All posts tagged "Eliecer Navarro"

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    Thompson And Curve Get The Win

    It's like they said in the movie "Bull Durham":  some days you win, some days you lose, some days it rains.  Again on Saturday, the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates experienced all three. 

    It rained again in West Virginia.  The Power and the Savannah Sand Gnats will try for...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Alvarado, Bankston, Navarro, And Holden

    Continuing through the Pirates' minor league pitching ranks:

    Gabriel Alvarado --  R/R,  6' 2",  175 lb 
    Alvarado is a Venezuelan native who made his US debut in 2008 after two seasons in the Venezuelan Summer League.  He moved up to West Virginia for 2009, where he pitched mostly as...

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    Marauders Win Second Half Title; Walk-Off Homer For Gonzalez

    Sunday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates... this is the season finale for the Spikes, and the regular season finale for the Marauders.

    West Virginia Power� 4,� Hagerstown Suns� 3 ....��� (box)

    Elevys Gonzalez was the hero in the bottom of the 10th inning with a blast over the right-center field...

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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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    Three Hits For Hernandez; McPherson Strikes Out 9; Avila’s Grand Slam

    Back to full action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization:

    Harrisburg Senators � 9,� Altoona Curve� 7 (box)

    The 5 Curve players who participated in the Eastern League All-Star Game didn't have to do any extra travelling after the game, because the rest of the Curve joined them in Harrisburg to begin...

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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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    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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    Spikes Open The Season With A Loss; Hughes Wins #9, Krol Saves #17

    Williamsport Crosscutters �5, �State College Spikes �3 (box)

    The Spikes opened their season on the road tonight, unfortunately on the losing end. �Starter Zack Von Rosenberg, who had pitched just one inning in the 2009 season, was charged with the loss. �He pitched 4 innings, and allowed 4 runs on 7...

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    Hernandez Homers, Owens Wins #6

    Friday night business.... the State College Spikes (Short-season A level) begin their season two weeks from today. �The Gulf Coast League Pirates, who will share McKechnie Field with the Marauders, begin their season on June 21st.

    While the team rosters have not been formally announced yet, there have been some player moves: �C/INF...