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Cannonballs coming: Max Moroff homers twice

MLB: Spring Training-Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Yankees Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Altoona’s game in Akron was postponed due to wet grounds.

— Max Moroff homered twice as Indianapolis (9-16) beat Columbus, 6-1. Moroff went 2-4 and drove in three, and now leads the entire organization with eight longballs. Steven Brault allowed only one run, but lasted just five innings. Brault only walked two, but got into enough deep counts to need 96 pitches. He gave up five hits and fanned seven. Angel Sanchez fanned four more in the next two innings and A.J. Schugel struck out the side in his one inning, although each allowed two hits. Anderson Feliz hit his second HR.

Chris Bostick: 0-4
Austin Meadows: 0-4 (now batting .189)
Edgar Santana: IP, H

— Taylor Hearn survived some early control problems as Bradenton (18-12) won a 3-2 decision over Dunedin on a walkoff wild pitch. Hearn walked two in the first, but no more after that. He reached two out in the seventh with a shutout going, having allowed just one hit, but apparently tired and gave up two hits. At that point, Hearn had thrown 104 pitches and came out for Yunior Montero, who unfortunately let both runners score. Hearn fanned eight before leaving. Montero struck out another five over the final two innings and a third. Jordan George and Christian Kelley both went 2-4. Kelley is now batting .333.

Cole Tucker: 1-4, 2B, SB (23)
Ke’Bryan Hayes: 1-3, 2 SB (10-11 SB on the season)
Will Craig: 0-3
Logan Hill: 1-3
Casey Hughston: 0-3
Kevin Krause: 1-2

— Luis Escobar had a major control meltdown as West Virginia (14-16) blew a 6-0 first-inning lead and lost to Lexington, 9-8. Escobar threw only 30 of 72 pitches for strikes and walked seven in three and a third innings. He allowed three hits, struck out just one, and was charged with seven runs. Hunter Owen went 2-4 with a double and his third HR. Clark Eagan went 2-4 with a three-run HR, also his third longball.

Ty Moore: 0-4, 3 K
Trae Arbet: 1-4, 2B
Dylan Prohoroff: 2 IP, 3 K