All posts tagged "David Rubinstein"

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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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    Alvarez Starts With GCL Pirates

    The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis.  This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday).  UPDATE:  Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.

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    Leach’s First Win In Marauders’ Hit-Fest

    The Pirates have signed 23rd round draft pick RHP Jordan Cooper to a contract.  He had been a pitcher for Kentucky, and that experience might get him a start at State College.  Here is a list of all the 2011 draft picks, with notations for which ones have signed....

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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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    Marauders Hold Off Jupiter; Spikes Shut Out

    Wednesday's action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    The West Virginia Power have a day off today, wrapping up their All-Star break.  The Altoona Curve and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats had their game postponed tonight, due to rain.  They will try for a double header tomorrow, beginning at...

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    Heredia’s Debut, SAL All-Star Game; 3 Homers In One Inning For The Marauders

    Tuesday's action:

    The Pirates have signed their 4th round draft pick, Colten Brewer.  Brewer is a right-handed pitcher who was drafted out of high school in Canton.  He will likely report to the GCL Pirates to begin his pro career.   All of the Pirates' draft picks, and the...

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    Allie’s Pro Debut; Miller’s 5th Win; GLC Pirates Begin

    The Altoona Curve have a scheduled day off today (Monday), and the West Virginia Power are off for the first day of their All-Star Break.  The All-Star Game will be played in Delmarva on Tuesday, with Brandon Cumpton, Jameson Taillon, and Dan Grovatt representing the Power.  


    Auburn...

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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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    Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost on Tuesday evening.....

    New Britain Rock Cats  10,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    It was a tough night for Curve starter Bryan Morris, who gave up 7 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings of...

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    Farrell’s Winning Homer; A Shutout By The Marauders

    Everyone in action on Thursday evening.... and the State College Spikes begin their season next week on Friday

    Altoona Curve   5,  Erie SeaWolves  4
     

    A 4-run 4th inning gave the Curve a big boost, and a run in the bottom...