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Pirates Prospect Watch: Suwinski Provides Offense; Rodriguez Stays Hot



Pirates Prospects

Saturday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates major league club was embarrassed yet again with a shutout loss, 6-0 to the Phillies in Philadelphia.

The Pirates’ farm system, on the other hand, had a ton of bright spots to talk about. Friday night we highlighted a few Pirates prospects like Malcom Nunez and Jack Suwinski.

Which Pirates prospect made the cut from Saturday night? Lets head on down to the farm and see shall we?!

Indianapolis Indians

OF Jack Suwinski

  • Game: 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a double
  • Season at Triple-A: .214/.285/.410 with an OPS of .695

RHP Johan Oviedo

  • Game: 3.2 innings pitched, three hits, no earned runs, one walk, and four strikeouts.
  • Season with Indy: 11.1 innings pitched, eight hits, one earned run, three walks, and thirteen strikeouts

Indianapolis had to hold on towards the end of the game, but beat Rochester 5-3. Suwinski hit a two-RBI double and finished the night with three ribbies. Johan Oviedo started and threw 63 pitches (36 strikes) in 3.2 innings pitched.

Altoona Curve

C/INF/OF Endy Rodriguez

  • Game: 3 for 6 with a homer, double, and RBI
  • Season at Double-A: .345/.439/.727 with an OPS of 1.156

OF Connor Scott

  • Game: 2 for 4 with two RBIs
  • Season: .248/.312/.382 with an OPS of .694

It took extra innings for Altoona, but it pulled out a 10-8 victory over Bowie. Endy Rodriguez registered his fifth homer in Double-A, and five Curve players registered multi-hit games.

Greensboro Grasshoppers

C Eli Wilson

  • Game: 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a homer
  • Season: .267/.346/.422 with an OPS of .768

INF/OF Jase Bowen

  • Game: 2 for 4
  • Season at High-A: .140/.177/.228 with an OPS of .405

Greensboro hit a snag in Saturday’s game against Greenville, losing 8-4. Logan Hofmann got roughed up in 2.1 innings pitched, allowing four earned runs. Bowen, Wilson, and Jacob Gonzalez registered multi-hit games.

Bradenton Marauders

INF Tsung-Che Cheng

  • Game: 1 for 3 with a double
  • Season: .277/.379/..434 with an OPS of .813

INF/RHP Jack Brannigan

  • Game: 1 for 4 with an RBI double
  • Season: .255/.359/.418 with an OPS of .777

Bradenton had a rough night losing a key game in their playoff race against Dunedin 5-2. Joelvis Del Rosario toughed out five innings despite giving up eight hits. Cheng and Brannigan were the only hitters to register an extra-base hit.

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