All posts tagged "Robbie Grossman"

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    Light Hitting Night For Affiliates, Morris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings

    Looking in on the Pirates' minor league affiliates on Tuesday... the State College Spikes have a scheduled day off.

    Hagerstown Suns� 5,� West Virginia Power� 4 (box)

    A single, a double, and a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th gave the Suns the extra-inning win over the Power this afternoon.� The...

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    Irwin: 7 No-Hit Innings; Marauders Drop Two

    A few roster notes:� RHP Teddy Fallon and LHP Justin Ennis were both promoted from State College to West Virginia.� Fallon was the Pirates' 43rd pick in the 2009 draft, and Ennis was the 33rd round pick in this year's draft.� RHP Tom Boleska has been promoted from Bradenton to Altoona.

    Altoona's Bryan...

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    Colla Moves Up; Long Night For Power

    Trenton Thunder� 8,� Altoona Curve� 3 (box)

    The Curve stretched their losing streak to 5 games tonight while reliever Mike Colla struggled in his AA debut.� Derek Hankins made the start for the Curve, but didn't get out of the 4th inning.� He gave up a run in the 1st on...

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    Three Hits For Avila, Three RBI for Noris

    Wednesday, with games going on all afternoon and evening....

    Bradenton Marauders� 3,� Tampa Yankees� 1 (box)

    A 3-run 5th inning was all it took from the Marauders' bats this afternoon.� The inning began with 3B Jose De Los Santos reaching base on a fielding error.� RF Robbie Grossman singled, moving De Los...

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    Two Homers For Trinidad; Three Hits For Lyles and Grossman

    Monday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.� The West Virginia Power have a a scheduled day off.

    GCL Pirates� 11,� GCL Braves� 3 (box)

    The Pirates got in on the recent hit-o-rama fun the minor league teams have been having.� This afternoon, the Pirates collected 20 hits on their way...

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    Altoona Gets Paid Back; Alderson’s Unhappy Bradenton Return; Rojas’ Debut

    As usual on Sunday, the GCL Pirates were off.� Everyone else played games scattered through the afternoon and evening.

    Harrisburg Senators� 13, � Altoona Curve� 4 (box)

    Paybacks are... well, you know, and today the Senators got revenge for the Curve having scored 10 runs in the 9th last night.� Harrisburg sent...

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    Fireworks in Altoona and State College; Kleis and Pevny Debut

    Saturday with the Pirates' lower minor league teams...

    Altoona Curve� 18,� Harrisburg Senators� 15 (box)

    The booming you might have heard was thunder, and it came from the ballpark in Harrisburg.� These two teams combined for 34 hits and 33 runs, and 20 of the hits belonged to the Curve.� Every non-pitcher in...

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    Locke Wins Curve Debut; Latimore’s Walk-Off Homer

    Friday evening's news....

    Altoona Curve� 3,� Harrisburg Senator� 0 (box)

    Three Curve pitchers combined for a shutout, as starter Jeff Locke earned the win in his Curve debut.� Locke pitched 5 scoreless innings and struck out 5 batters.� He scattered 4 hits, and did not allow a walk.� Tony Watson relieved Locke to...

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    Three Hits For Hernandez; McPherson Strikes Out 9; Avila’s Grand Slam

    Back to full action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization:

    Harrisburg Senators � 9,� Altoona Curve� 7 (box)

    The 5 Curve players who participated in the Eastern League All-Star Game didn't have to do any extra travelling after the game, because the rest of the Curve joined them in Harrisburg to begin...

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    Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

    Good news and bad news today...

    The bad news is that OF Starling Marte has had some problems with his hand after surgery.� Marte had played in two rehab games last week, going 3-for-6, but has not played in over a week.� He's going to need to rest the hand for awhile yet...