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    Altoona Ends Home Stand with a Loss

    Akron Aeros 2, Altoona Curve 1 boxscore The Curve slipped below .500 with the shutout, but ended their homestand with a 4-2 record. Curve starter Yoslan Hererra started out strong. He allowed a double in the 1st inning and a walk in the 3rd inning. He gave up a walk, a double,...

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    Tribe Can’t Catch Up, Bullington Loses

    Bryan Bullington, Ray Searage -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Louisville Bats 7, Indianapolis Indians 5 boxscore The Indianapolis Indians found themselves playing catch-up this afternoon at Victory Field, but they couldn't catch up all the way, as starter Bryan Bullington lost his third decision of the season (photo: Bullington with pitching...

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    Site updates

    I just wanted to direct your attention to a few changes here at Pittsburgh Lumber Co. As you probably noticed, the design of MVN was modified a couple weeks ago. At the top of the page, there are now links below the blog title that you can use to navigate to different...

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    Jason Bay, Left Fielder, Boston Red Sox

    Jason Bay D.O.B.: September 20, 1978 Height: 6?2? Weight: 205 lbs. B/T: R/R Pos.: LF Draft: 22nd round, 2000 (Gonzaga University) Resources: PLC | WTM | FI Pre-2008: The Pirates acquired Bay from the Padres in August 2003 along with Oliver Perez and Corey Stewart in exchange for star outfielder Brian Giles....

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    Tribe Can’t Catch Up, Bullington Loses

    Bryan Bullington, Ray Searage -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Louisville Bats 7, Indianapolis Indians 5 boxscore The Indianapolis Indians found themselves playing catch-up this afternoon at Victory Field, but they couldn't catch up all the way, as starter Bryan Bullington lost his third decision of the season (photo: Bullington with pitching...

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    Altoona Wins, Lynchburg Loses

    Altoona Curve 7, Akron Aeros 1 boxscore The Curve sailed past the Aeros last night by combining good pitching and good offense. The offense got things started in the first inning, when CF James Boone extended his hitting streak to 7 games with a lead-off single. LF Jonel Pacheco also singled,...

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    Game #21 vs. St. Louis

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Snell vs. Todd Wellemeyer | Box It looked bad early for the home team. The Cardinals scored two pairs of runs of Ian Snell in the first. But he battled and allowed no more runs through six innings. The bullpen yielded just one hit over the final...

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    Indians: One Hitter!

    Indianapolis Indians 7, Louisville Bats 0 boxscore They came so close. For 8 2/3 innings, plus a 3-2 count, the Indians' pitchers had no-hit the Louisville bats. Not that a one-hitter is anything to sneeze at, of course. But they came so close to the no-hitter. The game didn't have a very auspicious start for...

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    Boone Earns Player of the Week

    Monday's games for the Pirates' affiliates: (The Indianapolis Indians had the day off.) Altoona Curve 3, Akron Aeros 2 boxscore The Curve began their series against Akron with a come-from-behind win on only 4 hits. CF James Boone had started things off right for the Curve, by leading off the bottom of the 1st inning with...

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    Game #20 vs. Florida

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Maholm vs. Ricky Nolasco | Box The Bucs ended their losing streak and Nate McLouth's hitting streak was stopped. Paul Maholm was sharp over six innings, allowing just a first inning run and striking out six. After the rough first inning, he faced the minimum 12 hitters...

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