All posts tagged "Mike Colla"

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    Rough Nights For Miller, Pounders

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with a double header sweep in the Gulf Coast League, making up for yesterday's rain out:

    GCL Pirates  3,  GCL Blue Jays 2   (Game 1)

    Luis Heredia pitched 3 scoreless innings to begin this...

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    Alvarez Starts With GCL Pirates

    The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis.  This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday).  UPDATE:  Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.

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    Heredia’s Debut, SAL All-Star Game; 3 Homers In One Inning For The Marauders

    Tuesday's action:

    The Pirates have signed their 4th round draft pick, Colten Brewer.  Brewer is a right-handed pitcher who was drafted out of high school in Canton.  He will likely report to the GCL Pirates to begin his pro career.   All of the Pirates' draft picks, and the...

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    Power Shut Out ‘Hoppers; Curve Have A Hit-Fest In 10th Inning Win

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off today (Wednesday).  A few bits of news for an off-day:

    P Jose Ascanio and C Wyatt Toregas have cleared waivers and both will be assigned to the Indians.   Anthony Claggett was returned to the Altoona Curve.

    The Pirates have...

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    Farrell’s Winning Homer; A Shutout By The Marauders

    Everyone in action on Thursday evening.... and the State College Spikes begin their season next week on Friday

    Altoona Curve   5,  Erie SeaWolves  4

    A 4-run 4th inning gave the Curve a big boost, and a run in the bottom...

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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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    Colla And Morris Shutout Mets; Power Hold On For The Win

    The Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off on Memorial Day, while the Altoona Curve and the West Virginia Power have afternoon games.

    Altoona Curve  8,  Binghamton Mets  0

     Mile Colla pitched 6 scoreless innings for the Curve, to earn his fourth win of the season....

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    Curve Have A Hit-Happy Morning; Cumpton Strikes Out 8

    The Indianapolis Indians have a scheduled day off on Wednesday, and the Curve played a morning game.  The Marauders and the Power play in the evening.

    Altoona Curve  7,  Bowie Baysox  1
    After allowing a run in the top of the 1st, the Curve pitchers held...

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    Hit-Fest In Bradenton; Curve Pitchers Throw A Shutout

    Friday night's action:

    Altoona Curve 2,  Akron Aeros  0

    Three Curve pitchers combined to throw a 3-hit shutout of the Aeros.  Starter Mike Colla had to work around runners on base in 5 of his 6 innings, but he held the Aeros scoreless and earned his...

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    Homers And Wins For Everyone

    Wins for everyone in the Pirates' minor league system on Saturday... and each of these winners scored 6 runs:

    Altoona Curve  6,  Erie SeaWolves  5

    The Curve rallied with 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th, for a come-from-behind win, extending their winning streak to...

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