Pirates advance in Minor League playoffs

Contributed Story Posted 18 June 2017 at 8:05 pm

The bats were hot as the Pirates defeated Lyndonville’s Whipple Reality Thursday to open the Minor League playoffs.

Tyler Kroening, Aleks Seefelt, Sawyer Lilleby, Timmy Vazquez and Aaron Woodrow all went 3 for 3 while Lathan Miller added another hit in his three at bats.

Kroening’s home run in the second broke the game open for the Pirates in the second inning.

Woodrow, Lilleby and Vazquez held Whipple Reality to two runs while striking out 10 batters.