All posts tagged "Duke Welker"

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    Curve Take Two From Erie

    Saturday evening wins for the entire Pirates' minor league system!

    Altoona Curve 8, �Erie SeaWolves 3 � �Game 1 (box)

    Altoona had a double-header, making up for a game that had been rained out back in April. �The Curve exploded out of the box with a 4-run 1st inning and never looked...

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    Moskos Saves #9, Krol Saves #10

    Another day with one afternoon game and two evening games in the lower part of the Pirates' minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve �2, �Akron Aeros �1 (box)

    The Curve and the Aeros could have skipped all the other innings and just played the 7th �-- that was the only one that turned out...

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    Alderson Struggles, Grossman Takes One For the Team

    Richmond Flying Squirrels 4, �Altoona Curve 2 (box)

    Curve starter Tim Alderson had little trouble with the Squirrels for the first four innings on Thursday evening, using two double plays to erase two of the three base runners he'd allowed (two singles and a hit batter). �But he had problems in the...

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    Six Scoreless For Morris In Loss; Hughes Wins #6

    Daytona Cubs �2, �Bradenton Marauders 1 (box)

    Starter Bryan Morris pitched 6 scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits and a walk, while striking out 4 Cubs' batters. �Unfortunately he did not earn a win, as the Marauders lost in extra innings. � Morris had to work around a fielding error and a walk...

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    Wins For Molleken, Adcock and Erickson; Saves for Moskos, Krol, and Foster

    The Indianapolis Indians lost, but the rest of the Pirates' affiliates won on Saturday.

    Altoona Curve �9, �Erie SeaWolves �7 (box)

    A 6-run 2nd inning boosted the Curve to an early lead, and a late-inning rally kept them on top for a win at home on Saturday. �The Curve sent 11 batters...

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    Curve Get Revenge On Strasburg

    Altoona Curve �6, � �Harrisburg Senators �1 (box)

    Washington Nationals' #1 Prospect Stephen Strasburg was scheduled to make one last AA start on Sunday afternoon, before heading over to AAA Syracuse. �The Curve wanted to make sure Strasburg learned one more lesson at the AA level before being promoted. �That lesson: �sometimes...

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    Baker and Noris Help Welker With An Afternoon Win

    As expected, the Pirates have called up righty�Jeff Karstens from Indianapolis to help them with their pitching woes. �Karstens will have to be added to the 40-man roster -- he was removed from it back in November. �Over the past few weeks, Karstens had made 4 relief appearances for the Indy Indians,...

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    Mercer, Presley, Holt All Post 3 Hits, Owens Earns Win

    Altoona Curve 3, �Erie SeaWolves 2 (box)

    3B Jordy Mercer was the man of the night for the Curve, as he went 3-for-4 at the plate, raising his batting average to .348. �He drove in two of the Curve's three runs and scored the first and third. �LF Alex Presley went 3-for-3,...

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    Five No-Hit Innings For Hughes; Three Doubles For Marte

    Altoona Curve 2, �Akron Aeros 0 (box)

    Starter Jared Hughes dominated the Aeros for 5 innings in Akron on Monday night. �He scattered 4 walks over those innings, but did not allow a hit, while striking out 3 batters on the way to his third win of the season. �Reliever Dustin Molleken...