All posts tagged "Duke Welker"

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    Owens Dominates In 9th Win; Spikes Are One-Hit

    A few roster moves:� The Pirates have designated pitcher Steven Jackson for assignment, so that a roster space on both the 25-man and 40-man rosters will be available.� That will make room for reliefer Chris Resop, who the Pirates picked up off waivers from the Braves today.

    1B/OF Steve Pearce's surgery on his...

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    Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

    Two early games on Wednesday, plus a few more in the evening:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Erie SeaWolves� 3 (box)

    The Curve and the SeaWolves played early and scored early this afternoon.� All the scoring was done by the middle of the 3rd inning.� The Curve began the game with 4 runs in...

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    Irwin: 7 No-Hit Innings; Marauders Drop Two

    A few roster notes:� RHP Teddy Fallon and LHP Justin Ennis were both promoted from State College to West Virginia.� Fallon was the Pirates' 43rd pick in the 2009 draft, and Ennis was the 33rd round pick in this year's draft.� RHP Tom Boleska has been promoted from Bradenton to Altoona.

    Altoona's Bryan...

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    Colla Moves Up; Long Night For Power

    Trenton Thunder� 8,� Altoona Curve� 3 (box)

    The Curve stretched their losing streak to 5 games tonight while reliever Mike Colla struggled in his AA debut.� Derek Hankins made the start for the Curve, but didn't get out of the 4th inning.� He gave up a run in the 1st on...

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    Two Homers For Trinidad; Three Hits For Lyles and Grossman

    Monday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.� The West Virginia Power have a a scheduled day off.

    GCL Pirates� 11,� GCL Braves� 3 (box)

    The Pirates got in on the recent hit-o-rama fun the minor league teams have been having.� This afternoon, the Pirates collected 20 hits on their way...

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    Fireworks in Altoona and State College; Kleis and Pevny Debut

    Saturday with the Pirates' lower minor league teams...

    Altoona Curve� 18,� Harrisburg Senators� 15 (box)

    The booming you might have heard was thunder, and it came from the ballpark in Harrisburg.� These two teams combined for 34 hits and 33 runs, and 20 of the hits belonged to the Curve.� Every non-pitcher in...

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    Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

    Good news and bad news today...

    The bad news is that OF Starling Marte has had some problems with his hand after surgery.� Marte had played in two rehab games last week, going 3-for-6, but has not played in over a week.� He's going to need to rest the hand for awhile yet...

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    Friday Begins Rehab; D’Arnaud Added To All-Star Squad

    Losses for all of the Pirates' minor league affiliates today.

    GCL Tigers �7, �GCL Pirates �1 (box)

    Colton Cain allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and struck out 5 batters in his 4-inning start this afternoon, but that was enough to earn the loss, as the Pirates were held to just one...

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    Morris Loses In Pre-Futures Start; Power Win In 10

    Thursdays' action in the Pirates lower minor league organization:

    Binghamton Mets �4, �Altoona Curve �3 (box)

    It only took two innings to get all the scoring done in this game, as Bryan Morris suffered his 4th loss with the Curve in what will be his last start before the All-Star break and...

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    Spikes’ Walk-Off Win; Welker Makes A+ Debut

    Bradenton catcher Eric Fryer, who was hit in the face by a pitch on Thursday night, has broken facial bones around his eye. �That will require surgery to fix -- get the bones properly aligned and stabilized. �He's going to be out of action for at least several weeks and possibly for...

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