All posts tagged "Duke Welker"

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    Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

    Five Curve players have been named to the Eastern League /Western Division All-Star team.  RHP Aaron Pribanic, LHP Jeff Locke, 2B Brock Holt, 3B Jeremy Farrell, and OF Starling Marte.  Also, because the Curve won the Western Division last year, the Curve coaching staff will be coaching the division's team...

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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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    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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    Power Shut Out ‘Hoppers; Curve Have A Hit-Fest In 10th Inning Win

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off today (Wednesday).  A few bits of news for an off-day:

    P Jose Ascanio and C Wyatt Toregas have cleared waivers and both will be assigned to the Indians.   Anthony Claggett was returned to the Altoona Curve.

    The Pirates have...

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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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    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...

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    Six-Run Inning Not Enough Power; Marauders Earn Shut Out

    The Altoona Curve had a scheduled day off on Monday, but the Power and the Marauders were in action.


    Delmarva Shorebirds  10,  West Virginia Power  7
     

    A 6-run offensive blast by the Power was enough to tie the score, but not enough for...

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    Homers For Fryer, Durham, Latimore, Baker, And Anderson

    Saturday evening with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  8,  Binghamton Mets  6
     

    First, the Curve and the Mets had to finish up yesterday's game, which had been suspended in the 7th inning, with the score tied at 6-6.  Binghamton had scored 4 runs...

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    Avila And Noris Homer In Power Loss; Baker Strikes Out 8

    Lakewood BlueClaws  6,  West Virginia Power  5
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    The Power played an early game today, but fell to the BlueClaws in the 10th inning.  Starter Jameson Taillon did not factor into the decision, though he pitched 5 innings and allowed 3 runs on 7 hits and a walk,...

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