All posts tagged "Robbie Grossman"

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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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    Five Errors Doom Power

    Sunday afternoon and evening action.... the GCL Pirates, as usual, are off today.

    Lexington Legends� 3,� West Virginia Power� 2 (box)

    Five errors by the Power, all in the infield, had the Power beating themselves this afternoon.� Starter Nate Baker pitched 6 innings for the Power, allowing just 2 hits and 2...

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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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    Loss For Owens, Win for McSwain

    The State College Spikes have a scheduled day off today, and the GCL Pirates were washed out again.

    Binghamton Mets �9, �Altoona Curve �6 (box)

    Three runs in the top of the 10th broke a 6-6 tie and gave the Mets the extra-inning win. �Ramon Aguero took the mound for the Curve...

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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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    Marte Begins Rehab; Spikes’ Rookies Shine In Pro Debut

    GCL Pirates 10, �GCL Yankees �1 (box)

    The Pirates beat up on the Yankees this afternoon, and faced an old friend. �John Van Benschoten made a rehab start for the Yankees, and the Pirates did not treat him very nicely. �RF�Gregory Polanco singled and stole second base, and LF Exicardo Cayonez walked...

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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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    Alderson Gets The Win And A Homer; Welker Promoted

    Roster moves: �Relief pitcher Duke Welker has been promoted from West Virginia to the Bradenton Marauders. �Welker had made 20 relief appearances for the Power, earning a 1-1 record and 5 saves, with a 3.63 ERA. �In 22.1 in innings, Welker gave up 16 hits, 14 runs (9 earned), with 24 walks...

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    Marauders and Spikes Win Big

    Bradenton Marauders �11, �Ft. Myers Miracle �1 (box)

    The Marauders scored early, then poured it on with two late-inning rallies to take a big win over Ft. Myers tonight. �Starter Aaron Pribanic earned his 4th win for the Marauders with 6 innings of work, allowing one run on 7 hits, no walks,...

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    Curve Fall Apart in 9th; Grossman and Huber With 4 Hits Each

    Binghamton Mets �7, �Altoona Curve �6 (box)

    The Curve thought they were in the drivers' seat going in to the bottom of the 9th. �They were leading the Mets, 6-1. �Their starter Bryan Morris had pitched 7 innings and allowed only that one run on two walks and a single in...