Strong pitching performance from Thomas Harrington, Jared Jones, and Aaron Shortridge, more in today's Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
Triple-A Indianapolis picked up a 1-run victory on Friday night. The Indians defeated the Memphis Redbirds by a score of 2-1. With the win, the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates is now 40-44 this season.
J.C. Flowers allowed a hit and issued a walk while pitching a scoreless 1st inning. Jared Jones followed with 4 innings, allowing a run on a hit, two walks, and seven strikeouts. Jones has now issued 8 walks while striking out 24 in 19.1 innings pitched with Indy this season.
Jose Hernandez struck a batter out in a scoreless 6th inning as part of his rehab assignment. Andre Jackson walked a batter and struck out a pair in 2 scoreless innings pitched. Colin Selby pitched the 9th, retiring all three batters he faced with two strikeouts to pick up his 4th save of the season.
Alika Williams started at second base going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and a RBI. Miguel Andújar and Ryan Vilade were both 2-for-4, with Vilade driving in a run. Liover Peguero went 1-for-3 with a walk.