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Pirates Prospect Watch: Termarr Johnson Hits Third Homer



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For the third time this season, Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Termarr Johnson homered for the Bradenton Marauders.

The blast was an impressive one for the 2022 first-rounder, measuring over 400 feet and registering an exit velocity of 11.6 mph.

Johnson also drew a pair of walks in the game 31 free passes in 155 plate appearances — good for a walk rate of an impressive 20%.

While Johnson’s talents were on display, a number of other Pirates’ prospects also played well.

Indianapolis (28-33)


Altoona (30-25)

C Abrahan Gutierrez

  • Game stats: 2 for 4, one home run, two RBIs, one run
  • Season stats: .222/.263/.500, two doubles, one home run, two RBIs, five games

RHP Travis MacGregor

  • Game stats: 3.0 innings, two hits, no runs, no walks, five strikeouts
  • Season stats: 4-0, 1.83 ERA, 7er/34.1ip, 29 hits, 13 walks, 45 strikeouts, 16 appearances/one start

Gutierrez’s homer along with three dominant innings from MacGregor helped lead Altoona to a 5-4 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels in 10 innings.

Pirates prospect Connor Scott doubled as part of a two-hit performance. Mason Martin also had a pair of hits in the win.

Greensboro (31-24)

LHP Anthony Solometo

  • Game stats: 4.0 innings, five hits, no runs, no walks, seven strikeouts
  • Season stats: 2-3, 2.30 ERA, 15er/58.2ip, 43 hits, 25 walks, 68 strikeouts, 12 appearances/12 starts

RF Sammy Siani

  • Game stats: 1 for 3, one home run, two RBIs, one run
  • Season stats: .229/.354/.405, five doubles, six home runs, 21 RBIs, 11 steals, 40 games

Solometo looked impressive on the mound and Siani went deep for Greensboro in their 6-3 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks.

Pirates prospect Shawn Ross also homered while Grant Ford improved to 4-0 on the season after earning the win.

Bradenton (30-27)

DH Nick Cimillo

  • Game stats: 2 for 3, one home run, one double, three RBIs, one run
  • Season stats: .261/.400/.536, five doubles, one triple, four home runs, 12 RBIs. 24 games

1B Alexander Mojica

  • Game stats: 2 for 4, one home run, two RBIs, one run
  • Season stats: .217/.341/.362, eight doubles, four home runs, 20 RBIs, two steals, 41 games

In addition to Johnson, Cimillo and Mojica both homered, but Bradenton fell 9-8 in 10 innings to the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Pirates prospect Shalin Polanco went 2 for 5 with a run scored and a stolen base.

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