All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

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    AFL Begins With Good Hitting, Poor Fielding

    Mesa Solar Sox� 8,� Phoenix Desert Dogs� 3

    The Arizona Fall League kicked off today with a win for the Solar Sox.� The Pirates' farmhands hit well, but had a few problems on defense.

    LF Andrew Lambo got the Solar Sox going in the 2nd inning when he lined a 2-out single into center...

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    AFL Pitchers Announced

    The remainder of the Pirates' contingent for the Arizona Fall League was announced today.� Pitching for the Mesa Solar Sox this fall will be Justin Wilson, Aaron Pribanic, and Brian Leach. While all three have been starters during the regular season, it appears that Wilson will have a starting role, and Pribanic...

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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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    Mercer’s Homers Boost Strong Start By Locke

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Trenton Thunder�� 4 .....���� (box)

    The Altoona Curve tied up the Eastern League Championship Series at 1 game each, beating the Trenton Thunder tonight at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, PA.

    The Thunder out-hit the Curve 9-5, but three of the Curve's hits were home runs, and they were able...

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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...

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    Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends

    Two of the Pirates' affiliates in playoff action:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Harrisburg Senators� 4 ....������ (box)

    The Senators and the Curve battled back and forth, with errors and poor base running on both sides, but it was the Curve who came out on top to even the best-of-5 series at 1 game each.�...

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    Curve and Marauders Both Fall To Big Innings

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

    Two 5-run innings gave the Senators the advantage over the Curve in the first game of their Eastern League playoff series.

    The Curve jumped out to the early lead in the bottom of the 1st.� 2B Chase d'Arnaud led off with a walk, and...