Nancy Zinni

  • Analysis
    Rough Nights For Miller, Pounders

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with a double header sweep in the Gulf Coast League, making up for yesterday's rain out:

    GCL Pirates  3,  GCL Blue Jays 2   (Game 1)

    Luis Heredia pitched 3 scoreless innings to begin this...

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    9th Inning Rally Defeats Tribe

    Syracuse Chiefs  5,  Indianapolis Indians  4

    IMG_5861The Indians were one out away from a win at Alliance Bank Park in Syracuse, NY tonight, but a two-out rally led to a walk-off for the Chiefs....

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    Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

    Five Curve players have been named to the Eastern League /Western Division All-Star team.  RHP Aaron Pribanic, LHP Jeff Locke, 2B Brock Holt, 3B Jeremy Farrell, and OF Starling Marte.  Also, because the Curve won the Western Division last year, the Curve coaching staff will be coaching the division's team...

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    All-Star Hague Delivers Win For Indians

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Syracuse Chiefs  0

    IMG_5294Thursday was a very good day for Indianapolis Indians' 1B Matt Hague (photo).   He was named to the International League's All-Star Team in the morning,...

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    Homers By Marte, Rodriguez, Cunningham, And Rojas

    Catching up with the action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates for Thursday....  several home runs

    Trenton Thunder 8 ,   Altoona Curve  6

    A 3-run homer by CF Starling Marte and a solo blast by SS Josh Rodriguez were not enough to...

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    Friday’s First Two Homers Of The Season Lead Tribe

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Syracuse Chiefs  3

    IMG_5605Brian Friday (photo) was not even in the Indians' starting line-up today, but he ended up being the big basher for the night as the Indians defeated the...

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    Wednesday's action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization:

    GCL  Yankees  8,  GCL Pirates  7 

    A 5-run top of the 9th left the Pirates just one run short this afternoon.  Zack...

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    Burres Struggles, But Ciriaco Returns With A Vengeance

    Syracuse Chiefs  8,  Indianapolis Indians  5

    IMG_5659The Indians opened a 4-game series against the Syracuse Chiefs tonight with a disappointing loss at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY.  Starter Brian Burres suffered the loss,...

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    Alvarez Joins Marauders; Harrison Back to Pirates

    Tuesdays' action... and again the player moves are as interesting as the games.

    3B Pedro Alvarez was moved from the GCL Pirates to the Marauders to continue his rehab work.  
    With OF Jose Tabata being placed onto the Disabled List, the Pirates were no longer forced to wait...

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    Bowker’s Homer Is A Bright Spot; Presley Up To Pirates

    Pawtucket Red Sox  4,  Indianapolis Indians 1

    IMG_5417The Indianapolis Indians came away with a series split against Pawtucket, giving them a 5-3 win of the season series with the Red Sox....

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