All posts tagged "Matt McSwain"

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    Gimenez Homers For Curve; Marauders Drop Both Ends Of Double Header

    Wednesday evening in the Pirates' lower minor league organization.... The GCL Pirates were rained out this afternoon, and the West Virginia Power have a scheduled day off.

    Trenton Thunder� 3,� Altoona Curve� 2 (box)

    The Curve came within one out of being shut out in this evening's game.� After 8 scoreless innings, DH...

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    Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

    Two early games on Wednesday, plus a few more in the evening:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Erie SeaWolves� 3 (box)

    The Curve and the SeaWolves played early and scored early this afternoon.� All the scoring was done by the middle of the 3rd inning.� The Curve began the game with 4 runs in...

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    Altoona Gets Paid Back; Alderson’s Unhappy Bradenton Return; Rojas’ Debut

    As usual on Sunday, the GCL Pirates were off.� Everyone else played games scattered through the afternoon and evening.

    Harrisburg Senators� 13, � Altoona Curve� 4 (box)

    Paybacks are... well, you know, and today the Senators got revenge for the Curve having scored 10 runs in the 9th last night.� Harrisburg sent...

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    Three Hits For Hernandez; McPherson Strikes Out 9; Avila’s Grand Slam

    Back to full action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization:

    Harrisburg Senators � 9,� Altoona Curve� 7 (box)

    The 5 Curve players who participated in the Eastern League All-Star Game didn't have to do any extra travelling after the game, because the rest of the Curve joined them in Harrisburg to begin...

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    Duke Pitches Well In 2nd Rehab Start; 3 Rehab Hits For Friday

    Saturday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve� 2,� Richmond Flying Squirrels� 1 (box)

    Zach Duke pitched 4 rehab innings, allowing only one run on two hits and a walk.� Double plays got Duke out of the 1st inning, when a runner reached on Duke's fielding error, and out of...

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    Loss For Owens, Win for McSwain

    The State College Spikes have a scheduled day off today, and the GCL Pirates were washed out again.

    Binghamton Mets �9, �Altoona Curve �6 (box)

    Three runs in the top of the 10th broke a 6-6 tie and gave the Mets the extra-inning win. �Ramon Aguero took the mound for the Curve...

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    Marte Begins Rehab; Spikes’ Rookies Shine In Pro Debut

    GCL Pirates 10, �GCL Yankees �1 (box)

    The Pirates beat up on the Yankees this afternoon, and faced an old friend. �John Van Benschoten made a rehab start for the Yankees, and the Pirates did not treat him very nicely. �RF�Gregory Polanco singled and stole second base, and LF Exicardo Cayonez walked...

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    Curve Fall Apart in 9th; Grossman and Huber With 4 Hits Each

    Binghamton Mets �7, �Altoona Curve �6 (box)

    The Curve thought they were in the drivers' seat going in to the bottom of the 9th. �They were leading the Mets, 6-1. �Their starter Bryan Morris had pitched 7 innings and allowed only that one run on two walks and a single in...

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    Jakubauskas Makes Rehab Start; Sanchez’s Jaw Broken

    Tuesday's action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization

    GCL Yankees �11, �GCL Pirates �4 (box)

    Chris Jakubauskas, who suffered a concussion while pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates back in April, made his first appearance in a real game today, with the GCL Pirates. �He pitched 3 innings, and suffered the loss...