All posts tagged "Mike Colla"

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    GCL Season Opens; Spikes Find First Win

    The Altoona Curve and the West Virginia Power both had scheduled days off on Monday. �The Power are starting their 3-day All-Star break, with the South Atlantic League's All-Star Game scheduled for Tuesday.

    GCL Yankees 10, �GCL Pirates 8 (box)

    The Pirates posted a 4-run 5th inning and scored their 8 runs on...

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    Spikes Open The Season With A Loss; Hughes Wins #9, Krol Saves #17

    Williamsport Crosscutters �5, �State College Spikes �3 (box)

    The Spikes opened their season on the road tonight, unfortunately on the losing end. �Starter Zack Von Rosenberg, who had pitched just one inning in the 2009 season, was charged with the loss. �He pitched 4 innings, and allowed 4 runs on 7...

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    Latimore and Anderson Keep Hitting; Holden Stumbles

    The Altoona Curve have a scheduled day off today. �The State College Spikes are having a mini-camp this week, with the players in town and preparing to begin their season on Friday (June 18th). �Their tentative lineup is posted on the Rosters page.

    St. Lucie Mets �6, �Bradenton Marauders �5 (

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    Altoona Is No-Hit Victim in Night Cap

    Game 1: �Altoona Curve �3, �Harrisburg Senators �2 (box)

    The Curve got the evening off to a good start in the first of two 7-inning games, as they made up for the rain-out on Wednesday. �C Kris Watts led the offense with 2 hits and SS Chase d'Arnaud drove in 2 of the...

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    Cunningham, Noris, and Baker Homer in Power Loss

    Some early games today in the lower minors:

    Asheville Tourists �11, �West Virginia Power �5 (box)

    All of the Power's scoring was done with home runs today, and even that wasn't enough to catch up to Asheville. �They did not score at all in the first 6 innings, despite getting a reasonable...

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    Presley and Harrison Spark Curve and Farrell’s Homer Boosts Marauders

    Altoona Curve �5, �New Britain Rock Cats �4 (box)

    A 2-2 tie brought on a busy 10th inning for the Curve and the Rock Cats, but it was the Curve who came out on top. �Tony Watson had pitched two scoreless innings in the 8th and the 9th, and he was still...

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    Marauders Sunk, West Virginia Power-less

    Holiday weekend play in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Tampa Yankees �14, �Bradenton Marauders �5 (box)

    The Marauders were boarded and sunk by the Yankees on Sunday afternoon in Bradenton. �Two late-inning rallies kept them from being shut out, but were not nearly enough for the Marauders to catch up.

    The Yankees hit starter...

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    3 Hits For Hernandez and Sanchez

    Altoona Curve �7, �Reading Phillies �1 (box)

    Justin Wilson pitched 5 scoreless innings to earn his third win, and CF Gorkys Hernandez had 3 hits to lead the Curve over the R-Phils on Friday evening.

    The Curve jumped out to an early lead with 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning....

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    Gimenez And Brito Homer Two Days In A Row; Morris Wins #2 For Curve

    The Indianapolis Indians had a scheduled off day on Wednesday, but the rest of the minor league organization was going strong, beginning with an early game in West Virginia:

    Lexington Legends �5, �West Virginia Power �4 (box)

    The Power and the Legends played a late-morning game for the second time in two...

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    Three Hits Can Be Good Or Bad

    Two games, each with one team collecting only 3 hits... which can be good or bad

    Bradenton Marauders �2, �Clearwater Threshers �0 (box)

    In this game, "only 3 hits" was good, because it was the Marauders' pitching staff who held the Threshers to just 3 hits. �Nate Adcock made the start and...