All posts tagged "Exicardo Cayonez"

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    Durham’s Grand Slam Sparks Curve; Marte Back With A Homer

    Monday's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues... the Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off today.

    Altoona Curve� 11,� Erie SeaWolves� 2 (box)

    RF Miles Durham's grand slam ignited a 9-run 8th inning to lift the Curve over the SeaWolves in the series opener.� Both teams put runners on base in the...

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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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    Decker Is Pitcher of the Week; Solano Goes 3-For-3

    Limited action on Tuesday, just two daytime games... everyone's watching the All-Star Game tonight.

    Vermont Lake Monsters� 3,� State College Spikes� 1 (box)

    LF Adalberto Santos and C Matt Skirving each had two hits, but the Spikes managed only one run this afternoon as they fell to the Lake Monsters.� While they put...

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    Bixler Returns; Krol Saves #21

    IMG_3495The Pittsburgh Pirates have reaquired infielder Brian Bixler (photo) from the Cleveland Indians' organization.� Bixler, who was originally drafted by the Pirates in the second round of the 2004 draft, played in the Pirates' organization for all of his career until...

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    Baker Pitches 8 No-Hit Innings; Cayonez’s Perfect Afternoon

    Lots of action in the Pirates' lower minors on Tuesday, partly because of two double headers making up for the two postponements yesterday.

    West Virginia Power �7, �Hagerstown Suns �3 (box)

    Power starter Nate Baker pitched 8 no-hit innings tonight in Hagerstown, to earn his 6th win of the season. �He was not...

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    Marte Begins Rehab; Spikes’ Rookies Shine In Pro Debut

    GCL Pirates 10, �GCL Yankees �1 (box)

    The Pirates beat up on the Yankees this afternoon, and faced an old friend. �John Van Benschoten made a rehab start for the Yankees, and the Pirates did not treat him very nicely. �RF�Gregory Polanco singled and stole second base, and LF Exicardo Cayonez walked...

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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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    Alderson Gets The Win And A Homer; Welker Promoted

    Roster moves: �Relief pitcher Duke Welker has been promoted from West Virginia to the Bradenton Marauders. �Welker had made 20 relief appearances for the Power, earning a 1-1 record and 5 saves, with a 3.63 ERA. �In 22.1 in innings, Welker gave up 16 hits, 14 runs (9 earned), with 24 walks...