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    Rainy Weekend for Pirates’ Affiliates

    Saturday: Altoona Curve 5, Reading Phillies 2 boxscore Starting pitcher Yoslan Herrera gave the Curve 6 excellent innings, allowing only one run on 7 hits, with 2 strikeouts, and he also gave the Curve an RBI single, to lead the Curve to a win over the R-Phils. 2B Melvin Dorta walked and scored...

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    Rainy Weekend for Pirates’ Affiliates

    Saturday: Altoona Curve 5, Reading Phillies 2 boxscore Starting pitcher Yoslan Herrera gave the Curve 6 excellent innings, allowing only one run on 7 hits, with 2 strikeouts, and he also gave the Curve an RBI single, to lead the Curve to a win over the R-Phils. 2B Melvin Dorta walked and scored...

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    Games #37 and #38 vs. Atlanta

    PNC Park | 12:35 | Duke vs. Jair Jurrjens and Van Benschoten vs. Tim Hudson | Box - Game 1 | Box - Game 2 As Thunder pointed out in the comments, Phil Dumatrait didn't start the second game. Instead John Van Benschoten was tossed out there and he was beaten soundly....

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    Rain Out

    The Indianpolis Indians game against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees was postponed due to rain. It wasn't raining all that hard when I left home, but it's supposed to continue all afternoon according to the radar. The game will be made up as part of a double header on Monday, beginning at 6 pm....

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    Kata’s 4 RBI’s Spark the Tribe

    Dave the Horn Guy -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Indianapolis Indians 5, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 1 boxscore (Photo: Dave the Horn Guy "performed" at Victory Field between innings. I couldn't recognize very much of the "songs" he was playing, and I wondered if a beer would have made it better --...

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    Kata’s 4 RBI’s Spark the Tribe

    Dave the Horn Guy -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Indianapolis Indians 5, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 1 boxscore (Photo: Dave the Horn Guy "performed" at Victory Field between innings. I couldn't recognize very much of the "songs" he was playing, and I wondered if a beer would have made it better --...

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    Losses for All the Affiliates

    Frederick Keys 8, Lynchburg Hillcats 1 boxscore The Hillcats were held to 7 hits, and their only run of the game came on a solo homer by C Steve Lerud in the 4th inning. LF Jared Keel had two of the hits, and RF Jamie Romak and DH Kent Sakamoto doubled....

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    Indians Wish It Had Kept Raining

    Jason Davis -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 6, Indianapolis Indians 5 boxscore The game started in a light drizzle, and in the fourth inning, the drizzle became a downpour. The ground crew put drying agent on the front of the mound, and then later came out to put...

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    Game #36 vs. Atlanta

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Gorzelanny vs. Chuck James | Box Welcome back, Gorzo. Tom Gorzelanny had a solid effort and picked up the win as the Pirates have won five straight. He gave up a two run homer to Mark Teixeira in the first inning and that was it. He walked...

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    Molleken: 6 Innings, No Hits

    Hickory Crawdads 5, Savannah Sand Gnats 2 boxscore Crawdads starter Dustin Molleken pitched 6 shutout innings last night, allowing a hit in the second inning and hitting a batter in the third. Or so he thought, when he left the game. Lightning in the area forced a delay of nearly 90...

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