All posts tagged "John Bowker"

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    Minor Moves: Pirates Trade For John Bowker

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder John Bowker in a minor trade with the San Francisco Giants....

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    This Date in Pirates History: July 8

    Seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, among them a pitcher who failed to retire the only two batters he faced and a two game player, who was part of the first brother combo in franchise history. We also have two players from the 1991 team that won the NL...

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    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part One

    Matt Hague made good use of that bat in 2011 The Indianapolis Indians finished the season with a team batting average of .263.  This is remarkably consistent with their team batting averages for the past few years -- .262 in 2010, 2008, and 2007, .and 260 in 2009.  While the team was...

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    Indians Sweep Toledo; Locke Strikes Out 8

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  2 Jeff Locke earned his first AAA win and struck out 8. The Indianapolis Indians earned a sweep of their 4-game home-and-away series against the Toledo Mud Hens with a win this afternoon at Victory Field.  Key to the win was starter Jeff...

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    Ciriaco’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians The Win In The 12th

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Toledo Mud Hens  4 Pedro Ciriaco hit a walk off single in the 12th inning. Indians' SS Pedro Ciriaco had not played on the same field as his brother Audy since they became professionals, until this series against the Mud Hens.  He's been having a lot...

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    John Bowker Traded to Phillies

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded John Bowker to the Philadelphia Phillies, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.  No word on the return, or if there is a return at all.  The Phillies are expected to add Bowker to the 25-man roster.  Since he was not on the 40-man roster, he didn't...

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    Five Run 10th Inning Gives Indians A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Toledo Mud Hens  3 Pedro Alvarez hit a 2-run homer in the 10th inning rally A 5-run explosion by the Indians in the top of the 10th gave the Tribe a big win over the Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio tonight. The...

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    Clippers Sink Indians With Walk-Off Win

    Columbus Clippers  4,  Indianapolis Indians  3 Gorkys Hernandez tripled in tonight's game. A bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning broke a 3-3 tie and gave the Clippers the walk-off win over the Indians at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.   The game began with...

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    Ascanio, Brown, and Hernandez Boost Tribe Over Clippers

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Columbus Clippers  1 Jose Ascanio earned his second win with 5 shutout innings. The Indians took a slim lead, then held on tight, to squeak out a win over the Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.  Starter Jose Ascanio made his second straight start,...

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    Fryer’s Clutch Hitting Gives Indians A Walk-Off Win

    Indianapolis Indians 3,  Columbus Clippers  2 Eric Fryer had the walk-off hit for the Indians' win.     With two outs and two runners in scoring position in the bottom of the 9th, and the Indians trailing the Clippers 2-1, C Eric Fryer came through with a line drive...

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