All four of the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league affiliates saw game action on Thursday night, going 2-2 on the day. 2022 first round pick Termarr Johnson hit the first outside-the-park home run of his career for the Bradenton Marauders.
Triple-A Indianapolis (20-21)
The Indians put up ten runs on ten hits without a single homer, grinding their way on base with nine walks in their 10-5 win.
Third baseman Malcom Nuñez went 3-for-4 with a pair of run-scoring singles and a double. Nuñez came around to score two runs.
Double-A Altoona (17-17)
The Curve also managed to win last night, outlasting the Bowie Bay Sox in a 13-11 track meet.
First baseman Mason Martin hit a grand slam to jump out to a 9-0 lead in the fourth inning.
Shortstop Liover Peguero went 3-for-6 on the day with three RBI and a pair of runs scored.
Closer Oliver Garcia picked up his first save of the season, allowing one run and striking out two batters in the ninth inning.
High-A Greensboro (20-16)
The Grasshoppers couldn’t come back against the Asheville Tourists, falling 2-1.
Starting pitcher Anthony Solometo gave up just three hits in seven innings, striking out six batters, but allowed a pair of earned runs.
Greensboro outhit the Tourists 10-3, but couldn’t come up with the decisive play as each hit went for a single.
Shortstop Tsung-Che Chen, designated hitter Jackson Glenn and second baseman Maikol Escotto all managed two hits.
Low-A Bradenton (20-16)
The Marauders fell to the Clearwater Threshers 10-3.
Second baseman Termarr Johnson hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot in the fifth inning, adding a single and a pair of walks. He also committed a throwing error (and has struggled on defense to begin the year), one of four that helped sink the Marauders.