Charlie Morton to Start Tomorrow

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled pitcher Charlie Morton to make the start in tomorrow’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, marking the return to the majors for Morton, who was sent down on July 2nd.  Morton really struggled this year, with a 9.35 ERA in 43.1 innings over ten starts in the majors.  Morton was placed on the disabled list in June, and didn’t do so well in his rehab work in the minors, with a 4.50 ERA in...

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Mud Hens Power Past Tribe 8-2

MUD HENS POWER PAST TRIBE 8-2 Toledo Blasts Three Home Runs To Gain Series Split INDIANAPOLIS — Left fielder Jeff Frazier blasted his 24th longball of the season in the first inning before designated hitter Mike Bertram and right fielder Chris White each connected on their first career Triple-A home runs  as the Toledo Mud Hens went on to take down the Indianapolis Indians 8-2 in front of a crowd of 12,039 on Friday night at...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/27/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) GAME STORY Indianapolis lost 8-2 to Toledo.  Joe Martinez (L, 1-2, 6.17) pitched 5.1 innings, allowing eight runs, five earned, on 11 hits, with two walks and three strikeouts.  Corey Hamman (3.41) pitched 2.2 shutout innings, allowing no hits, four walks and striking out two.  Anthony Claggett (4.78) pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit, and striking out one. Mitch Jones (.251) went 3-for-4...

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Spikes Take Haymakers Name, But Drop 7-3 Matchup to Muckdogs

SPIKES TAKE HAYMAKERS NAME, BUT DROP 7-3 MATCHUP TO MUCKDOGS BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE, PA – The State College Spikes became the State College Haymakers on Friday night for “What If Night,” but fell behind early as Victor Sanchez, Nick Longmire and Jon Rodriguez combined to start the game 6-for-6 and give the Batavia Muckdogs a 7-3 win at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Batavia (38-27) took a 2-0 lead after the first inning, and...

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Watson Waves Wand, Stymies Squirrels, 5-0

WATSON WAVES WAND, STYMIES SQUIRRELS, 5-0 Curve Lefty Baffles Richmond in Game Two ALTOONA, PA – Spurred by seven sterling innings from left-hander Tony Watson, the Altoona Curve rolled over the Richmond Flying Squirrels, 5-0, on Friday night at Blair County Ballpark.  The Curve have claimed the first two games of the series, in the process posting the 10th shutout of the season against the Squirrels. Altoona struck first...

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