All posts tagged "Gift Ngoepe"

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Vasquez, Curry, and Lambo leading the Altoona offense

    The Curve lost their best hitter when Adalberto Santos went down with a hip injury April 15, and the offense has struggled for noticeable spells in the early season.  Santos returned Tuesday night, so there is some optimism he’ll be able to pick up where he left off prior to his injury....

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Recapping Week One in Altoona

    I should start by acknowledging that I’m taking some liberties by saying “week one” since I’m actually looking back over the first 11 games of the season. This review highlights the Curve players who have grabbed my attention at this very early stage of the season. Before diving in, it is PIVOTAL...

  • 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. Subscribe today to...

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