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Not a good night on the farm. Bradenton was rained out and the other three teams followed the Pirates’ lead in going down to defeat.
AAA: Gwinett 3, Indianapolis 2 (10)
Gwinnett scored a run in the top of the tenth off Dovydas Neverauskus. Fake baseball starts as soon as the game goes extras and with a runner at second Sal Giardina lined a single to left and Peter Bourjos followed with an RBI grounder to second base.
The Indians had been up 2-0 after a Bostick double and Osuna single in the first and a Luplow double and Stallings single in the fourth.
Tyler Eppler (pictured) had a good start, allowing two runs on four hits in 5 2/3, with three walks and seven K’s. Stallings had a pair of hits, Bo Schultz threw two scoreless innings, and Neverauskus struck out a pair in two innings. The winning run was unearned, and his ERA dropped to 0.90.
AA: Akron 3, Altoona 0
The Curve only managed three singles (Martin, Craig, Alemias) off Zach Plesac, who K’d four without a walk over six innings. Pedro Vasquez threw a solid game, allowing one run in seven innings on five hits, three walks and five strikeouts. Jake Brentz allowed a pair of insurance runs in the eighth on a hit and three walks. OIn the season he’s walked 18 and strukc out 12 in 9 2⁄3 innings.
A: Bradenton at Daytona rained out
Low A: West Virginia 6, Lexington 12
Lefty Domingo Robles was hammered for five runs in 5 1⁄3 innings, allowing ten hits and a pair of homers. The guy from Charleston scored four in the fifth, a pair coming on Lolo Sanchez’s second homer of the year. He had two hits while batting ninth. Oneil Cruz led off and had a pair of hits, raising hit averages to 273/345/483. Brett Pope and Rodolfo Castro had three hits apiece, and Cal Mitchell a pair. He’s hitting 320/382/534