Sunday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with an afternoon game in Charleston. The GCL Pirates have the day off.
Greensboro Grasshoppers 10, West Virginia Power 2
Three late-inning rallies gave the Grasshoppers the advantage over the Power this...
The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis. This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday). UPDATE: Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.
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....
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...
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...
Tonight it's the Bradenton Marauders who have a scheduled night off....
Altoona Curve 10, Erie SeaWolves 5
The Curve posted 13 hits, with CF Starling Marte leading the barrage with 3 of them. The Curve jumped out to a 6-0 lead with 2...
Saturday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.
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Friday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:
Altoona Curve 6, Binghamton Mets 6
Rain halted the game between the Curve and the Mets in Binghamton, NY in the top of the 7th inning, with the score tied at 6-6. Starter Aaron Thompson got...
Sunday afternoon action with the Pirates' lower minor league teams:
Altoona Curve 5, Akron Aeros 4
2B Brock Holt singled up the middle in the bottom of the 9th, scoring 1B Miles Durham from second base, for the Curve's walk-off win.
The Power played a double-header this afternoon, and the Curve and Marauders have evening games:
Lexington Legends 4, West Virginia Power 2 Game 1
Jameson Taillon suffered his first pro loss this afternoon, as the Power were one-hit in...