The action was still a little light as Indianapolis and Altoona remained off on Wednesday.
-P- Bradenton came from behind late to beat Brevard County, 5-2. Colton Cain had a solid start, matching former Pirate draftee Drew Gagnon, who started for the opposition. Cain went six, allowing two runs, five hits and two walks, and fanning three. He now has a 1.80 ERA in his last five starts, although he's not striking out a lot of batters. Alex Dickerson went 2-4 with a double, and Carlos Paulino and Justin Howard also contributed two hits apiece. The latter two also pulled off a first-and-third double steal, with Paulino stealing home.
-P- State College came back from an early 2-0 deficit to beat Staten Island, 3-2. Joely Rodriguez continued to pitch well, allowing two runs, one earned, over five innings. He gave up four hits, walked none, and fanned three. He's allowed only eight hits in his last 15 innings. Fifth round draft pick Adrian Sampson threw three scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk, and striking out three. D.J. Crumlich continued with the hot bat, going 3-4 with a double. He's now hitting .328. Ryan Hornback, who's hitting .318, went 2-4.
-P- The GCL Pirates dropped the Blue Jays, 4-3. Elvis Escobar went 2-4 with a double, Dilson Herrera went 2-4, and Candon Myles went 2-3 with two steals. Stetson Allie had a double, but also made two throwing errors. Axel Diaz started and threw four and two-thirds scoreless, hitless innings, but he walked four while fanning three.
-P- The DSL Pirates1 lost to the Mets2, 6-5, in 11 innings. Ulises Montilla hit his 2nd HR and Maximo Rivera hit his 4th. Catcher Daniel Arribas went 2-5 and infielder Fredis Padilla went 2-4 with a double.
-P- The DSL Pirates2 lost to the Yankees1, 7-3. The Bucs' starter, 18-year-old lefty Luis Rico, threw three scoreless innings, giving up a hit and two walks, and fanning three. Nineteen-year-old center fielder Henrry Rosario went 4-4 with a triple.