All posts tagged "Altoona Curve"

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    The Bradenton Marauders Offense – Is it the park or the players?

    As we head into the final week of minor league baseball, the Bradenton Marauders hitters are comfortably leading the Florida State League in both batting average and OPS. They are also leading the league in runs scored and 3rd in homers. What I'm wondering though is if McKechnie Field is...

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    Erie v. Altoona Game Recap – 6/9/2011

    It was a night that heralded few home runs sailing through the air. But the trip from Pittsburgh to Altoona is worth it to get a live view of Starling Marte, Tony Sanchez, and Matt Curry.

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    A Sunday Afternoon in Altoona

    Pribanic was effective again. I was on the road Sunday afternoon, making a trip down to Maryland. With the opportunity available, I took a quick detour to Altoona to see the Curve take on the Erie SeaWolves. There was rain in the area, but it stayed mostly dry throughout the game. Erie...

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    Poor Defense Leads to Altoona Loss Against Richmond

    Thompson struck out seven tonight in 4.2 innings. Altoona got a great effort from starting pitcher Aaron Thompson tonight, as Thompson struck out seven and walked one in 4.2 innings.  However, poor defense in the third inning led to four runs allowed, with only one of them being credited to the left...

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    Altoona Updates: Leach, Moreno, Hughes, Alderson

    Leach will move to the bullpen in 2011. Yesterday, the 2011 Altoona Curve roster was announced.  A few updates to that roster, via Cory Giger: -Brian Leach will not be in the starting rotation.  Instead, Leach will move to the bullpen.  In the long term, Leach is more of a relief pitching...

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    Roster Notes: Indianapolis, Altoona, Taillon

    Farrell will start off the season as the third baseman in Altoona. The 2011 rosters haven't been released yet, but here are some notes/links for the top two levels in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system: -Scott McCauley, the broadcaster for the Indianapolis Indians, previews the 2011 Indians, with his projection of who should...

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    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: Bullpen

    Today we wrap up the 2011 Altoona Curve preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the starting pitchers.  As I mentioned in last week's preview of the Indianapolis bullpen, a minor league bullpen isn't overly important.  That's especially true the lower you go in...

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    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: Starting Pitchers

    So far we've looked at the infielders and outfielders who could be playing in Altoona during the 2011 season.  Today we'll look at the starting pitchers who could potentially be in Altoona this year: Returning to Altoona As I mentioned in last week's review of the Indianapolis Indians' rotation, the 2010 Altoona rotation...

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    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: The Outfield

    Marte will start the 2011 season in Altoona. Yesterday I previewed the 2011 Altoona Curve infield, looking at players who could open the season with the Pittsburgh Pirates' AA affiliate, and looking at players who could make the jump from the lower levels later in the season.  Today we'll look at the...

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    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: The Infield

    In my preview last week of the 2011 Indianapolis Indians infield, I pointed out this quote by Kyle Stark in the Altoona Mirror: It's possible, Stark said, that the entire starting infield of first baseman Matt Hague, second baseman Jordy Mercer, shortstop Chase d'Arnaud and third baseman Josh Harrison could be back...

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