All posts tagged "Dan Grovatt"

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    One Inning Ruins Marauders’ Morning; Taillon’s Second Start

    The Indianapolis Indians were rained out on Monday night.  They and the Durham Bulls will try for two on Tuesday.  Tuesday's first game is scheduled for 11:05 am, early for a Baseball In Education Day.  That game is scheduled to be shown on the MLB network.  (It's absolutley pouring down...

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    Three Hits For Chambers

    The Pirates' lower minor league affiliates wrap up the month of April:

    Erie SeaWolves  5,  Altoona Curve  0
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    The Curve were held to just 3 hits, plus two walks, as they were shut-out by the SeaWolves.  Their first hit of the game...

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    Grossman’s Lead-Off Homer; Power Are Two-Hit

    Altoona Curve  8,  Erie SeaWolves  6
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    Two big innings gave the Curve enough runs to withstand a late-inning rally by the SeaWolves and take the win to open this series.  The Curve got started with a two-out rally which scored 4...

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    McSwain’s AA Debut; Latimore Homers Twice

    Pirates' lower minor league action for Thursday:  the Curve had an early game, and the Marauders and the Power play in the evening

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Matt McSwain made his AA debut today with the Curve, after being promoted from...

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    Mercer and Curry Homer; Boyer And Sinkbeil Sign

    Both the Curve and the Power played early games today.... 

    Altoona Curve  3,  Harrisburg Senators  2
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    A fielding error by the Senators in the bottom of the 7th gave the Curve the win, and a split of this rain-shortened series...

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    Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

    It's a rainy night for half of the Pirates' minor leaguers:

    The Indianapolis Indians and Toledo Mud Hens had the first game of their 4-game series postponed due to an all-day-long rain.  Yesterday it was snowing in Toledo, and this was not totally unexpected.  The Tribe and the Hens...

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    Cain Throws Six Scoreless Innings

    Sunday's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues:

    West Virginia Power  7,  Augusta Green Jackets  0
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    Three Power pitchers powered up to shut out the Green Jackets.  Colton Cain made the start and earned his first win of the season.  He allowed just one hit and...

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    Three Hits For Rojas, But Losses All Around

    Losses all around in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Augusta Green Jackets  5,  West Virginia Power  3
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    A 4-run 2nd inning by Augusta had the Power trying to catch up for most of the game.  With Zack Dodson getting the start, Augusta scored on two singles,...

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    Curve Win Home Opener; Four RBI For Baker

    Altoona Curve 2,  Richmond Flying Squirrels  0
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    The Altoona Curve put on a pitching demonstration in their home opener, as four pitchers combined for a shut-out and held the Squirrels to just 3 hits.  Aaron Thompson made the start, and he dominated Richmond.  Thompson retired...

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    Curve’s Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short

    The Curve played an early game on Wednesday...

    Akron Aeros  3,  Altoona Curve  2

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    Down 3-1 going into the top of the 9th, the Curve rallied, beginning with 3B Jeremy Farrell reaching base on a fielding error by the Akron shortstop.  A passed...