All posts tagged "Matt Curry"

  • Injury Updates
    Matt Curry Placed on the DL with Hamstring Injury

    Matt Curry has been placed on the Altoona disabled list with a right hamstring injury, per an Altoona press release. The move is retroactive to May 31st. Altoona also officially announced the Tony Sanchez promotion, and added catcher Miguel Perez and infielder Greg Picart to the roster.... To continue reading the rest...

  • Analysis
    Alen Hanson and His Potential Promotion

    Not since "Mmmm...Bop" has there been this much excitement about a Hanson.  Alen Hanson, the 19 year old shortstop of the West Virginia Power, has been the breakout star for the Pirates' minor league system in 2012.  He is also garnering national attention from prospect pundits such as Keith Law, Jim Callis, John...

  • Analysis
    First Baseman Matt Curry Shortened Leg Kick

    Matt Curry - Image Credit: Mark Olson The jump from Low-A to Double-A isn't very common. But the organization thought the 22-year-old could handle it, being drafted in the 16-round by Pittsburgh as a college senior out of TCU in 2010. In fact, Curry was just the third prospect in Curve history to...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: First Base

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  • Analysis
    The Bradenton Marauders Offense – Is it the park or the players?

    As we head into the final week of minor league baseball, the Bradenton Marauders hitters are comfortably leading the Florida State League in both batting average and OPS. They are also leading the league in runs scored and 3rd in homers. What I'm wondering though is if McKechnie Field is...

  • Prospect Reports
    Altoona Curve 8/2 Report

    Last week, I took a mini-baseball vacation through Pennsylvania (and a one-day stop in West Virginia) to see three of the Pirates’ minor league affiliates as well as the big-league club. This is the second of three reports on the minor league teams. Also See: State College 7/31 Tuesday August 2 — Altoona...

  • Analysis
    Who Would Be Your Minor League Hitter of the Year?

    Curry is a contender for minor league hitter of the year. I asked on Twitter today who people would pick as their minor league hitter and pitcher of the year this year, if the season ended today.  The almost unanimous decision for the pitcher was Kyle McPherson.  That's a good choice, as...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Matt Curry on a Hot Streak

    Curry has been on a hot streak lately. When it comes to prospects, people tend to take a reactionary approach, putting too much emphasis on short term performance.  If a player gets off to a hot start, people start questioning when he should be promoted.  If a player struggles, people start writing...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Hitters

    The second in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Hitter prospects in the full-season leagues.

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Matt Curry

    Curry struggled in June. The Pittsburgh Pirates made an aggressive move when they skipped Matt Curry over high-A, promoting him to Altoona.  Initially, the move looked to be working, as Curry got off to a hot start at the AA level.  However, he ended up slumping, with a .227/.286/.371 line in 97...

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