All posts tagged "Aaron Baker"

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    Hernandez Homers, Owens Wins #6

    Friday night business.... the State College Spikes (Short-season A level) begin their season two weeks from today. �The Gulf Coast League Pirates, who will share McKechnie Field with the Marauders, begin their season on June 21st.

    While the team rosters have not been formally announced yet, there have been some player moves: �C/INF...

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    Presley and Harrison Spark Curve and Farrell’s Homer Boosts Marauders

    Altoona Curve �5, �New Britain Rock Cats �4 (box)

    A 2-2 tie brought on a busy 10th inning for the Curve and the Rock Cats, but it was the Curve who came out on top. �Tony Watson had pitched two scoreless innings in the 8th and the 9th, and he was still...

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    Gimenez Homers Twice; Anderson Is Player Of The Week

    Two morning games today in the Pirates' organization. �Pat Irvine was brought up from extended spring training to take the place of catcher Josue Peley, who was traded away a few days ago. �Irvine was the Pirates' 33rd round pick in the 2009 draft. �He played at State College for the second...

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    Alderson Is POW, Hughes Earns 8th Win

    Curve pitcher Tim Alderson was named the Eastern League's Pitcher Of The Week, for the week of May 24 - 30. �Alderson won two starts during that week, on the 24th and the 29th. �In 13 innings of work, he gave up only one run on 8 hits and 3 walks, with...

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    Noris Homers Twice, Taschner Makes His Second Rehab Appearance

    West Virginia Power �8, �Hickory Crawdads �1 (box)

    The Power turned on the power in three consecutive innings, taking a big lead after 5 innings in West Virginia on Monday. �That served them well, because rain halted the game after those 5 innings, and after a delay, the 5 innings were declared...

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    Marauders Sunk, West Virginia Power-less

    Holiday weekend play in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Tampa Yankees �14, �Bradenton Marauders �5 (box)

    The Marauders were boarded and sunk by the Yankees on Sunday afternoon in Bradenton. �Two late-inning rallies kept them from being shut out, but were not nearly enough for the Marauders to catch up.

    The Yankees hit starter...

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    Wins for Alderson and Baker, Three Hits For Rubinstein

    Saturday night in the lower minor leagues:

    Altoona Curve �7, �Reading Phillies �3 (box)

    Four runs in the 4th inning gave the Curve the edge and propelled starter Tim Alderson to his 4th win of the season. �Alderson pitched 6 innings and allowed just one run on 4 hits and 3 walks, while...

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    3 Hits For Hernandez and Sanchez

    Altoona Curve �7, �Reading Phillies �1 (box)

    Justin Wilson pitched 5 scoreless innings to earn his third win, and CF Gorkys Hernandez had 3 hits to lead the Curve over the R-Phils on Friday evening.

    The Curve jumped out to an early lead with 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning....

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    Gimenez And Brito Homer Two Days In A Row; Morris Wins #2 For Curve

    The Indianapolis Indians had a scheduled off day on Wednesday, but the rest of the minor league organization was going strong, beginning with an early game in West Virginia:

    Lexington Legends �5, �West Virginia Power �4 (box)

    The Power and the Legends played a late-morning game for the second time in two...

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    McPherson Pitches 7 No-HIt Innings

    West Virginia Power �5, �Lexington Legends �0 (box)

    Power starter Kyle McPherson pitched 7 no-hit innings this morning in front of a stadium full of school kids (most of whom probably had no idea about the significance of what they were seeing). �McPherson faced just one batter over the minimum, when...