All posts tagged "Calvin Anderson"

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    Curve Lose In Extras; Marauders Split Twin Bill

    Sunday's games in the Pirates' lower minor leagues were partially hampered by rain.... The GCL Pirates again had today off.

    The State College Spikes and the Aberdeen IronBirds fell victim to rain.� That game will not be made up, as the Spikes are not scheduled to play Aberdeen again this season.� Tomorrow is...

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    I’m Still Awake — And So Are The Curve!

    Friday's action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers... The GCL Pirates and the GCL Tigers barely got started this afternoon before their game had to be suspended.� Starter Bryton Trepagnier pitched 2 innings and allowed a run on one hit in the 1st.� The Pirates had had 6 batters go down in...

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    Solid Starts From Locke, Adcock, Miller, and Cain

    Minor League action with the Pirates' affiliates on Thursday... lots of good pitching

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 3 (box)

    The Curve came from behind to take this game from Trenton, despite being out-hit 8-7.� Starter Jeff Locke had trouble in the 1st inning, when 3 runs scored on a double, three singles,...

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    Owens Dominates In 9th Win; Spikes Are One-Hit

    A few roster moves:� The Pirates have designated pitcher Steven Jackson for assignment, so that a roster space on both the 25-man and 40-man rosters will be available.� That will make room for reliefer Chris Resop, who the Pirates picked up off waivers from the Braves today.

    1B/OF Steve Pearce's surgery on his...

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    Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

    Two early games on Wednesday, plus a few more in the evening:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Erie SeaWolves� 3 (box)

    The Curve and the SeaWolves played early and scored early this afternoon.� All the scoring was done by the middle of the 3rd inning.� The Curve began the game with 4 runs 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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    Marauders and Spikes Win Shut-Outs

    Sunday afternoon and evening with the Pirates' minor league affiliates.....as usual, the GCL Pirates are off today.� The West Virginia Power and the Hagerstown Suns apparently did not have any sun, and their game was postponed.� They will try for two on Monday.

    Altoona Curve 6,� Trenton Thunder� 4 (box)

    The Thunder thundered...

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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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    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...