Four Run 5th Inning Too Much For Altoona

Last night the Altoona Curve got a great start from Rudy Owens, but ended up losing a low scoring game thanks to a few bad breaks.  The first three innings of tonight’s game looked like a repeat of last night, with Altoona starter Tony Watson getting off to a strong start.  Watson retired the first nine batters he faced, with four strikeouts, and only one ball leaving the infield, a shallow pop out to left field. Altoona got on...

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Pirates want a major league ready starter for Maholm

A lot of Paul Maholm rumors today, which can be summed up here at MLB Trade Rumors.  The key pieces of information: -The San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, and New York Mets are the three teams mentioned as interested in Maholm. -A few reports that the Pirates and Padres are close on a deal, although Dejan Kovacevic tweets that the two teams aren’t close to a deal. -Dejan also reports that the Pirates are looking for a major...

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Altoona at Richmond Lineups

Lineups: Altoona Curve: 1. Chase d’Arnaud, SS 2. Josh Harrison, 3B 3. Brandon Jones, RF 4. Matt Hague, 1B 5. Hector Gimenez, C 6. Miles Durham, CF 7. Yung-Chi Chen, LF 8. Jose de los Santos, 2B 9. Tony Watson, P Richmond Flying Squirrels: 1. Darren Ford, CF 2. Ryan Lormand, SS 3. Thomas Neal, RF 4. Brandon Belt, LF 5. Conor Gillaspie, 3B 6. Sharlon Schoop, 1B 7. Tyler La Torre, C 8. Brad Boyer, 2B 9. Mike MacDonald, P -Jordy...

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State College Spikes Game Notes – July 30 vs. Williamsport

Friday, July 30 – 7:05 p.m. Williamsport Crosscutters – Philadelphia Phillies (24-16) @ State College Spikes – Pittsburgh PIrates (20-20) Game #41 / Home Game #21 RHP Tyler Waldron (2-2, 2.73) vs. RHP Craig Fritsch (2-0, 0.77) Friday’s Promotions: 4 for $44 Friday presented by US Foodservice, FIREWORKS, Mifflin & Juniata County Night presented by the Lewistown Sentinel, Post-Game Kids Run the Bases presented by...

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WV Power Game Notes- 7/30/10

West Virginia Power (14-20, 45-59) at Lakewood BlueClaws (22-12, 64-40) Game 105 | July 30, 2010 | FirstEnergy Park | Lakewood, NJ Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Brett Lorin (1-0, 2.89) vs. RH Jonathan Pettibone (3-5, 4.08) Lorin- Allowed 2 R on 2 H with 2 BB and 4 K over 4.0 IP in 7/26-1 ND @ HAG (8-4 WVP) Pettibone- Allowed 2 R on 3 H with 0 BB and 3 K over 7.0 IP in 7/24 ND @ CSC (8-7 LWD in 18)...

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