I've already previewed the 2012 West Virginia Power and the 2012 Bradenton Marauders. Today the season previews continue with a look at the 2012 Altoona Curve.
Altoona will feature a lot of players returning from the 2011 team. Tony Sanchez, Matt Curry, Brock Holt, Jeremy Farrell, Quincy Latimore, and Andrew Lambo were all in the lineup for Altoona last year. Michael Colla, Aaron Pribanic, and Phil Irwin will all return to the Altoona rotation, with Tim Alderson and Duke Welker returning to the bullpen.
C - Tony Sanchez
1B - Matt Curry
2B - Jarek Cunningham
SS - Brock Holt
3B - Jeremy Farrell
LF - Quincy Latimore
CF - Robbie Grossman
RF - Andrew Lambo
DH - Ramon Cabrera
Sanchez struggled with his hitting last year, and had very little pop in his b...
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