All posts tagged "Kawika Emsley-Pai"

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    Big 6th Inning For Curve; Miller’s Second Win

    Fun with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates on Thursday night...

    Altoona Curve  7,  Erie SeaWolves 2
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    A big 6-run 6th inning gave the Curve the win over Erie, despite the SeaWolves out-hitting the Curve 15 - 6.  

    The Curve got onto the scoreboard...

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    Wins All Around For the Minor Affiliates, Including Taillon’s First



    Bradenton Marauders  6,  Charlotte Stone Crabs  2
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    Three 2-run innings gave the Marauders enough fire power to get past the Stone Crabs and salvage the last game of this 3-game series.  Starter Kyle McPherson earned his second win of the season, allowing 2 runs on...

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    Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

    A few roster moves before we get to the games:
    The Pirates have signed 1B Gerlis Rodriguez to a minor league contract.  Rodriguez, a Dominican native, played for State College in 2010.  He played about half of his 48 games at first base, and did some DH'ing.  Rodriguez hit .201,...

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    One Inning Ruins Marauders’ Morning; Taillon’s Second Start

    The Indianapolis Indians were rained out on Monday night.  They and the Durham Bulls will try for two on Tuesday.  Tuesday's first game is scheduled for 11:05 am, early for a Baseball In Education Day.  That game is scheduled to be shown on the MLB network.  (It's absolutley pouring down...

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    McSwain’s AA Debut; Latimore Homers Twice

    Pirates' lower minor league action for Thursday:  the Curve had an early game, and the Marauders and the Power play in the evening

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Matt McSwain made his AA debut today with the Curve, after being promoted from...

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    Marauders Pound Mets With 10-Run Inning

    Bradenton Marauders  12,  St. Lucie Mets  6
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    For the second time in three days, the Marauders put up a big first inning -- and this one was even bigger than the 6-run inning two games ago.  Bradenton sent 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of...

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    Indians Rained Out; Curve Lose In Extras

    The Indianapolis Indians and the Columbus Clippers were rained out in Columbus tonight.  They will try for two on Monday, beginning at 5 pm.  Sunday's game is scheduled for 4 pm.
    Infielder Pedro Ciriaco was optioned back to the Indians, after just a brief visit to Pittsburgh.  The Pirates' new...

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    Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

    It's a rainy night for half of the Pirates' minor leaguers:

    The Indianapolis Indians and Toledo Mud Hens had the first game of their 4-game series postponed due to an all-day-long rain.  Yesterday it was snowing in Toledo, and this was not totally unexpected.  The Tribe and the Hens...

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    Three Hits By Grossman And Emsley-Pai

    The Altoona Curve and the Richmond Flying Squirrels were rained out in Altoona tonight.  They will make up the game in August.

    West Virginia Power  8,  Augusta  5
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    The Power scored in each of the first 4 innings to stay ahead of the Augusta Green...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Skirving, Emsley-Pai, Scott

    Continuing to work our way up through the catchers in the Pirates' minor league organization

    Matt Skirving --  Bats Left / Throws Right;  6' 2",  215 lbs
    Skirving was the Pirates' 30th round pick in the 2010 draft.  He reported to State College, where he played in...