All posts tagged "Benji Gonzalez"

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    Homers And Wins For Everyone

    Wins for everyone in the Pirates' minor league system on Saturday... and each of these winners scored 6 runs:

    Altoona Curve  6,  Erie SeaWolves  5

    The Curve rallied with 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th, for a come-from-behind win, extending their winning streak to...

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    Curve Are Two-Hit; Power Scratch Out 1-0 Win

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

    Richmond Flying Squirrels  5,  Altoona Curve  0

    Strong pitching by Richmond and one big inning for the Squirrels' batters combined for another Curve loss.  The Curve were held to just two hits -- one each by...

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    Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

    A few roster moves before we get to the games:
    The Pirates have signed 1B Gerlis Rodriguez to a minor league contract.  Rodriguez, a Dominican native, played for State College in 2010.  He played about half of his 48 games at first base, and did some DH'ing.  Rodriguez hit .201,...

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    Pribanic Earns Win #3, Krol Earns Save #7

    The Curve played another mid-day game today, with the stadium full of school kids

    Altoona Curve  4,  Akron Aeros  3

    The Curve hung on for the win, despite being out-hit 12-6 by the Aeros.  Aaron Pribanic earned his third win of the season, and Noah...

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    Bowker Goes To Indy; Marauders’ Rally With 5 Runs

    The Indianapolis Indians and the West Virginia Power both had scheduled days off today.  

    Roster moves:
    OF John Bowker, who was DFA'ed last week, has cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Indianapolis Indians.
    LHP Dan Meyer has been activated off the Indians' disabled list.
    RHP Chris...

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    Grossman’s Lead-Off Homer; Power Are Two-Hit

    Altoona Curve  8,  Erie SeaWolves  6
    Two big innings gave the Curve enough runs to withstand a late-inning rally by the SeaWolves and take the win to open this series.  The Curve got started with a two-out rally which scored 4...

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    Marauders Pound Mets With 10-Run Inning

    Bradenton Marauders  12,  St. Lucie Mets  6

    For the second time in three days, the Marauders put up a big first inning -- and this one was even bigger than the 6-run inning two games ago.  Bradenton sent 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of...

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    Grand Slam By Baker Fires Up Marauders

    Happy Easter!

    The Altoona Curve and the West Virginia Power have scheduled days off today.

    Bradenton Marauders  6, Palm Beach Cardinals  3

    1B Aaron Baker gave the Marauders a boost with his grand slam in the 1st inning, and Jason Erickson won his first...

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    Curve Blast 6 In the 15th; 3 Doubles For Cunningham

    Friday night game action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues:

    The West Virginia Power were rained out in Kannapolis tonight.  The Power and the Intimidators will play two on Saturday beginning at 6:05 pm.
    The Power are expecting the Pirates' first round pick from the 2010 draft, Jameson Taillon,...

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    Curve Win Home Opener; Four RBI For Baker

    Altoona Curve 2,  Richmond Flying Squirrels  0

    The Altoona Curve put on a pitching demonstration in their home opener, as four pitchers combined for a shut-out and held the Squirrels to just 3 hits.  Aaron Thompson made the start, and he dominated Richmond.  Thompson retired...

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