All posts tagged "Matt McSwain"

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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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    Homers By Marte, Rodriguez, Cunningham, And Rojas

    Catching up with the action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates for Thursday....  several home runs


    Trenton Thunder 8 ,   Altoona Curve  6


    A 3-run homer by CF Starling Marte and a solo blast by SS Josh Rodriguez were not enough to...

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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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    Curve Finally Score; Spikes Lose in 12 Innings

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization... being thrown out at the plate seemed to be a recurring theme....

    Harrisburg Senators  3,  Altoona Curve  1


    The Curve out-hit the Senators 8-4, but could only force one run across the plate, though that was...

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    Baker Homers In FSL All-Star Game; Curve Drops Double Header

    More brief notes for Saturday, since we're on the road....

    Florida State League All-Star Game, played in Clearwater, Florida
    FSL North  5,  FSL South  3
     

    Three Marauders' players got in on this game:  C Ramon Cabrera, 1B Aaron Baker, and 2B Jarek Cunningham were...

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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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    Homers For Cunningham, Mort, and Howard In Sunday Wins

    Big hitting in the Pirates' minor league affiliates' Sunday action:

    Altoona Curve  13,  Reading Phillies  4  (conclusion of suspended game)
     

    The Curve were way out in front when rain halted play on Saturday evening, leading 11-1 in the middle of the 3rd.  When play...

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    Triple Play For Marauders In Loss; Another Good Inning For Veal

    The West Virginia Power have a scheduled day off on Tuesday, but the Marauders and the Curve are in action:

    Jupiter Hammerheads  4,  Bradenton Marauders  3


    The Marauders had the luck to pull off a rare triple play, but Jupiter broke a 3-3 tie...

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    Curve Held To 3 Hits; Marauders Held To 2 Hits

    Saturday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.

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    Tough Afternoon In Altoona; Von Rosenberg’s First Win

    The Curve played an early game on Wednesday afternoon, with the Marauders and the Power playing in the evening: 

    Trenton Thunder  7,  Altoona Curve  3
     

    A 4-run 6th inning by the Thunder was too much for the Curve to overcome, in an early afternoon game in...

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