The roundup of Thursday's action:
-P- Indianapolis won a laugher over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 13-1. Jose Tabata advanced a little ways down the Road to Redemption (far enough to see Travis Snider's shadow, maybe), going 4-6 with a double and four RBIs. He's now hitting .310 in AAA. Yamaico Navarro, Brandon Boggs and Anderson Hernandez all went 3-5. Navarro is now hitting a very solid 291/378/491, with nearly as many walks as strikeouts. Chase d'Arnaud and Matt Hague each went 2-6. D'Arnaud's average has crept up to .241 after spending most of the year hovering just over the Mendoza Line. Christian Marrero hit his 5th HR, his first since joining Indy. Daniel Cabrera allowed one run over six innings. Dan McCutchen retired the last nine hitters in order, striking out four, to pick up a save.
-P- Altoona lost to Trenton, 9-6. Drew Maggi and Adalberto Santos each went 2-5 and Oscar Tejeda 2-4. Santos and Tejeda each had doubles. Santos is now hitting .390 with 21 walks and 16 Ks. Brandon Cumpton started and allowed six runs over four innings.-P- Bradenton's game with Lakeland was scoreless through five, but the bad guys got four off Tyler Waldron in the 6th and three more off Jhonathan Ramos in the 7th to hand the Marauders a 7-0 loss. Bradenton managed to get one runner picked off and three others thrown out on the bases.
-P- West Virginia had an early 6-2 lead, but Zack von Rosenberg got hammered and the Power lost to Hagerstown, 9-7. Gregory Polanco went 2-4 with a double and Alen Hanson went 1-3 with a walk, two steals and his 36th error. Von Rosenberg allowed seven runs, five earned, in 2.2 IP. Zac Fuesser actually took the loss, giving up two runs in 4.1 IP.
-P- State College gave up three runs in the 8th and dropped a 4-2 decision to Hudson Valley. Jason Creasy started and went four and two thirds. He gave up one run on four hits and three walks, and fanned four. Tyler Gaffney returned to the lineup and went 1-4.
-P- The GCL Pirates split a doubleheader with the Yankees. The Bucs took game one, 4-1. Cesar Lopez allowed one run over four innings on three hits and a walk, with three Ks. Nick Evans started his rehab and had a two-run single in three ABs. Eric Wood went 2-2. The Yankees won game two, 6-4. Andrew Lambo started his rehab in that game and went 1-3 with a walk.. Dilson Herrera went 3-4 and Kevin Ross went 2-3.
-P- The DSL Pirates1 beat the Rangers, 6-3. Cesilio Pimentel threw four and a third shutout innings, allowing four hits and a walk, and fanning two. Ulises Montilla and Daniel Arriba each went 2-4.
-P- The DSL Pirates2 got pummeled by the Nationals, 10-4. Gustavo Barrios went 2-3 with two walks, Jose Salazar went 2-4 with a double, and Edgar Munoz went 2-5. Barrios, an 18-year-old infielder from Colombia, is now hitting .356.