All posts tagged "Matt Curry"

  • Arizona Fall League
    Pirates Send Five to the Arizona Fall League

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will be sending five players to the Arizona Fall League this off-season. The five players selected this year are Adalberto Santos, Gift Ngoepe, Matt Curry, Brandon Cumpton and Tyler Waldron. Santos has put up an impressive season, hitting for a .344/.433/.439 line in 212 at-bats with Altoona. The 2010 22nd...

  • Top Performers
    Top Pirates Minor League Hitting Performances: Week Ending 8/26

    Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Only players with a 3.0...

  • Prospect Reports
    Taillon Overpowers Richmond Flying Squirrels in 7-0 Victory

    The Altoona Curve defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-0 on Sunday night behind an impressive start from heralded prospect Jameson Taillon.  The 2010 first-round draft pick moved to 2-0 in his two starts since moving to AA Altoona, going six scoreless innings while striking out seven with no walks.  In his two...

  • Top Performers
    Matt Curry and Dan Gamache Were the Top Hitters in the System Last Week

    Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. *Runs Created is a stat...

  • Analysis
    After The Trade Deadline: Updated Top 20 Prospects

    A lot has changed since we last updated the top 20 prospects rankings after the draft. Mark Appel didn't sign. Starling Marte was promoted, and will most likely lose his prospect eligibility by the end of the year. The Pirates traded Robbie Grossman, Rudy Owens, and Colton Cain. The short-season leagues started,...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Will We See the First Base Prospects Move Up?

    In the top three levels of the minors, the Pittsburgh Pirates have three first base prospects who look close to deserving a promotion. In Triple-A, Jeff Clement has been on a tear this year. Clement hit his 14th homer of the year on Friday night, and currently has a .297/.360/.529 line in...

  • Prospect Reports
    Altoona Wins Two With Great Performances From Irwin, Cumpton, and Curry

    The Altoona Curve saw back-to-back solid starting pitching performances Friday night in Altoona for the doubleheader against New Hampshire. Right-handers Phil Irwin and Brandon Cumpton shined on the bump combining for just one earned run over 13.0 innings. First baseman Matt Curry drove in four runs on his 24th birthday in game...

  • Analysis
    A Tale Of Two Matts

    I've been meaning to write a post comparing Matt Hague and Matt Curry for a while (especially during Matt Hague Mania), but I've kept putting it on the back burner.  It was definitely shelved when Matt Curry was injured for Altoona, but now that he's back I thought it would be a...

  • Transactions
    Minor League Moves: Cole Officially Promoted, Curry Activated

    A few minor league moves this afternoon. **The Pirates officially promoted right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole to Altoona today, in time for his debut tonight. They also activated Matt Curry off the disabled list. Curry has been out with a hamstring injury. **To make room on the Altoona roster, Elevys Gonzalez was transferred...

  • Injury Updates
    Matt Curry Close to Returning From Hamstring Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates first base prospect Matt Curry is currently out with a hamstring injury. Curry tweeted that he ran sprints today for the first time since the injury. He mentioned that everything went well and the leg felt great. The tweet also included a note that he will return on Tuesday. Prior...

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