Scouting Report on Top AAA Indianapolis Prospects

After a rough start to the season, the Pirates AAA affiliate Indianapolis Indians had a great month of May.

Last night, left-hander Steven Brault was dominant in shutting out Lehigh Valley, which is the top team in AAA baseball.

Brault went 7 innings allowing only 5 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks and striking out 8 batters. The 25-year old lowered his season ERA to 2.20, which is the second lowest in the International League.

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Down on the Farm: 4-14-2017

Here’s a look at how the Pirates Farm Clubs performed today:

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS

Indianapolis (3-5) beat Toledo, 5-1. Eric Wood led the way offensively with a double and a home run (#1). DH Erich Weiss contributed 2 hits and Max Moroff was on-base 3 times with a double and 2 walks.

The player of the game was starting pitcher Tyler Eppler. The 24-year old pitched 6 shutout innings allowing only 1 base hit. Eppler, who was a 6th round pick in 2014, hasn’t allowed a run yet (11 innings) this season.

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