2019 20th Round pick Jake Snider, a center fielder from the University of Louisville where he had a career 288/398/380 line with 37 stolen bases, was assigned to Bristol.
LF Pablo Reyes (259/309/518) three-run homer, his eighth of the year and third in two games, highlighted a four run fifth inning.
In the 27 games Reyes played from May 24 to July 13, he’d batted 337/378/641 in 98 plate appearances, after starting the year 5-for-39 for the Pirates and then 4-for-42 for Indianapolis.
The Indians blasted a total of four long balls, with solo shots from 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes (254/341/422) in the first, his sixth; 2B Jake Elmore (351/407/502) in the second, his fourth; and CF Jason Martin (242/278/433) in the fourth, his seventh. Hayes also had a single and double.
Alex McRae (6-6, 5.03) served up a three-run homer in the first, putting the Indians in a hole, but didn’t allow allow any more runs in his five innings. Altogether McRae allowed seven hits and a walk while fanning six.
DH Jared Oliva (272/365/419) hit a two-run homer in the second, his sixth of the year, and the Curve scored three in the sixth, two on CF Chris Sharpe’s (270/360/441) double to tie the game and the go ahead run on 3B Robbie Glendinning’s (322/377/542) single.
Domingo Robles (7-7, 3.50) went six innings for Altoona, giving up four runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out five. Angel German (5.16 ERA in 29 2⁄3 IP) took a 5-4 lead to the eighth but gave up a walk before a two-run homer by Oscar Azocar which gave Erie their winning margin.
Besides the homer, Oliva walked twice. while Sharpe and RF Bligh Madris (259/323/374) had two hits apiece.
Reliever Hunter Stratton (4.75 ERA in 55 IP) served up a two-run homer in the eighth to give Fort Myers their one-run victory.
Starter Max Kranick (5-7, 3.95) gave up two runs in five innings on five hits and two walks, striking out three.
The Marauders had gone ahead 3-2 in the fourth on 3B Rodolfo Castro’s (235/294/491) 17th home run.
Down 9-7 in the bottom of the eighth, the Grasshoppers exploded for five runs, with SS Ji-hwan Bae’s (310/396/398) two-run double tying the game and 2B Kyle Mottice’s (408/528/477) two-run single providing the winning margin.
Mottice had two singles and two walks, 1B Luke Mangieri (338/425/527) had a single, double, walk and three RBI and RF Fabricio Macias was 3-for-5.
Starter Colin Selby (3-2, 3.19) served up three-run homers in both the third and fifth innings. Five of the seven run against him were unearned, but he allowed six hits and a walk in four and two thirds, with five strikeouts.
Short Season A
Braxtan Ashcraft (0-5, 5.97) had his longest start, going six innings, giving up three runs on five hits and a walk while fanning five, but the Black Bears offense only managed three hits and two walks behind him.
Starter Luis Ortiz was roughed up for seven runs, three earned, in three and a third innings on six hits and two walks.
No games scheduled.
2019-07-12 LHP Blake Weiman
2019-07-11 OF Eric Wood, left foot contusion
2019-06-27 3B Hunter Owen, left hand contusion
2019-04-28 RHP J.T. Brubaker, right forearm strain (rehabbing at West Virginia)
2019-07-05 RF Bralin Jackson, left ankle sprain.
2019-06-12 LHP Elvis Escobar, left shoulder strain
2019-04-26 2B Stephen Alemais, right shoulder strain
2019-04-04 RHP Gage Hinsz, right forearm strain
2019-07-13 2B Raul Siri.
2019-07-07 LHP Braeden Ogle
2019-07-06 RHP Logan Stoelke
2019-06-30 2B Chase Lambert, right big toe sprain.
2019-06-28 LF Daniel Amaral
2019-05-17 LHP Oddy Nunez, back strain
2019-05-04 RHP Drew Fischer, right elbow strain
2019-06-28 LHP Zach Spears (60 day)
2019-04-04 RHP Travis McGregor (60 day), recovering from Sept 2018 Tommy John surgery
2019-06-17 RHP Lizardy Dicent
2019-06-17 LHP Roger Santana
2019-06-24 RHP Andres Arrieta (60 day)