All posts tagged "Jason Townsend"

  • Analysis
    Stolen Bases Hurt Power; Alvarez Continues Rehab

    Sunday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with an afternoon game in Charleston.  The GCL Pirates have the day off.

    Greensboro Grasshoppers  10,  West Virginia Power  2

    Three late-inning rallies gave the Grasshoppers the advantage over the Power this...

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    Homers By Marte, Rodriguez, Cunningham, And Rojas

    Catching up with the action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates for Thursday....  several home runs

    Trenton Thunder 8 ,   Altoona Curve  6

    A 3-run homer by CF Starling Marte and a solo blast by SS Josh Rodriguez were not enough to...

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    Alvarez Starts With GCL Pirates

    The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis.  This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday).  UPDATE:  Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.

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    Baker Homers In FSL All-Star Game; Curve Drops Double Header

    More brief notes for Saturday, since we're on the road....

    Florida State League All-Star Game, played in Clearwater, Florida
    FSL North  5,  FSL South  3

    Three Marauders' players got in on this game:  C Ramon Cabrera, 1B Aaron Baker, and 2B Jarek Cunningham were...

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    Power Shut Out ‘Hoppers; Curve Have A Hit-Fest In 10th Inning Win

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off today (Wednesday).  A few bits of news for an off-day:

    P Jose Ascanio and C Wyatt Toregas have cleared waivers and both will be assigned to the Indians.   Anthony Claggett was returned to the Altoona Curve.

    The Pirates have...

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    Homers For Mercer And Watts; Three Power All-Stars

    Tonight it's the Bradenton Marauders who have a scheduled night off....

    Altoona Curve  10,  Erie SeaWolves  5

    The Curve posted 13 hits, with CF Starling Marte leading the barrage with 3 of them.  The Curve jumped out to a 6-0 lead with 2...

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    Taillon Wins #2; Four Hits For Santos

    West Virginia Power  5,  Lexington Legends  4

    Jameson Taillon surrendered 4 runs on 8 hits in 5 innings, but he still pulled out his second win of the season.  The 4 runs all came in the bottom of the 6th inning.  The Legends started the inning with...

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    Losses For All The Affiliates

    The Pirates and all four of their minor league affiliates lost in Sunday's play:

    Hickory Crawdads  4,  West Virginia Power  3

    Jameson Taillon pitched well in his 5-inning start this afternoon.  He surrendered one run on two hits, with no walks, and he struck out 4...

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    Homers For Fryer, Durham, Latimore, Baker, And Anderson

    Saturday evening with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  8,  Binghamton Mets  6

    First, the Curve and the Mets had to finish up yesterday's game, which had been suspended in the 7th inning, with the score tied at 6-6.  Binghamton had scored 4 runs...

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    Curve Have A Hit-Happy Morning; Cumpton Strikes Out 8

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off on Wednesday, and the Curve played a morning game.  The Marauders and the Power play in the evening.

    Altoona Curve  7,  Bowie Baysox  1
    After allowing a run in the top of the 1st, the Curve pitchers held...

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