All posts tagged "Mike Colla"

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    Curve Fall In 9th; Cumpton Earns Second Win

    The Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off today.

    Harrisburg Senators  3,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Three walks and an RBI ground out in the bottom of the 9th gave the Senators a walk-off win against the Curve.  
    Altoona had scored first, on 3B Jeremy Farrell's...

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    Bowker Goes To Indy; Marauders’ Rally With 5 Runs

    The Indianapolis Indians and the West Virginia Power both had scheduled days off today.  

    Roster moves:
    OF John Bowker, who was DFA'ed last week, has cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Indianapolis Indians.
    LHP Dan Meyer has been activated off the Indians' disabled list.
    RHP Chris...

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    McSwain’s AA Debut; Latimore Homers Twice

    Pirates' lower minor league action for Thursday:  the Curve had an early game, and the Marauders and the Power play in the evening

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Matt McSwain made his AA debut today with the Curve, after being promoted from...

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    Indians Rained Out; Curve Lose In Extras

    The Indianapolis Indians and the Columbus Clippers were rained out in Columbus tonight.  They will try for two on Monday, beginning at 5 pm.  Sunday's game is scheduled for 4 pm.
    Infielder Pedro Ciriaco was optioned back to the Indians, after just a brief visit to Pittsburgh.  The Pirates' new...

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    Curve Lose Early Lead; Howard Homers

    Pirates' lower minor leaguers in action on Thursday:

    Richmond Flying Squirrels  7,  Altoona Curve  3
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    The Curve had a good start to their game, but lost their early lead in the 6th inning.  LF Quincy Latimore drove in 2 runs in the...

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    Cunningham Homers Twice; Power Hold On For The Win

    Monday evening's games in the Pirates' lower minor leagues

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  2
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    The Curve were able to put runners on base but not push them across the plate tonight.  Starter Bryan Morris worked around a...

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    Curve Win Home Opener; Four RBI For Baker

    Altoona Curve 2,  Richmond Flying Squirrels  0
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    The Altoona Curve put on a pitching demonstration in their home opener, as four pitchers combined for a shut-out and held the Squirrels to just 3 hits.  Aaron Thompson made the start, and he dominated Richmond.  Thompson retired...

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    Wins In The Lower Minors


    Wins all around for the rest of the Pirates' minor leaguers: 

    Altoona Curve  10,  Erie Seawolves  7

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    Three home runs and a 4-run 2nd inning sparked the Curve to their second win of the season on Sunday afternoon....

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Alderson, Thompson, Dubee, And More

    More pitchers in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Tim Alderson --  R/R,  6' 6",  217 lb
    Alderson joined the Pirates as part of the trade that sent Freddy Sanchez to the Giants in 2009.  There was some concern at the time that Alderson's velocity had...

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    Busy Day For Pirates; Indians Win 8-3

    The Pirates had a busy Spring Training day today:
    LHP (starter) Garrett Olson was claimed off waivers from Seattle.  Olson is a 27-year-old California native who was the Orioles' 1st round pick in the 2005 draft.  He made his major league debut in July 2007, and split both the 2007 and...