All posts tagged "Kevin Kleis"

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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 Starts With GCL Pirates

    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.

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    Marauders Hold Off Jupiter; Spikes Shut Out

    Wednesday's action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    The West Virginia Power have a day off today, wrapping up their All-Star break.  The Altoona Curve and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats had their game postponed tonight, due to rain.  They will try for a double header tomorrow, beginning at...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Allie, Archibald, Trepagnier, And Friends

    Continuing to look at some of the pitchers in the Pirates' lower minor league organization.  Today we consider five more of the Pirates' 2010 draft picks.

    Stetson Allie --  R/R,  6' 4",  225 lb
    Allie was the second round pick in the draft, coming out of high...

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    Owens Wins #10

    Pirates' lower minor leaguers on Saturday...

    Altoona Curve� 10,� Binghamton Mets� 4 (box)

    The Curve posted 14 hits, with two big innings, as all but one member of the starting line-up had at least one hit in the game, as starter Rudy Owens earned his 10th win of the season.� SS Jordy Mercer...

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    Owens Dominates In 9th Win; Spikes Are One-Hit

    A few roster moves:� The Pirates have designated pitcher Steven Jackson for assignment, so that a roster space on both the 25-man and 40-man rosters will be available.� That will make room for reliefer Chris Resop, who the Pirates picked up off waivers from the Braves today.

    1B/OF Steve Pearce's surgery on his...

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    Marauders On A Rampage

    Thursday's action.... I'll be on the road for the next several days, and internet connections may be spotty.

    Bradenton Marauders� 18,� Lakeland Flying Tigers� 5 (box)

    The Marauders scored 13 runs in the final three innings of the game and posted a total of 19 hits, as they sent the Tigers flying.� Each...

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    Irwin: 7 No-Hit Innings; Marauders Drop Two

    A few roster notes:� RHP Teddy Fallon and LHP Justin Ennis were both promoted from State College to West Virginia.� Fallon was the Pirates' 43rd pick in the 2009 draft, and Ennis was the 33rd round pick in this year's draft.� RHP Tom Boleska has been promoted from Bradenton to Altoona.

    Altoona's Bryan...

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    Three Hits For Avila, Three RBI for Noris

    Wednesday, with games going on all afternoon and evening....

    Bradenton Marauders� 3,� Tampa Yankees� 1 (box)

    A 3-run 5th inning was all it took from the Marauders' bats this afternoon.� The inning began with 3B Jose De Los Santos reaching base on a fielding error.� RF Robbie Grossman singled, moving De Los...

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    Fireworks in Altoona and State College; Kleis and Pevny Debut

    Saturday with the Pirates' lower minor league teams...

    Altoona Curve� 18,� Harrisburg Senators� 15 (box)

    The booming you might have heard was thunder, and it came from the ballpark in Harrisburg.� These two teams combined for 34 hits and 33 runs, and 20 of the hits belonged to the Curve.� Every non-pitcher in...

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