All posts tagged "Justin Bencsko"

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    Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

    Five Curve players have been named to the Eastern League /Western Division All-Star team.  RHP Aaron Pribanic, LHP Jeff Locke, 2B Brock Holt, 3B Jeremy Farrell, and OF Starling Marte.  Also, because the Curve won the Western Division last year, the Curve coaching staff will be coaching the division's team...

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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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    Leach’s First Win In Marauders’ Hit-Fest

    The Pirates have signed 23rd round draft pick RHP Jordan Cooper to a contract.  He had been a pitcher for Kentucky, and that experience might get him a start at State College.  Here is a list of all the 2011 draft picks, with notations for which ones have signed....

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    Allie’s Pro Debut; Miller’s 5th Win; GLC Pirates Begin

    The Altoona Curve have a scheduled day off today (Monday), and the West Virginia Power are off for the first day of their All-Star Break.  The All-Star Game will be played in Delmarva on Tuesday, with Brandon Cumpton, Jameson Taillon, and Dan Grovatt representing the Power.  


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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...

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    Curve Fall Apart in 9th; Grossman and Huber With 4 Hits Each

    Binghamton Mets �7, �Altoona Curve �6 (box)

    The Curve thought they were in the drivers' seat going in to the bottom of the 9th. �They were leading the Mets, 6-1. �Their starter Bryan Morris had pitched 7 innings and allowed only that one run on two walks and a single in...

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    Jakubauskas Starts In Bradenton, Welker’s Save #5

    Sunday action in the Pirates' minor league organization.... the GCL Pirates had the day off, and all of the rest of the affiliates won their games.

    Bradenton Marauders �7, �Fort Myers Miracle �6 (box)

    IMG_2353Chris Jakubauskas (photo) made the start for...

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    Morris Wins For Curve, Cain Debuts

    Wednesday's action in the rest of the Pirates' minor league organization. �The West Virginia Power had the day off, wrapping up the South Atlantic League's All-Star break

    Altoona Curve �8, �Portland Sea Dogs �1 (box)

    Bryan Morris pitched into the 7th inning in his 4th win of the season, allowing only one...

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