Jordan Lyles began his rehab by allowing only two hits and three walks in five and two thirds innings. The only run he allowed was on CF Gorkys Hernandez’ (221/335/389) solo homer in the third inning, his tenth. Lyles fanned seven batters.
The Indians tied the game at one on the sixth on SS Cole Tucker’s (303/361/561) solo home run, his sixth in the minors this year.
The Red Sox went back in front on Bryce Brentz’ solo homer off Blake Weiman, his 13th.
Nick Franklin singled in a pair in the eighth and then In the ninth C Christian Kelley singled in Darnell Sweeney with the game winner.
The Indians only had four hits.
Sean Brady (3-7, 5.11) had a nice start, allowing only one run in seven innings, a solo homer, as he scattered four hits and two walks while striking out four.
The Curve scored all they needed with three in the third and continued to tack on single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth as they banged out fifteen hits.
3B Alfredo Reyes (177/285/239) had two hits, including his first homer, while CF Jared Oliva (227/319/348), SS Robbie Glendinning (335/398/578) and 1B Jerrick Suiter (251/305/313) had three hits apiece.
22 year old right-hander Brad Case (8-2, 2.57), in his third High-A start, allowed only one run over seven innings, but that was enough to tag him with the loss. Throwing 62 of 96 pitches for strikes, Case didn’t walk anyone while fanning five.
CF Travis Swaggerty (218/316/319), LF Lolo Sanchez (298/372/446) and 2B Ramon Castro (240/301/502) each had two hits but the team went down on strikes a total of thirteen times. RF Cal Mitchell (267/304/433) was 0-for-4.
21 year old right-hander Colin Selby (3-2, 3.70) allowed only four hits in six innings, but three of them, plus a walk, came in Delmarva’s four run third inning. He walked one and struck out six.
The Grasshoppers manged only five hits, two by 3B Patrick Dorrian.
Short Season A
J.T. Brubaker (2.28 ERA in 27 2⁄3 IP), on a rehab assignment from Indianapolis, struggled with control, throwing only 33 of 60 pitches for strikes, as he walked three and struck out only one in four innings, along with three hits, but he allowed only one run in his four innings of work.
The Black Bears’ batters struck quickly, putting five runs on the board in the first inning.With one out Blake Sabol was hit by a pitch and Brett Kinneman walked. Matt Gorski then doubled to center field, driving in both runner, and Jared Triolo followed with a home to left, his first as a professional. After a groundout, two more walks and two more hit batsmen forced in the fifth run of the inning.
1b Nick Patten added a two-run double in the fifth and an RBI single in the sixth to round out the scoring. Gorski also had two hits.
19 year old Santiago Florez pitched five scoreless innings, allowing thee hits and no walks while striking out three. He left with a 1-0 which the bullpen could not hold.
Samuel Inoa and Ernny Ordonez singled ahead of Jean Eusebio’s RBI double in the second, but the Pirates could manage only four other hits in the game. Ordonez and Eusebio each had two.
No games scheduled
2019-06-19 2B Jake Elmore
2019-06-12 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes, fractured left index finger
2019-06-12 Util Pablo Reyes, ankle
2019-06-04 OF Trayvon Robinson
2019-04-28 RHP J.T. Brubaker, right forearm strain (rehabbing at Bristol)
2019-04-21 RHP Brandon Maurer, right knee inflammation (rehabbing at West Virginia)
2019-06-12 LHP Elvis Escobar, left shoulder strain
2019-05-16 RHP Tate Scioneaux, left ankle sprain
2019-04-26 2B Steven Alemais, right shoulder strain
2019-04-04 RHP Gage Hinsz, right forearm strain
2019-05-22 LHP Ike Schlabach
2019-05-17 LHP Oddy Nunez, back strain
2019-05-04 RHP Drew Fischer, right elbow strain
2019-04-28 SS Oneil Cruz, right foot fracture
2019-04-04 RHP Travis McGregor, recovering from Sept 2018 Tommy John surgery
2019-06-17 RHP Lizardy Dicent
2019-06-17 LHP Roger Santana