All posts tagged "Brandon Moss"

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    Three Hits For Cedeno With Indy; Olson Debuts For Pirates

    Iron Pigs  6,  Indians  5

    The Indianapolis Indians ended their 4-game spring training winning streak with a loss today to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.  Pirates' Ronny Cedeno came to minor league camp to DH in the game and posted 3 hits for the Tribe.  OF Andrew...

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    Roster Updates

    Gone for a few days, and all kinds of changes going on....

    006_06The Pirates have removed starting pitcher Zach Duke, infielder Andy LaRoche, and outfielder Delwyn Young from their 40-man roster.  

    Duke (photo) was the starting...

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    Roster Moves and Winter Leagues: Rough Night For Morton And Hamman

    A few roster moves by the Pirates today:

    Several players have been removed from the 40-man roster and outrighted to AAA Indianapolis:� LHP Justin Thomas, RHP Sean Gallagher, RHP Steven Jackson, 1B Jeff Clement, and OF Brandon Moss.

    Of these, Thomas, Jackson, and Moss are now all free to declare themselves minor league...

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    The Confusing Case of Matt Walbeck

    The confusing case of Matt Walbeck, the Eastern League Manager of the Year, now jobless since the Pirates have declined to renew his contract....� I have no direct knowledge, not being in or around Altoona.

    From Corey Giger of the Altoona Mirror:� "It's simple and complicated",�� and� it's going to give...

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    Altoona Curve Win Eastern League Championship

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 2 ...����� (box)

    IMG_4068The Altoona Curve clinched the Eastern League Championship tonight, defeating the Trenton Thunder in Game 4 of the championship series in Trenton.� Starter Tony Watson, who was also the winning pitcher a week...

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    Curve Shut Out Trenton, Take Advantage In Series

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 0 ...������ (box)

    The Curve took advantage of the unexpected day off yesterday, and came back to action ready to roll.� Three Curve pitchers combined to shut out the Thunder in Trenton, as the Curve took a 2-games-to-one lead in the 5-game Eastern League...

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    Curve Hold Their Own Against Pettitte, But Lose Game One

    Trenton Thunder� 3,� Altoona Curve� 2 ...���� (box)

    Curve starter Rudy Owens faced off against National's phenom pitcher Stephen Strasbourg at the beginning of the season, and held his own.� Now he winds down the season by facing off against New York Yankees' rehabbing star Andy Pettitte -- and...

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    Curve and Marauders Both Fall To Big Innings

    Harrisburg Senators� 10,� Altoona Curve� 5 ....������ (box)

    Two 5-run innings gave the Senators the advantage over the Curve in the first game of their Eastern League playoff series.

    The Curve jumped out to the early lead in the bottom of the 1st.� 2B Chase d'Arnaud led off with a walk, and...

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    Eight Call-Ups Cap The Season

    As expected, shortly after the Indianapolis Indians' season ended, the Pirates made the phone call to bring up seven players to the big league club.� Some of the call-ups were expected, but there were surprises too.

    IMG_4652Pitchers Brad Lincoln and Justin Thomas,...

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    Van Every Homers As Indians Lose Finale

    Louisville Bats� 6,� Indianapolis Indians 3 ..�� (box)

    The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up the 2010 season at Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky this afternoon with a loss to the Bats.� The Tribe finished the season just below .500 with a 71-73 record, and they finished the season series against Louisville with...