All posts tagged "Colton Cain"

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    Stolen Bases Hurt Power; Alvarez Continues Rehab

    Sunday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with an afternoon game in Charleston.  The GCL Pirates have the day off.

    Greensboro Grasshoppers  10,  West Virginia Power  2
     

    Three late-inning rallies gave the Grasshoppers the advantage over the Power this...

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    Alvarez Joins Marauders; Harrison Back to Pirates

    Tuesdays' action... and again the player moves are as interesting as the games.

    3B Pedro Alvarez was moved from the GCL Pirates to the Marauders to continue his rehab work.  
    With OF Jose Tabata being placed onto the Disabled List, the Pirates were no longer forced to wait...

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    Marte In Futures Game; Marauders Win In The 14th

    Two Pirates' minor leaguers have been chosen to play in the MLB Futures game, which is held during the All-Star festivities.  OF Starling Marte will be on the World team, and INF Chase d'Arnaud was named to the USA team -- though that might change if d'Arnaud is indeed called...

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    Indians Postponed; McPherson’s First AA Win

    The Indianapolis Indians' game in Rochester was postponed today -- because the Indians were not there!  The team was supposed to fly to Rochester this morning, but due to mechanical problems, their flight was delayed.  There were not any other flights available to get the team to Rochester in time...

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    Curve Game Suspended With 10-Run Lead; Marauders And Power Need Extras

    Saturday evening action for the Pirates' minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  11,  Reading Phillies  1  (Suspended)
     

    After rain delayed the start of this game, the Curve must have decided that they needed to score a lot and quickly, in case the rain cut...

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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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    Power Pitchers Dominate In Early Game; Complete One-Hitter For McPherson

    The Power had an early game today, while the Curve and the Marauders are scheduled for the evening:

    West Virginia Power  3,  Hickory Crawdads  2  
     

    Three Power pitchers combined to hold Hickory to just 4 hits in the late-morning start.  Colton Cain earned his...

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    Curve Socked By Bowie; Black Is Back; Irwin Strikes Out 10

    The Curve had another morning game today.  The Marauders and the Power play on Thursday evening.

    Bowie Baysox  4,  Altoona Curve  2
     

    Starter Aaron Pribanic struggled in this morning's game, allowing 4 runs on 10 hits and a walk, with only one strikeout in 5 innings....

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    Hit-Fest In Bradenton; Curve Pitchers Throw A Shutout

    Friday night's action:

    Altoona Curve 2,  Akron Aeros  0
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    Three Curve pitchers combined to throw a 3-hit shutout of the Aeros.  Starter Mike Colla had to work around runners on base in 5 of his 6 innings, but he held the Aeros scoreless and earned his...

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    Pribanic Pitches 6 Scoreless; Marauders Are One-Hit

    After wins for everyone on Saturday, it's losses for everyone on Sunday:

    Erie SeaWolves  2,  Altoona Curve  1  
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    It took 13 innings to finish this pitching duel, when the Curve could not respond to a run scored by the SeaWolves in the...