All posts tagged "Gift Ngoepe"

  • Prospect Reports
    Sadler, Cunningham lead Curve to victory in home opener

    The Altoona Curve defeated the Harrisburg Senators 5-4 in their first home game of the year. Starting pitcher Casey Sadler was solid in the victory, going six innings and surrendering three runs on six hits, walking one and striking out two. Offensively, the Curve were led by second baseman Jarek Cunningham who...

  • Season Previews
    8 prospects, 8 questions: An initial look at the Altoona Curve’s top prospects

    One fun aspect of prospect analysis is that it truly is an adventure in ‘prospecting’— looking for gold amongst the less valuable pebbles. We deal in long shots, not sure things. We speculate and ask questions that we can’t assuredly answer, use information to make a projection, and then we wait and...

  • Arizona Fall League
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 AFL Season Recap

    The Pittsburgh Pirates sent seven players to the Arizona Fall League this year -- three position players and four pitchers. Kyle Kaminska emerged as the star of the group among pitchers, while Adalberto Santos was the best among the hitters. There were no top prospects among the group this year, after the...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap: Season Finale

    In Arizona Fall League action today, Scottsdale lost 3-2 against Peoria. The only Pirates player in the starting lineup today was Gift Ngoepe. He batted ninth and played shortstop. Ngoepe went 1-for-3 with a double, walk, stolen base and a strikeout. He came to the plate in the top of the ninth...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap: Ngoepe Homers, Cumpton Pitches Well

    In Arizona Fall League action today, Scottsdale lost 4-3 to Surprise. Gift Ngoepe hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to tie the score at three. Three Pirates players were in the starting lineup. Matt Curry batted cleanup and played first base. He went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. He is currently...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap: Curry Homers in Three Hit Day

    Matt Curry hit his first AFL homer. - Image Credit: Mark Olson Here are the results from the Arizona Fall League today. **Matt Curry went 3-for-5 with a double and a homer. It was the first homer of the AFL season for Curry. **Adalberto Santos went 2-for-5 with a double. **Gift Ngoepe...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Weekly Recap: Looking at the Numbers at the Half Way Mark

    Here are the results from the AFL over the last week, as well as the results from the year as we're now past the half way mark for the 2012 AFL season. **Adalberto Santos went 6-for-17 with two doubles and a triple. On the season, Santos is hitting for a .294/.400/.471 line...

  • Arizona Fall League
    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/1

    The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 6-1 to Surprise. Here is how the Pirates prospects did tonight. **Vic Black pitched a perfect inning in relief. He only needed seven pitches, with four of those strikes. **Adalberto Santos went 0-for-4. **Gift Ngoepe went 1-for-3.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap: Santos and Gift Have Three Hits Each, Pitch F/X for Black

    The Scottsdale Scorpions beat Peoria 12-2 today, with help from two Pirates prospects on offense. **Adalberto Santos went 3-for-5 with a double. **Gift Ngoepe went 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, and four runs. Prior to this game he had two hits in 25 at-bats. **Vic Black pitched a shutout inning to...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Weekly Recap: Santos is Hitting Well, While Curry is Struggling

    Here are the results from the Pirates prospects in the Arizona Fall League this week. **Matt Curry went 1-for-14 with three walks and three strikeouts. Curry is hitting for a .200/.265/.267 line in 45 at-bats on the AFL season, with a 4:14 BB/K ratio. **Adalberto Santos went 5-for-15 with a double, a...

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