Gourley, Pitchers Help Give Spikes 2-1 Win Over Valleycats

GOURLEY, PITCHERS HELP GIVE SPIKES 2-1 WIN OVER VALLEYCATS BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE – State College Spikes pitching did not allow a hit until the fifth inning, and Walker Gourley provided a pair of crucial hits in a 2-1 victory over the Tri-City ValleyCats on Saturday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. State College (25-24) starter Colton Cain and reliever Kevin Decker (4-1) combined to hold Tri-City (21-27) out of the hit...

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Brian Bixler traded to the Nationals

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded shortstop Brian Bixler to the Washington Nationals for cash considerations, according to William Ladson of MLB.com.  Bixler was traded before the 2010 season to the Cleveland Indians for Jesus Brito, then was acquired from Cleveland for a player to be named later, or cash considerations.  This latest move comes a week after Bixler was demoted from AAA to...

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Ryan Doumit activated, Erik Kratz demoted

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated Ryan Doumit from the 15-day disabled list today, and demoted Erik Kratz to make room for Doumit on the 25-man roster.  The move is somewhat surprising, as Kratz was the backup catcher to Chris Snyder, and the Pirates have said they want to get Doumit a lot of playing time, working out of right field, first base, and catching. The only other option to be demoted was Jeff Clement, who has gone 3-for-6...

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State College Spikes Game Notes – August 7 vs. Tri-City

Saturday, August 7 – 7:05 p.m. Tri-City ValleyCats – Houston Astros (21-26) @ State College Spikes – Pittsburgh Pirates (24-24) Game #49 / Home Game #25 LHP Colton Cain (0-1, 7.36) vs. RHP Jake Buchanan (3-2, 4.01) Tonight’s Promotions: Scratch ‘n’ Win Saturday…Paint the Park Pink Night & Pink T-Shirt Giveaway presented by Mount Nittany Medical Center (FIrst 1,000 Fans, All Ages)…Pink...

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WV Power Game Notes- 8/07/10

Lakewood BlueClaws (25-15, 67-43) at West Virginia Power (19-22, 50-61) Game 112 | August 7, 2010 | Appalachian Power Park | Charleston, WV Play-by-Play: Adam Marco Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Trevor May (4-1, 2.57) vs. RH Jason Erickson (6-5, 3.87) May- Allowed 0 R on 3 H with 3 BB and 9 K over 6.0 IP in 8/02 W @ GRV (5-1 ‘ Claws) Erickson- Allowed 3 R on 8 H with 1 BB and 2 K over 6.0 IP in 8/02...

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