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  • Analysis
    Curve’s Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short

    The Curve played an early game on Wednesday...

    Akron Aeros  3,  Altoona Curve  2

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    Down 3-1 going into the top of the 9th, the Curve rallied, beginning with 3B Jeremy Farrell reaching base on a fielding error by the Akron shortstop.  A passed...

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    Tough Day For Ciriaco And The Indians

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    Joe Beimel pitched one quick inning










    Toledo Mud Hens  4,  Indianapolis Indians  2

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    Morris Shines For Curve; Marauders Blast Jupiter

    Three wins for the Pirates' lower minor league teams on Tuesday:


    Altoona Curve  2,  Akron Aeros  0

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    Starter Bryan Morris threw 6 shutout innings to lead the Curve over the Aeros in Akron.  Morris scattered 4 hits and a walk, while striking out 3...

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    Rubinstein And Cunningham Homer In Bradenton Win

    One win on Monday night in the Pirates' lower minor leagues:

    Akron Aeros  6,  Altoona Curve  5
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    CF Starling Marte had 3 hits for the Curve in their loss in Akron.  Starter Aaron Pribanic gave up only a double over the first 3 innings, then...

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    Indians Swept Despite Homers By Marte And Brown

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    Andy Marte is congratulated on his home run in the 5th







    Columbus Clippers  7,  Indianapolis Indians  5

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    Wins In The Lower Minors


    Wins all around for the rest of the Pirates' minor leaguers: 

    Altoona Curve  10,  Erie Seawolves  7

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    Three home runs and a 4-run 2nd inning sparked the Curve to their second win of the season on Sunday afternoon....

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    Thompson And Curve Get The Win

    It's like they said in the movie "Bull Durham":  some days you win, some days you lose, some days it rains.  Again on Saturday, the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates experienced all three. 

    It rained again in West Virginia.  The Power and the Savannah Sand Gnats will try for...

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    Tribe Come Within Inches Again

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    Pitching coach Tom Filer, catcher Wyatt Toregas, and pitcher Justin Wilson









    Columbus Clippers  8,  Indianapolis Indians  7
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    Snyder And Rubenstein Blast Away For Marauders

    A win, a loss, and a rainout in the rest of the Pirates' minor league organization on Friday evening.  The rainout was in West Virginia, where the Power were getting soggy.  They will play a double header on Saturday.

    The win:  
    Bradenton Marauders  13,  Charlotte Stone Crabs  0