Altoona at Richmond tonight

5 years ago

I’ll be going to the Altoona game at Richmond tonight to see the Curve in action.  Tim Alderson will ...

Justin Wilson is heating up

5 years ago

Don’t look now, but Justin Wilson may be heating up a bit early this season. Wilson made his professional ...

Michael Crotta promoted to Indianapolis

5 years ago

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted starting pitcher Michael Crotta from Altoona to Indianapolis today, according to Dejan Kovacevic.  Crotta ...

Michael Crotta 4/13 Video Recap

5 years ago

I was in attendance for Michael Crotta’s start on Tuesday, April 13th against the Richmond Flying Squirrels.  Crotta had ...

Altoona Curve Game Recap

5 years ago

I lived in two different areas of Pennsylvania for about 12 years, living in the Altoona area for seven ...

Minor League Opening Day

5 years ago

Today is the opening day for the full season minor league teams, with all four of the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

Altoona Curve Roster Set

5 years ago

The Altoona Curve Opening Day Roster is set, according to the Altoona Mirror.  The roster is as follows: C ...

Adam Hyzdu

5 years ago

Some great information became available yesterday, as Dan Szymborski (creator of the ZiPS projection system) posted his minor-league-to-major-league translations ...

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