Pirates Minor League Report 5/20

By Jason Shetler 

AAA: Indianapolis defeated Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5-1. 

Kyle Lobstein pitched four scoreless innings, didn’t walk a batter and had one strikeout in his Indians debut. (57 pitches; 37 strikes) 

Josh Bell collected three hits including his fourth home run of the year. (.288 avg, .840 OPS)

Pedro Florimon had a bases clearing triple. (.292 avg, .717 OPS) 

Adam Frazier went 1-for-4 with a run scored. (.307 avg, .760 OPS) 


AA: Altoona defeated Portland 8-0.

David Whitehead threw five shutout innings, walked three and struckout one batter. (77 pitches; 41 strikes) (6.29 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, 5.0 K/9) 

Barrett Barnes was 2-for-3 with a double, three RBI’s and scored a run. (.255 avg, .695 OPS) 

Edwin Espinal also goes 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. (.258 avg, .636 OPS) 

Harold Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, a walk and came around to score. (.292 avg, .756 OPS) 


High A: Bradenton defeated Dunedin 5-4 in 10 innings. 

Stephen Tarpley allowed four runs in four innings, issued three walks and fanned six. (78 pitches; 44 strikes) (4.50 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 9.0 K/9) 

Kevin Kramer had two hits and drove in a pair of runs. (.288 avg, .716 OPS) 

Kevin Newman goes 2-for-3 with an RBI double, two walks and a scored twice. (.364 avg, .881 OPS) 

Elvis Escobar went 2-for-4 with a free pass and a run scored. (.252 avg, .651 OPS) 

Connor Joe was 2-for-5 with a double and scored a run. (.227 avg, .642 OPS) 


Low A: West Virginia/Hickory was postponed due to rain. 




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