Bradenton was off.
-- Indianapolis (64-66) lost to Columbus, 7-5. Kelvin Marte started, giving up two runs in five innings while striking out seven. Justin Masterson, who obviously isn't a major league option, followed and got torched for five runs while recording just two outs. Pedro Florimon was 2-3 with a walk, a double and his fifth HR. Austin Meadows made things interesting with a two-run, pinch-hit double with two outs in the ninth.
Alen Hanson: 0-3 (left after grounding out in the sixth)
Max Moroff: 1-4, 2B
Jose Osuna: 0-4
Elias Diaz: 1-4, 2B
Edgar Santana: 2 IP, H, 3 K
-- Tyler Glasnow struggled to throw strikes and lasted only three innings in Altoona's (70-57) 7-1 win over Harrisburg. Glasnow allowed no runs and two hits, while striking out six. He walked three, though, and threw only 30 of 57 pitches for strikes. Alex McRae threw the last six innings, giving up just an unearned run on five hits and no walks. He struck out four. The Curve played longball, with Stetson Allie hitting his twelfth with two on, and Barrett Barnes going 2-4 with his sixth HR. Backup catcher Tomas Morales hit his second pinch hit HR in as many days, giving him . . . two HRs for his pro career. Chris Stewart went 0-3 with a walk.
Erich Weiss: 1-2, 2 BB
Kevin Newman: 1-4
Eric Wood: 2-3, BB
-- West Virginia (64-62) beat Kannapolis, 5-2, in the completion of yesterday's suspended game. Logan Sendelbach went four innings before the rains came, allowing a run on two hits. He walked none and struck out three. Taylor Hearn threw a scoreless inning in relief, allowing one hit, with no walks or strikeouts. He threw seven of 11 pitches for strikes. Jordan George and Ryan Nagle each had two hits. Logan Ratledge hit his fourth HR.
Stephen Alemais: 0-4, BB
Mitchell Tolman: 1-5
Logan Hill: 0-4
Daniel Arribas: 1-3.
The Power also won the regularly scheduled game, 5-1. Bret Helton gave up a run on just two hits and two walks in five and two-thirds innings. He struck out four. Casey Hughston went 3-4 with a triple and Tolman 2-3.
Hill: 1-4, 3B
-- Morgantown (29-33) pounded Batavia, 9-1. Danny Beddes threw five shutout innings, allowing just two hits and a walk, and striking out eight. A 15th round draft pick, Beddes now has an ERA of 2.11 and WHIP of 0.96. Evan Piechota and Scooter Hightower fanned four apiece in relief, giving the Black Bears 16 whiffs on the day. Sandy Santos went 2-6 with his second HR and Chris Harvey 3-4.
Will Craig: 2-5, BB
Kevin Krause: 2-3, 2 BB
-- Bristol (22-35) did its best to imitate its parent team, getting one-hit in a 3-0 loss in the first game of its doubleheader with Elizabethton. The Pirates' hitters whiffed 14 times in the seven-inning game, covering just 22 ABs. The #3-5 hitters went 0-7 with seven strikeouts. The only hit was a double by Yoel Gonzalez. Adam Oller gave up two runs on seven hits in five innings.
Bristol exploded for two runs in game two, but still lost, 3-2. Garrett Brown went 2-3 with a double. David Whitehead gave up three runs, two earned, in four innings. The Pirates managed to strike out only nine times in 26 ABs.
-- The GCL Pirates (20-29) lost to the Phillies, 4-2. Domingo Robles, who missed his last start when he missed the team bus, gave up four runs, two earned, on eight hits in four innings. Hector Garcia continued to pitch well in his TJ rehab, throwing two scoreless innings, with one hit, no walks and three strikeouts. Austin Shields survived more control problems to throw two scoreless and hitless innings. He walked three, hit two and struck out two. Another rehabbing player, Ke'Bryan Hayes, went 1-3 with a double. Jeremias Portorreal got his first GCL hit, going 1-4.
Edison Lantigua: 0-3, BB
Yondry Contreras: 0-3
-- The DSL Pirates' game with the Mets1 was suspended in the sixth inning with the score 1-1.