All posts tagged "Aaron Baker"

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    Three Spikes Are All-Stars; Two Out 9th Inning Rally Gives Power The Win

    News and action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates on Sunday.� The GCL Pirates and the Bradenton Marauders had scheduled days off today.

    Three members of the State College Spikes have been named to the National League squad for the New York-Penn League All-Star Game, which will be played on August 17th...

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    Six Scoreless Innings For Watson and Von Rosenberg

    Thursday's action with the Pirates' minor league affiliates....

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Akron Aeros� 1 (box)

    Starter Tony Watson dominated the Aeros with 6 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits, no walks, while striking out 3 batters.� Watson retired the first 13 batters he faced, before allowing a single with one out in...

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    Light Hitting Night For Affiliates, Morris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings

    Looking in on the Pirates' minor league affiliates on Tuesday... the State College Spikes have a scheduled day off.

    Hagerstown Suns� 5,� West Virginia Power� 4 (box)

    A single, a double, and a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th gave the Suns the extra-inning win over the Power this afternoon.� The...

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    Durham’s Grand Slam Sparks Curve; Marte Back With A Homer

    Monday's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues... the Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off today.

    Altoona Curve� 11,� Erie SeaWolves� 2 (box)

    RF Miles Durham's grand slam ignited a 9-run 8th inning to lift the Curve over the SeaWolves in the series opener.� Both teams put runners on base in the...

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    Colla Moves Up; Long Night For Power

    Trenton Thunder� 8,� Altoona Curve� 3 (box)

    The Curve stretched their losing streak to 5 games tonight while reliever Mike Colla struggled in his AA debut.� Derek Hankins made the start for the Curve, but didn't get out of the 4th inning.� He gave up a run in the 1st on...

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    Altoona Gets Paid Back; Alderson’s Unhappy Bradenton Return; Rojas’ Debut

    As usual on Sunday, the GCL Pirates were off.� Everyone else played games scattered through the afternoon and evening.

    Harrisburg Senators� 13, � Altoona Curve� 4 (box)

    Paybacks are... well, you know, and today the Senators got revenge for the Curve having scored 10 runs in the 9th last night.� Harrisburg sent...

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    Fireworks in Altoona and State College; Kleis and Pevny Debut

    Saturday with the Pirates' lower minor league teams...

    Altoona Curve� 18,� Harrisburg Senators� 15 (box)

    The booming you might have heard was thunder, and it came from the ballpark in Harrisburg.� These two teams combined for 34 hits and 33 runs, and 20 of the hits belonged to the Curve.� Every non-pitcher in...

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    Locke Wins Curve Debut; Latimore’s Walk-Off Homer

    Friday evening's news....

    Altoona Curve� 3,� Harrisburg Senator� 0 (box)

    Three Curve pitchers combined for a shutout, as starter Jeff Locke earned the win in his Curve debut.� Locke pitched 5 scoreless innings and struck out 5 batters.� He scattered 4 hits, and did not allow a walk.� Tony Watson relieved Locke to...

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    Bixler Returns; Krol Saves #21

    IMG_3495The Pittsburgh Pirates have reaquired infielder Brian Bixler (photo) from the Cleveland Indians' organization.� Bixler, who was originally drafted by the Pirates in the second round of the 2004 draft, played in the Pirates' organization for all of his career until...

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    Five Errors Doom Power

    Sunday afternoon and evening action.... the GCL Pirates, as usual, are off today.

    Lexington Legends� 3,� West Virginia Power� 2 (box)

    Five errors by the Power, all in the infield, had the Power beating themselves this afternoon.� Starter Nate Baker pitched 6 innings for the Power, allowing just 2 hits and 2...