All posts tagged "Matt Skirving"

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    Durham’s Grand Slam Sparks Curve; Marte Back With A Homer

    Monday's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues... the Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off today.

    Altoona Curve� 11,� Erie SeaWolves� 2 (box)

    RF Miles Durham's grand slam ignited a 9-run 8th inning to lift the Curve over the SeaWolves in the series opener.� Both teams put runners on base in the...

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    Two Homers For Trinidad; Three Hits For Lyles and Grossman

    Monday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.� The West Virginia Power have a a scheduled day off.

    GCL Pirates� 11,� GCL Braves� 3 (box)

    The Pirates got in on the recent hit-o-rama fun the minor league teams have been having.� This afternoon, the Pirates collected 20 hits on their way...

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    Decker Is Pitcher of the Week; Solano Goes 3-For-3

    Limited action on Tuesday, just two daytime games... everyone's watching the All-Star Game tonight.

    Vermont Lake Monsters� 3,� State College Spikes� 1 (box)

    LF Adalberto Santos and C Matt Skirving each had two hits, but the Spikes managed only one run this afternoon as they fell to the Lake Monsters.� While they put...

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    Bixler Returns; Krol Saves #21

    IMG_3495The Pittsburgh Pirates have reaquired infielder Brian Bixler (photo) from the Cleveland Indians' organization.� Bixler, who was originally drafted by the Pirates in the second round of the 2004 draft, played in the Pirates' organization for all of his career until...

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    Friday Begins Rehab; D’Arnaud Added To All-Star Squad

    Losses for all of the Pirates' minor league affiliates today.

    GCL Tigers �7, �GCL Pirates �1 (box)

    Colton Cain allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and struck out 5 batters in his 4-inning start this afternoon, but that was enough to earn the loss, as the Pirates were held to just one...

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    Morris Loses In Pre-Futures Start; Power Win In 10

    Thursdays' action in the Pirates lower minor league organization:

    Binghamton Mets �4, �Altoona Curve �3 (box)

    It only took two innings to get all the scoring done in this game, as Bryan Morris suffered his 4th loss with the Curve in what will be his last start before the All-Star break and...

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    Baker Pitches 8 No-Hit Innings; Cayonez’s Perfect Afternoon

    Lots of action in the Pirates' lower minors on Tuesday, partly because of two double headers making up for the two postponements yesterday.

    West Virginia Power �7, �Hagerstown Suns �3 (box)

    Power starter Nate Baker pitched 8 no-hit innings tonight in Hagerstown, to earn his 6th win of the season. �He was not...

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    Duke Pitches In Altoona

    The Bradenton Marauders and the GCL Pirates were both rained out on Monday.

    Altoona �Curve �6, �Binghampton Mets �1 (box)

    Things went well for�Zach Duke as he made a rehab start with the Curve. �He needed only 29 pitches to get through his scheduled 3 innings, allowing one run on 3 hits, no...

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    Spikes’ Walk-Off Win; Welker Makes A+ Debut

    Bradenton catcher Eric Fryer, who was hit in the face by a pitch on Thursday night, has broken facial bones around his eye. �That will require surgery to fix -- get the bones properly aligned and stabilized. �He's going to be out of action for at least several weeks and possibly for...

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    Curve Win In Late Innings, Power and Spikes Fall

    Wednesday's action in the Pirates' lower minors...

    The Bradenton Marauders vs. Ft. Myers Miracle, along with a few other Florida State League games, have been postponed due to weather.

    Altoona Curve �6, �Binghamton Mets �3 (box)

    Two late-inning rallies gave the Curve the edge over the Mets tonight, and earned Justin Wilson his 6th...

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