Goedert double-dips for Indians

Pirates farmhand smacks sixth, seventh homers in victory

Jared Goedert has six homers and 17 RBIs in 25 games this month. (Ken Jancef/MiLB.com)

By MiLB.com Staff | May 28, 2013 9:44 PM ET

Jared Goedert hit a pair of solo homers, doubled and scored three runs Tuesday night to lead Indianapolis to a 7-2 victory over visiting Pawtucket. The slugging third baseman has seven homers and 25 RBIs this season and has hit safely in each of his last four contests.

Ryan Reid was the biggest beneficiary of Goedert's production, improving to 5-1 after firing 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief after starter Andy Oliver was chased in the fourth.

Pirates No. 16 prospect Tony Sanchez went 2-for-4 with his fifth homer of the season and Alex Presley also collected a pair of hits at the top of the Indians' lineup.


Jordan Lennerton went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs, but Toledo was pounded by Charlotte, 12-3.

Jordan Danks hit his fifth homer of the year, a three-run shot in the fifth inning, and Knights leadoff man Steve Tolleson was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored. Starter Jason Berken improved to 4-4 after giving up two runs on four hits over seven innings.


Mike Zunino slugged his ninth homer of the season and third in eight games, powering Tacoma past Colorado Springs, 5-4.

The Mariners' No. 3 prospect is batting .231 in the Pacific Coast League a year after hitting .360 between short-season Everett and Double-A Jackson.

Stefen Romero was 3-for-4 with a walk and an RBI for the Rainiers. Brian Sweeney improved to 6-1, despite allowing three runs over 2 2/3 innings out of the bullpen.

Corey Dickerson legged out a triple among his three hits for the Sky Sox, who got solo homers from Matt McBride and Ben Paulsen.


Aaron Cunningham homered twice and drove in all the runs in Round Rock's 3-2 triumph over New Orleans.

Cunningham's two-run shot in the first inning started the scoring, while his solo blast snapped a 2-2 deadlock in the eighth.

Round Rock starter Scott Richmond yielded a run on two hits over six innings but did not factor in the decision.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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