All posts tagged "Casey Erickson"

  • Analysis
    Really Last Minute Roster Moves

    This is the time of year when teams release players from their minor league camps - those who are not going to fit into the organization's plans.  The Pirates have released these players:

    Inf Adenson Chourio  --  West Virginia and Bradenton in 2010
    Inf Christian Colonel -- he'd just...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Pribanic. Leach, And Friends

    Moving on up, as we look at the Pirates' minor league pitchers....

    Aaron Pribanic --
      R/R,  6' 4",  200 lb
    Pribanic came to the Pirates in July 2009, as a part of the trade with the Mariners for Jack Wilson and Ian Snell.  He was assigned to West...

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    Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends

    Two of the Pirates' affiliates in playoff action:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Harrisburg Senators� 4 ....������ (box)

    The Senators and the Curve battled back and forth, with errors and poor base running on both sides, but it was the Curve who came out on top to even the best-of-5 series at 1 game each.�...

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    Marauders Win Second Half Title; Walk-Off Homer For Gonzalez

    Sunday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates... this is the season finale for the Spikes, and the regular season finale for the Marauders.

    West Virginia Power� 4,� Hagerstown Suns� 3 ....��� (box)

    Elevys Gonzalez was the hero in the bottom of the 10th inning with a blast over the right-center field...

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    Irwin: Another 7 No-Hit Innings;

    Thursday's action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power� 3,� Rome Braves� 0 ...��� (box)

    On July 24th, Power starter Phillip Irwin pitched 7 hitless and scoreless innings.� Tonight, he again threw 7 scoreless innings, though this time he scattered 3 hits.� Last time, he walked two batters, and tonight...

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    Two Homers By Harrison Aren’t Enough; Maggi Debuts

    Early and late action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Portland Sea Dogs� 9,� Altoona Curve� 8 (box)

    Two home runs by 3B Josh Harrison and an early lead from a 5-run 2nd inning were washed away by the Sea Dogs' 6-run 7th inning this afternoon.� Harrison, the second batter of the...

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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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    Marauders On A Rampage

    Thursday's action.... I'll be on the road for the next several days, and internet connections may be spotty.

    Bradenton Marauders� 18,� Lakeland Flying Tigers� 5 (box)

    The Marauders scored 13 runs in the final three innings of the game and posted a total of 19 hits, as they sent the Tigers flying.� Each...

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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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    Colla Moves Up; Long Night For Power

    Trenton Thunder� 8,� Altoona Curve� 3 (box)

    The Curve stretched their losing streak to 5 games tonight while reliever Mike Colla struggled in his AA debut.� Derek Hankins made the start for the Curve, but didn't get out of the 4th inning.� He gave up a run in the 1st on...

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