All posts tagged "Jim Negrych"

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    Almost-Last-Minute Roster Adjustments

    The Pirates announced two roster moves this afternoon:
    RHP Mike Crotta had been not-entirely-officially told that he'd make the major league team.  Now it's official:  Crotta and reliever Garrett Olson are on the Pirates' Opening Day roster. 
    That means that reliever Chris Leroux will be assigned to Indianapolis.  Olson, a lefty,...

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    Crotta Gives Up A Run, More Reassignments

    Yankees  4,  Pirates  2
    Reliever Mike Crotta, who had not given up a run up 'til today, surrendered his first spring training run this afternoon in Tampa.  Crotta came on to pitch the final inning, with the Yankees already ahead 3-2.  He gave up a single, a sacrifice bunt, and...

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    Three Hits For Cedeno With Indy; Olson Debuts For Pirates

    Iron Pigs  6,  Indians  5

    The Indianapolis Indians ended their 4-game spring training winning streak with a loss today to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.  Pirates' Ronny Cedeno came to minor league camp to DH in the game and posted 3 hits for the Tribe.  OF Andrew...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Holt, Ford, Negrych

    The minor league spring training games began today, with the Indy Indians facing off against the Las Vegas 51's in Dunedin.  Info about the minor league games tends to be sketchy at best, and often non-existent, but this evening we got some info:
    51's  5,  Indians  2  --   Rudy Owens...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Altoona Curve Win Eastern League Championship

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 2 ...����� (box)

    IMG_4068The Altoona Curve clinched the Eastern League Championship tonight, defeating the Trenton Thunder in Game 4 of the championship series in Trenton.� Starter Tony Watson, who was also the winning pitcher a week...

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    Curve Shut Out Trenton, Take Advantage In Series

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 0 ...������ (box)

    The Curve took advantage of the unexpected day off yesterday, and came back to action ready to roll.� Three Curve pitchers combined to shut out the Thunder in Trenton, as the Curve took a 2-games-to-one lead in the 5-game Eastern League...

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    Curve Hold Their Own Against Pettitte, But Lose Game One

    Trenton Thunder� 3,� Altoona Curve� 2 ...���� (box)

    Curve starter Rudy Owens faced off against National's phenom pitcher Stephen Strasbourg at the beginning of the season, and held his own.� Now he winds down the season by facing off against New York Yankees' rehabbing star Andy Pettitte -- and...

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    Curve Advance To Eastern League Championship Series

    Altoona Curve� 10,� Harrisburg Senators� 5 ...���� (box)

    The Curve doubled up the Senators tonight, winning their second game of the series in the Senators' home park.� That gave Altoona a 3-1 game win of the season, advancing them to the championship round of the Eastern League playoffs.

    Five home runs by...

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    Wilson Dominates As Curve Take Game 3

    Altoona Curve� 7,� Harrisburg Senators� 2 ...�� (box)

    The Pirates' only minor league affiliate still playing in the post-season, the Altoona Curve, defeated the Harrisburg Senators 7-2 in the third game of the Eastern League Western Division playoffs tonight in Harrisburg.� After splitting the first two games in Altoona, the Curve now...