In minor news, the Pirates have promoted Carlos Munoz to Bradenton.
Altoona was off. The rain gave Bristol a break from their string of 17 losses in their last 18 games.
— Steve Brault (pictured) threw seven shutout innings as Indianapolis (62-52) blanked Buffalo, 4-0. Brault allowed just three hits and two walks. He struck out two and needed only 86 pitches. Indy got all its runs in the fourth on two-run doubles by Phil Gosselin and Elias Diaz. Jordan Luplow went 3-3 with a double.
Edwin Espinal: 2-4
Angel Sanchez: IP
Montana DuRapau: IP, 2 BB, K
— Bradenton (61-49) got destroyed by Lakeland, 13-3. Cam Vieaux allowed six runs on 11 hits in five and two-thirds innings. He walked one and struck out four, and now has a 4.53 ERA since he moved up. Mitchell Tolman led off the game with his sixth HR and finished 2-4.
Ke’Bryan Hayes: 0-3, BB
Will Craig: 1-3, BB
Stephen Alemais: 0-4
— Mike Wallace fanned nine in six and two-thirds innings as West Virginia (52-57) beat Lakewood, 8-2. Wallace gave up two runs on five hits and a walk. Garrett Brown went 3-3 and Albert Baur drove in three runs. Adrian Valerio was 2-3 with a double.
— Morgantown (28-19) beat Batavia, 6-3. Starter Beau Sulser gave up a two-run HR, but otherwise pitched scorelessly over four innings. Adam Oller threw four shutout innings in relief, giving up two hits and no walks, and striking out four. Austin Meadows played the full game in left and went 1-3 with a two-run double and two walks. Raul Siri was 2-5 with a double.
Deon Stafford: 0-5
Tristan Gray: 0-4, BB
Bligh Madris: 1-4, BB
— Mason Martin scored on a walkoff wild pitch as the GCL Pirates (14-23) edged the Phillies, 3-2. Steven Jennings started and allowed a run in three innings. He gave up three hits and two walks, and struck out none. Yeudry Manzanillo followed with six innings, giving up a run on seven hits. Martin went 1-3 with a walk and Rodolfo Castro was 2-4 with a double and a walk.
Lolo Sanchez: 1-5
Calvin Mitchell: 0-2, 3 BB
Jeremias Portorreal: 1-3, BB
— The DSL Pirates (30-25) took the first game of their doubleheader with the Dodgers2 in dramatic fashion, scoring all seven of their runs in the bottom of the seventh, finishing a 7-6 win with a walkoff, two-run single by John Lantigua. Lantigua went 2-4 and Ronaldo Paulino 2-3 with two doubles. The Pirates survived six errors, which led to four unearned runs.
Jean Eusebio: 0-3, BB
Sherten Apostel: 1-3
The Pirates finished the sweep with a 7-2 win in game two. Pablo Santana gave up two runs, one earned, and five hits in five innings. He walked none and struck out four. Apostel hit his seventh HR. Emison Soto, Williams Calderon and Matthew Mercedes all went 2-4.