All posts tagged "Adalberto Santos"

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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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    Three Hits For Hernandez; McPherson Strikes Out 9; Avila’s Grand Slam

    Back to full action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization:

    Harrisburg Senators � 9,� Altoona Curve� 7 (box)

    The 5 Curve players who participated in the Eastern League All-Star Game didn't have to do any extra travelling after the game, because the rest of the Curve joined them in Harrisburg to begin...

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    Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

    Good news and bad news today...

    The bad news is that OF Starling Marte has had some problems with his hand after surgery.� Marte had played in two rehab games last week, going 3-for-6, but has not played in over a week.� He's going to need to rest the hand for awhile yet...

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    Decker Is Pitcher of the Week; Solano Goes 3-For-3

    Limited action on Tuesday, just two daytime games... everyone's watching the All-Star Game tonight.

    Vermont Lake Monsters� 3,� State College Spikes� 1 (box)

    LF Adalberto Santos and C Matt Skirving each had two hits, but the Spikes managed only one run this afternoon as they fell to the Lake Monsters.� While they put...

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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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    Duke Pitches Well In 2nd Rehab Start; 3 Rehab Hits For Friday

    Saturday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve� 2,� Richmond Flying Squirrels� 1 (box)

    Zach Duke pitched 4 rehab innings, allowing only one run on two hits and a walk.� Double plays got Duke out of the 1st inning, when a runner reached on Duke's fielding error, and out of...

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    Friday Begins Rehab; D’Arnaud Added To All-Star Squad

    Losses for all of the Pirates' minor league affiliates today.

    GCL Tigers �7, �GCL Pirates �1 (box)

    Colton Cain allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and struck out 5 batters in his 4-inning start this afternoon, but that was enough to earn the loss, as the Pirates were held to just one...

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    Baker Pitches 8 No-Hit Innings; Cayonez’s Perfect Afternoon

    Lots of action in the Pirates' lower minors on Tuesday, partly because of two double headers making up for the two postponements yesterday.

    West Virginia Power �7, �Hagerstown Suns �3 (box)

    Power starter Nate Baker pitched 8 no-hit innings tonight in Hagerstown, to earn his 6th win of the season. �He was not...

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    Duke Pitches In Altoona

    The Bradenton Marauders and the GCL Pirates were both rained out on Monday.

    Altoona �Curve �6, �Binghampton Mets �1 (box)

    Things went well for�Zach Duke as he made a rehab start with the Curve. �He needed only 29 pitches to get through his scheduled 3 innings, allowing one run on 3 hits, no...

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    Marte Begins Rehab; Spikes’ Rookies Shine In Pro Debut

    GCL Pirates 10, �GCL Yankees �1 (box)

    The Pirates beat up on the Yankees this afternoon, and faced an old friend. �John Van Benschoten made a rehab start for the Yankees, and the Pirates did not treat him very nicely. �RF�Gregory Polanco singled and stole second base, and LF Exicardo Cayonez walked...