Marte is one of the many prospects who will make the important jump to AA this year.
The Altoona Curve roster for the 2011 season was announced today by the Curve and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The breakdown is as follows:
C - Tony Sanchez
1B - Miles Durham
2B - Brock Holt
SS - Jordy Mercer
3B - Jeremy Farrell
OF - Quincy Latimore
OF - Starling Marte
OF - Brad Chalk
Bench - Eric Fryer, Kris Watts, Shelby Ford, Jose Hernandez
SP - Bryan Morris
SP - Jeff Locke
SP - Aaron Pribanic
SP - Brian Leach
SP - Aaron Thompson
Bullpen - Tim Alderson, Tom Boleska, Anthony Claggett, Mike Colla, Michael Dubee, Jared Hughes, Noah Krol
I've previewed most of the roster in the past month (infield, outfield, rotation, bullpen). A few notes on some of the diffe...
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