All posts tagged "Eric Fryer"

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    Six-Run Inning Stops Pirates, But Indians Get A Win

    Orioles  13,  Pirates  3
    Indianapolis area native C Jake Fox beat up on the Pirates' pitching this afternoon in Bradenton, with two booming home runs and 4 RBI.  The first homer capped a 6-run 3rd inning, when Pirates' starter Ross Ohlendorf gave up four singles and a double before the...

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    2011 Prospect Watching; Sanchez and Fryer

    Two Pirates' minor league catchers, who apparently had some kind of magnetism for pitched baseballs in their heads last season:

    Tony Sanchez  --  R/R, 6' 0",  220 lb
    The top catching prospect in the Pirates' system, Sanchez was chosen in the first round of the 2009 draft.  He had...

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    First Round Of Reassignments

    Nothing unexpected here, though maybe a few days earlier than they had earlier suggested....

    Catchers Tony Sanchez and Eric Fryer and pitchers Donnie Veal and Cesar Valdez were all reassigned to minor league camp this morning.  Sanchez and Fryer are both likely to begin the season at AA Altoona.  Both...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Roster Updates And Playoff Games

    An update on some recent roster moves by the Pirates:

    Pitcher Jose Veras took a few days, but did sign a minor league contract with the Pirates.  Veras is a 30-year-old who was first signed by the Rays in 1998.  He began playing in the US in 2002, and...

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    Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends

    Two of the Pirates' affiliates in playoff action:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Harrisburg Senators� 4 ....������ (box)

    The Senators and the Curve battled back and forth, with errors and poor base running on both sides, but it was the Curve who came out on top to even the best-of-5 series at 1 game each.�...

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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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    Pribanic Shines As Marauders Take Game One

    Bradenton Marauders� 5,� Charlotte Stone Crabs� 0 ....�� (box)

    The Marauders broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the 7th with a big 4-run inning to take the win in their first playoff game.� Starter Aaron Pribanic earned the win with 7 scoreless innings of work.

    Pribanic scattered 6...

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    Marauders Clinch Playoff Spot

    On Friday night, all of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost.� On Saturday night, all but State College won....

    Bradenton Marauders� 4,� Charlotte Stone Crabs� 2 ...���� (box)

    The Marauders assured themselves at least a spot in the playoffs with this win tonight.� Nate Adcock won his 11th game of the season with...

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    Irwin: Another 7 No-Hit Innings;

    Thursday's action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power� 3,� Rome Braves� 0 ...��� (box)

    On July 24th, Power starter Phillip Irwin pitched 7 hitless and scoreless innings.� Tonight, he again threw 7 scoreless innings, though this time he scattered 3 hits.� Last time, he walked two batters, and tonight...