All posts tagged "Ryan Beckman"

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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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    Marte In Futures Game; Marauders Win In The 14th

    Two Pirates' minor leaguers have been chosen to play in the MLB Futures game, which is held during the All-Star festivities.  OF Starling Marte will be on the World team, and INF Chase d'Arnaud was named to the USA team -- though that might change if d'Arnaud is indeed called...

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    Marauders Hold Off Jupiter; Spikes Shut Out

    Wednesday's action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    The West Virginia Power have a day off today, wrapping up their All-Star break.  The Altoona Curve and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats had their game postponed tonight, due to rain.  They will try for a double header tomorrow, beginning at...

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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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    Curve Game Suspended With 10-Run Lead; Marauders And Power Need Extras

    Saturday evening action for the Pirates' minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  11,  Reading Phillies  1  (Suspended)
     

    After rain delayed the start of this game, the Curve must have decided that they needed to score a lot and quickly, in case the rain cut...

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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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    Six-Run Inning Not Enough Power; Marauders Earn Shut Out

    The Altoona Curve had a scheduled day off on Monday, but the Power and the Marauders were in action.


    Delmarva Shorebirds  10,  West Virginia Power  7
     

    A 6-run offensive blast by the Power was enough to tie the score, but not enough for...

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    Veal Moves Up To Altoona, But Curve Bombarded

    Sunday action with the Pirates' lower minor leaguers:

    Portland Sea Dogs  12,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    The Sea Dogs posted 17 hits on their way to 12 runs, scoring in three big innings.  They began with 3 runs in the top of the 1st off...

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    Tough Afternoon In Altoona; Von Rosenberg’s First Win

    The Curve played an early game on Wednesday afternoon, with the Marauders and the Power playing in the evening: 

    Trenton Thunder  7,  Altoona Curve  3
     

    A 4-run 6th inning by the Thunder was too much for the Curve to overcome, in an early afternoon game in...

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    Power Go Long; Curve Cut Short

    Friday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve  6,  Binghamton Mets  6
     

    Rain halted the game between the Curve and the Mets in Binghamton, NY in the top of the 7th inning, with the score tied at 6-6.  Starter Aaron Thompson got...