Prospect Watch: Doubleheader for Indianapolis

Indianapolis got rained out yesterday, so they will attempt to play a doubleheader today. The other three affiliates start their season tomorrow. Minor League rosters have been announced.


Minor League Season Preview: 2022 Indianapolis Indians

Game Time: 6:05 PM DH

Box Score: LINK (game one) LINK (game two)

Starting Pitcher:

Game One: Cam Vieaux, 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 SO

Game Two: Beau Sulser, 3.2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO

Notable Performances:

Game One:

Ji-hwan Bae 1-for-4, RBI

Oneil Cruz 1-for-3

Rodolfo Castro 2-for-2, 3B, RBI, SB

Mason Martin 1-for-3, 3B, RBI

Canaan Smith-Njigba 1-for-3, 2B

Cal Mitchell 2-for-3, 2B, RBI

Game Two:

Ji-hwan Bae 1-for-3, 2B, SB, BB

Travis Swaggerty 0-for-3, SB, BB

Rodolfo Castro 1-for-3, 2B, BB

Mason Martin, 1-for-4, 2B

Canaan Smith-Njigba 0-for-2

Cal Mitchell 1-for-2, 2 SB, BB, RBI

Game Recap:

Game One: Indianapolis won game one over Omaha by a 5-3 score. Cam Vieaux got the spot start and he went two scoreless innings. Matt Eckelman allowed three runs while recording one out, but Hunter Stratton and Yerry De Los Santos combined for 4.2 scoreless innings for the win. Indianapolis had ten hits and half went for extra-bases, with doubles from Canaan Smith-Njigba, Cal Mitchell and Jared Oliva, as well as triples from Rodolfo Castro and Mason Martin. Ji-hwan Bae had an RBI and a run scored. Brendt Citta drove in a run.

Game Two: Omaha won game two 6-2. Starter Beau Sulser had a rough outing, allowing three runs in 3.2 innings. Blake Weiman surrendered one run in 1.1 innings and Eric Handhold made his debut in the Pirates system and gave up two runs in two innings. Indianapolis struggled with contact in game two, striking out 12 times in their 24 at-bats. Cal Mitchell reached base twice on a walk and single, then picked up two stolen bases. He had an RBI and a run. Mason Martin, Rodolfo Castro and Ji-hwan Bae each picked up their first double. Travis Swaggerty and Bae each swiped a bag.


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