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The Matt Morris Report: Tito Polo! drives in five

-- Indianapolis beat Louisville, 5-2.  A.J. Morris gave up two runs on seven hits in four innings.  Andy Oliver, in a microcosm of the reasons why he's not the answer to the Pirates' bullpen problems but why people think he is, struck out four in two scoreless innings.  He gave up one hit, walked three and threw only 23 of 44 pitches for strikes.  Gregory Polanco was 0-2 with two walks, and Andrew Lambo 2-4.  Michael Martinez was 3-4.

-- Altoona beat Richmond, 3-2.  Tom Harlan, who's headed to the Arizona Fall League, gave up two runs in five innings on four hits and four walks.  He struck out one.  Stolmy Pimentel threw one scoreless inning, thanks to Willy Garcia throwing out a runner at the plate.  Pimentel gave up two hits and a walk.  Keon Broxton was 2-3.

-- Bradenton's playoff hopes continued to fade with a 7-4 loss to Fort Myers.  Chad Kuhl gave up four runs on ten hits in four and two-thirds innings.  He walked none and struck out five.  Eric Wood was 2-3 with two doubles and Jacob Stallings 2-4 with a double and three RBIs.  Raul Fortunato was 2-4 and Adam Frazier 2-5 with a double.

-- West Virginia beat Lexington, 8-2.  Reese McGuire and Erich Weiss each went 3-5, with McGuire driving in three runs.  Austin Meadows was 1-3 and scored three runs.  Wyatt Mathisen was 2-5.  Cody Dickson gave up one run in five innings.  He allowed five hits, walked three and fanned eight.

-- Jamestown beat Auburn, 4-1.  Montana DuRapau allowed one run in six innings.  He gave up seven hits, walked none and fanned eight.  Chase Simpson went 3-4 with his seventh HR and three RBIs.  Jordan Luplow was 2-4 with a double.  Tyler Filliben was also 2-4.

-- Bristol got all of its runs in the 5th inning and went on to edge Elizabethton, 6-5.  Chris Harvey was 3-4, Enyel Vallejo 2-4 with a double, and Nick Buckner 2-4.  Marek Minarik gave up four runs, one earned, in four and two-thirds innings.

-- The GCL Pirates beat the Blue Jays, 7-3.  Tito Polo! (yes, that's him, in the flesh) was 3-4 with a triple, a walk and his third HR.  Sam Kennelly was 3-5 with a double.  Kennelly, an Australian middle infielder who's still only 18, is now hitting 293/393/354 with a 15:17 BB:K ratio.  Henrry Rosario was 2-4 and Cole Tucker 1-4.  Gage Hinsz went four innings, allowing one run on four hits and two walks.  He struck out five.