Termarr Johnson had another huge game for Bradenton, Henry Davis continues to prove he belongs in the majors, and more in today's Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup
Even the Iowa Cubs are dumb and annoying. Wednesday afternoon, the Iowa Cubs took down the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians by a score of 8-1. With the loss, the top farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates is now 29-34 on the season.
Chase De Jong served as an opener for Indy, walking a batter and striking out a pair in 2 hitless, scoreless innings pitched. Lefty J.C. Flowers followed and struggled mightily, allowing 6 runs on five hits and two walks while recording just two outs in the 3rd inning.
John O'Reilly allowed a hit and walked a batter, but got the final out of the 3rd inning. Duane Underwood Jr. followed O'Reilly by striking out three in 2 scoreless innings pitched. Cody Bolton allowed 2 runs on five hits and a strikeout in 2 innings pitched. Eli Villalobos finsihed things off by walking a batter, allowing a hit, and striking out a pair in 1 inning pitched.
While there was not much offense for Indy, Henry Davis still managed to have another good game. The former no. 1 overall pick was 2-for-3 with a double, he was hit by a pitch, and scored a run. Davis now owns a .974 OPS in 219 minor league plate appearancs this season, it's time for him to join the MLB club.
As for the rest of the Indy lineup, Aaron Shackelford hit a double and Miguel Andújar was 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, and a RBI. Nick Gonzales, Endy Rodriguez, Cal Mitchell, and Jared Triolo, four key cogs in Indy's lineup, all went 0-for-4. As a team, the Indians were 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position.