All posts tagged "Brooks Pounders"

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    Rough Nights For Miller, Pounders

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with a double header sweep in the Gulf Coast League, making up for yesterday's rain out:

    GCL Pirates  3,  GCL Blue Jays 2   (Game 1)
     

    Luis Heredia pitched 3 scoreless innings to begin this...

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    Alvarez Starts With GCL Pirates

    The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis.  This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday).  UPDATE:  Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.

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    Leach’s First Win In Marauders’ Hit-Fest

    The Pirates have signed 23rd round draft pick RHP Jordan Cooper to a contract.  He had been a pitcher for Kentucky, and that experience might get him a start at State College.  Here is a list of all the 2011 draft picks, with notations for which ones have signed....

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    Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost on Tuesday evening.....

    New Britain Rock Cats  10,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    It was a tough night for Curve starter Bryan Morris, who gave up 7 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings of...

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    McPherson’s AA Debut; Power Win Two

    Friday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power 6,  Lakewood BlueClaws  1  (completion of suspended game)
     
     
    This game was halted by rain last night in the top of the 5th.  The Power had scored one run in the 3rd...

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    Veal Moves Up To Altoona, But Curve Bombarded

    Sunday action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    Portland Sea Dogs  12,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    The Sea Dogs posted 17 hits on their way to 12 runs, scoring in three big innings.  They began with 3 runs in the top of the 1st off...

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    Tough Afternoon In Altoona; Von Rosenberg’s First Win

    The Curve played an early game on Wednesday afternoon, with the Marauders and the Power playing in the evening: 

    Trenton Thunder  7,  Altoona Curve  3
     

    A 4-run 6th inning by the Thunder was too much for the Curve to overcome, in an early afternoon game in...

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    Homers For Fryer, Durham, Latimore, Baker, And Anderson

    Saturday evening with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  8,  Binghamton Mets  6
     

    First, the Curve and the Mets had to finish up yesterday's game, which had been suspended in the 7th inning, with the score tied at 6-6.  Binghamton had scored 4 runs...

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    Curve Have A Hit-Happy Morning; Cumpton Strikes Out 8

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off on Wednesday, and the Curve played a morning game.  The Marauders and the Power play in the evening.

    Altoona Curve  7,  Bowie Baysox  1
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    After allowing a run in the top of the 1st, the Curve pitchers held...

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    Veal Back In Action, Walk-off Win For Curve

    Sunday afternoon action with the Pirates' lower minor league teams:  

    Altoona Curve 5,  Akron Aeros  4
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    2B Brock Holt singled up the middle in the bottom of the 9th, scoring 1B Miles Durham from second base, for the Curve's walk-off win.