All posts tagged "Jason Erickson"

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    Santos Homers In Bradenton Loss

    A rainy Tuesday night in the Pirates' minor league organization.  The Indianapolis Indians played their entire game in the rain.  The Altoona Curve's game against the Akron Aeros (in Akron) was postponed due to rain.  It will be made up as part of a double-header on Thursday.  The West Virginia...

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    Big 6th Inning For Curve; Miller’s Second Win

    Fun with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates on Thursday night...

    Altoona Curve  7,  Erie SeaWolves 2
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    A big 6-run 6th inning gave the Curve the win over Erie, despite the SeaWolves out-hitting the Curve 15 - 6.  

    The Curve got onto the scoreboard...

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    Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

    A few roster moves before we get to the games:
    The Pirates have signed 1B Gerlis Rodriguez to a minor league contract.  Rodriguez, a Dominican native, played for State College in 2010.  He played about half of his 48 games at first base, and did some DH'ing.  Rodriguez hit .201,...

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    One Inning Ruins Marauders’ Morning; Taillon’s Second Start

    The Indianapolis Indians were rained out on Monday night.  They and the Durham Bulls will try for two on Tuesday.  Tuesday's first game is scheduled for 11:05 am, early for a Baseball In Education Day.  That game is scheduled to be shown on the MLB network.  (It's absolutley pouring down...

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    Grossman’s Lead-Off Homer; Power Are Two-Hit

    Altoona Curve  8,  Erie SeaWolves  6
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    Two big innings gave the Curve enough runs to withstand a late-inning rally by the SeaWolves and take the win to open this series.  The Curve got started with a two-out rally which scored 4...

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    Grand Slam By Baker Fires Up Marauders

    Happy Easter!

    The Altoona Curve and the West Virginia Power have scheduled days off today.


    Bradenton Marauders  6, Palm Beach Cardinals  3
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    1B Aaron Baker gave the Marauders a boost with his grand slam in the 1st inning, and Jason Erickson won his first...

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    Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

    It's a rainy night for half of the Pirates' minor leaguers:

    The Indianapolis Indians and Toledo Mud Hens had the first game of their 4-game series postponed due to an all-day-long rain.  Yesterday it was snowing in Toledo, and this was not totally unexpected.  The Tribe and the Hens...

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    Three Hits For Rojas, But Losses All Around

    Losses all around in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Augusta Green Jackets  5,  West Virginia Power  3
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    A 4-run 2nd inning by Augusta had the Power trying to catch up for most of the game.  With Zack Dodson getting the start, Augusta scored on two singles,...

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    Wins In The Lower Minors


    Wins all around for the rest of the Pirates' minor leaguers: 

    Altoona Curve  10,  Erie Seawolves  7

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    Three home runs and a 4-run 2nd inning sparked the Curve to their second win of the season on Sunday afternoon....

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Strickland, Irwin, And More

    Continuing to look at the Pirates' minor league pitchers, moving upward in the organization:

    Hunter Strickland  --   R/R,  6' 5",  200 lb
    Strickland was the Red Sox' 18th round pick in the 2007 draft, and he was traded to the Pirates in July 2009 in the deal involving...

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