owns a 3.48 ERA, 7 walks, and 36 strikeouts.

Noe Toribio followed Solometo. Toribio allowed 2 runs on three hits, a hit batter, and strikeout in 2 innings pitched. Geronimo Franzua allowed a hit and walked a batter in a scoreless 8th inning. Tyler Samaniego would allow 2 runs on four hits and a walk in the 9th inning, the once promising lefty relief pitching prospect now owns a 5.66 ERA this season.

Lolo Sanchez, Caludio Finol, and Chavez Young each drew a walk for the Curve. Young also recorded a single. Tsung-Che Cheng, Matt Fraizer, and Will Matthiessen all went 1-for-4. And, well, that was it for Curve offense on Wednesday.