All posts tagged "Duke Welker"

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    Wins In The Lower Minors

    Wins all around for the rest of the Pirates' minor leaguers: 

    Altoona Curve  10,  Erie Seawolves  7

    (box score)

    Three home runs and a 4-run 2nd inning sparked the Curve to their second win of the season on Sunday afternoon....

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    Two Hits Each For Latimore, Snyder, Rubinstein, And Power

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost their season openers on Thursday night:

    Erie SeaWolves  3,  Altoona Curve 2

    One run in the bottom of the 9th made the difference, as the Curve lost in Erie, PA.  The SeaWolves were first onto the scoreboard with a pair...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Miller, Lorin, McPherson, And Welker

    Moving on up the chain, looking at the Pirates' pitching prospects.  There are a big pile of pitchers who seem to "belong" at A level West Virginia this season, and there is just not going to be enough room for everyone.  Some will have to go to State College, some...

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    Curve and Marauders Both Fall To Big Innings

    Harrisburg Senators� 10,� Altoona Curve� 5 ....������ (box)

    Two 5-run innings gave the Senators the advantage over the Curve in the first game of their Eastern League playoff series.

    The Curve jumped out to the early lead in the bottom of the 1st.� 2B Chase d'Arnaud led off with a walk, and...

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    Losses All Around

    Losses for all of the Pirates' affiliates on Friday night:

    Reading Phillies� 9,� Altoona Curve� 4 ...������� (box)

    The R-Phils attacked Curve starter Jared Hughes early, and the Curve bats could not keep up.� Hughes retired the side in order in the 1st inning, but gave up 3 unearned runs on a...

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    Owens Wins #12, Two Homers For Hague As Curve Clinch Title

    Tuesday's action for the Pirates' lower minor leaguers....

    Altoona Curve� 9,� Bowie Baysox� 1 ..���� (box)

    The Altoona Curve clinched the Eastern League's Western Division title tonight with a win over Bowie.� This is just the second time the Curve have won their division in their 12 years of existence, and it...

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    Owens Wins #10

    Pirates' lower minor leaguers on Saturday...

    Altoona Curve� 10,� Binghamton Mets� 4 (box)

    The Curve posted 14 hits, with two big innings, as all but one member of the starting line-up had at least one hit in the game, as starter Rudy Owens earned his 10th win of the season.� SS Jordy Mercer...

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    Marauders Blast Cardinals, Power Split DoubleHeader

    A little lighter schedule in the Pirates' lower minor leagues tonight -- the Altoona Curve and the State College Spikes both had scheduled days off.

    The Pirates have signed their top two draft picks, righty pitchers Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, just a few hours before the midnight deadline.� That makes 27 of...

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    Solid Starts From Locke, Adcock, Miller, and Cain

    Minor League action with the Pirates' affiliates on Thursday... lots of good pitching

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 3 (box)

    The Curve came from behind to take this game from Trenton, despite being out-hit 8-7.� Starter Jeff Locke had trouble in the 1st inning, when 3 runs scored on a double, three singles,...

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    Farrell Returns To Marauders

    Monday's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues...�� The Altoona Curve had a scheduled day off.

    Palm Beach Cardinals� 6,� Bradenton Marauders� 5 (box)

    The Marauders wanted to celebrate the return of 3B Jeremy Farrell with a big win, but a 3-run 7th inning by the Cardinals spoiled their plans.� Farrell finished his...

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