All posts tagged "Kyle McPherson"

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    Stolen Bases Hurt Power; Alvarez Continues Rehab

    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...

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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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    Marte In Futures Game; Marauders Win In The 14th

    Two Pirates' minor leaguers have been chosen to play in the MLB Futures game, which is held during the All-Star festivities.  OF Starling Marte will be on the World team, and INF Chase d'Arnaud was named to the USA team -- though that might change if d'Arnaud is indeed called...

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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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    Tribe Run Down Bison Again; Hughes’ AAA Debut

    Indianapolis Indians 12,  Buffalo Bison  6
     

    IMG_5565The Indians and the Bison held a hit-fest at Coca-Cola Park in Buffalo, NY tonight, with the two teams combining for 30 hits (16 for the Indians and...

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    McPherson’s AA Debut; Power Win Two

    Friday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power 6,  Lakewood BlueClaws  1  (completion of suspended game)
     
     
    This game was halted by rain last night in the top of the 5th.  The Power had scored one run in the 3rd...

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    Veal Moves Up To Altoona, But Curve Bombarded

    Sunday action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    Portland Sea Dogs  12,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    The Sea Dogs posted 17 hits on their way to 12 runs, scoring in three big innings.  They began with 3 runs in the top of the 1st off...

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    Locke Strikes Out 8; Veal Makes A Start

    Thursday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers...

    Altoona Curve  5,  Trenton Thunder  1
     

    Starter Jeff Locke struck out 8 Trenton batters in his 5.1 innings of work, while getting plenty of run support -- 3 home runs from his offense.  The only run...

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    Power Pitchers Dominate In Early Game; Complete One-Hitter For McPherson

    The Power had an early game today, while the Curve and the Marauders are scheduled for the evening:

    West Virginia Power  3,  Hickory Crawdads  2  
     

    Three Power pitchers combined to hold Hickory to just 4 hits in the late-morning start.  Colton Cain earned his...