All posts tagged "Mel Rojas"

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    Morris Shines For Curve; Marauders Blast Jupiter

    Three wins for the Pirates' lower minor league teams on Tuesday:


    Altoona Curve  2,  Akron Aeros  0

    (box score)

    Starter Bryan Morris threw 6 shutout innings to lead the Curve over the Aeros in Akron.  Morris scattered 4 hits and a walk, while striking out 3...

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    Two Hits Each For Latimore, Snyder, Rubinstein, And Power

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost their season openers on Thursday night:

    Erie SeaWolves  3,  Altoona Curve 2

    One run in the bottom of the 9th made the difference, as the Curve lost in Erie, PA.  The SeaWolves were first onto the scoreboard with a pair...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    2011Prospect Watching: Rojas, Gravatt, Bencsko

    Continuing to look at Pirates' minor leaguers as we move further into spring training.... Today we'll look at three outfielders all acquired in the 2010 amateur draft.

    Mel Rojas Jr. --  Bats both/ throws right,  6' 3",  200 lb
    Rojas was the first position player the Pirates took in...

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    Marauders Win Second Half Title; Walk-Off Homer For Gonzalez

    Sunday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates... this is the season finale for the Spikes, and the regular season finale for the Marauders.

    West Virginia Power� 4,� Hagerstown Suns� 3 ....��� (box)

    Elevys Gonzalez was the hero in the bottom of the 10th inning with a blast over the right-center field...

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    Marauders Clinch Playoff Spot

    On Friday night, all of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost.� On Saturday night, all but State College won....

    Bradenton Marauders� 4,� Charlotte Stone Crabs� 2 ...���� (box)

    The Marauders assured themselves at least a spot in the playoffs with this win tonight.� Nate Adcock won his 11th game of the season with...

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    Losses All Around

    Losses for all of the Pirates' affiliates on Friday night:

    Reading Phillies� 9,� Altoona Curve� 4 ...������� (box)

    The R-Phils attacked Curve starter Jared Hughes early, and the Curve bats could not keep up.� Hughes retired the side in order in the 1st inning, but gave up 3 unearned runs on a...

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    Irwin: Another 7 No-Hit Innings;

    Thursday's action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power� 3,� Rome Braves� 0 ...��� (box)

    On July 24th, Power starter Phillip Irwin pitched 7 hitless and scoreless innings.� Tonight, he again threw 7 scoreless innings, though this time he scattered 3 hits.� Last time, he walked two batters, and tonight...

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    Gonzalezes Power Up With Homers

    The West Virginia Power had their last late-morning game of the season today.� The rest of the Pirates' lower minor affiliates play this evening.

    West Virginia Power� 12,� Rome Braves� 4 ...��� (box)

    The Power hammered away at the Braves, scoring in every inning after the 1st, doubling up the Braves in...

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    Curve Split Two, Owens Wins #11, Cain Wins #1

    Lots of action for the Pirates' minor league affiliates on Thursday....

    Richmond Flying Squirrels� 9,� Altoona Curve� 6�� (Game 1)..� (box)

    This was the wrap-up of a suspended game from... awhile back.� 2B Jordy Mercer had 3 hits in the game with an RBI, and LF Jim Negrych had a single, a double,...