All posts tagged "Jason Townsend"

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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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    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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    Krol’s 19th Save; Fienemann’s 2nd Win

    IMG_3884The GCL Pirates were off, as usual for a Sunday. �In other holiday action....

    Bradenton Marauders �5, �Palm Beach Cardinals �3 (box)

    The Marauders jumped out to an early lead with 3 runs in the bottom of the 2nd inning. �1B Calvin...

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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...