All posts tagged "Justin Howard"

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    Rough Nights For Miller, Pounders

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with a double header sweep in the Gulf Coast League, making up for yesterday's rain out:

    GCL Pirates  3,  GCL Blue Jays 2   (Game 1)
     

    Luis Heredia pitched 3 scoreless innings to begin this...

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    Alvarez Joins Marauders; Harrison Back to Pirates

    Tuesdays' action... and again the player moves are as interesting as the games.

    3B Pedro Alvarez was moved from the GCL Pirates to the Marauders to continue his rehab work.  
    With OF Jose Tabata being placed onto the Disabled List, the Pirates were no longer forced to wait...

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    Baker Homers In FSL All-Star Game; Curve Drops Double Header

    More brief notes for Saturday, since we're on the road....

    Florida State League All-Star Game, played in Clearwater, Florida
    FSL North  5,  FSL South  3
     

    Three Marauders' players got in on this game:  C Ramon Cabrera, 1B Aaron Baker, and 2B Jarek Cunningham were...

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    State College Season Begins; Von Rosenberg Wins #3

    Friday's action with the Pirate's lower minor league teams -- the brief version, as we're on the road:

    The Bradenton Marauders are off for the Florida State League's All-Star weekend.  The 50th FSL All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, in Clearwater, FL.  Representing the Marauders:  C Ramon Cabrera...

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    Indians Postponed; McPherson’s First AA Win

    The Indianapolis Indians' game in Rochester was postponed today -- because the Indians were not there!  The team was supposed to fly to Rochester this morning, but due to mechanical problems, their flight was delayed.  There were not any other flights available to get the team to Rochester in time...

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    Power Shut Out ‘Hoppers; Curve Have A Hit-Fest In 10th Inning Win

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off today (Wednesday).  A few bits of news for an off-day:

    P Jose Ascanio and C Wyatt Toregas have cleared waivers and both will be assigned to the Indians.   Anthony Claggett was returned to the Altoona Curve.

    The Pirates have...

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    Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost on Tuesday evening.....

    New Britain Rock Cats  10,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    It was a tough night for Curve starter Bryan Morris, who gave up 7 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings of...

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    Homers For Cunningham, Mort, and Howard In Sunday Wins

    Big hitting in the Pirates' minor league affiliates' Sunday action:

    Altoona Curve  13,  Reading Phillies  4  (conclusion of suspended game)
     

    The Curve were way out in front when rain halted play on Saturday evening, leading 11-1 in the middle of the 3rd.  When play...

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    Curve Game Suspended With 10-Run Lead; Marauders And Power Need Extras

    Saturday evening action for the Pirates' minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  11,  Reading Phillies  1  (Suspended)
     

    After rain delayed the start of this game, the Curve must have decided that they needed to score a lot and quickly, in case the rain cut...

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    Farrell’s Winning Homer; A Shutout By The Marauders

    Everyone in action on Thursday evening.... and the State College Spikes begin their season next week on Friday

    Altoona Curve   5,  Erie SeaWolves  4
     

    A 4-run 4th inning gave the Curve a big boost, and a run in the bottom...