All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

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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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    Heredia’s Debut, SAL All-Star Game; 3 Homers In One Inning For The Marauders

    Tuesday's action:

    The Pirates have signed their 4th round draft pick, Colten Brewer.  Brewer is a right-handed pitcher who was drafted out of high school in Canton.  He will likely report to the GCL Pirates to begin his pro career.   All of the Pirates' draft picks, and the...

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    Latimore Leads Curve To Win; Spikes Win Their First

    Less action than usual for a Sunday afternoon -- the Bradenton Marauders are still on their All-Star break, and the game between the West Virginia Power and the Lakewood BlueClaws was cancelled due to wet grounds at Appalachian Power Park.  The South Atlantic League All-Star Game will...

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    Baker Homers In FSL All-Star Game; Curve Drops Double Header

    More brief notes for Saturday, since we're on the road....

    Florida State League All-Star Game, played in Clearwater, Florida
    FSL North  5,  FSL South  3
     

    Three Marauders' players got in on this game:  C Ramon Cabrera, 1B Aaron Baker, and 2B Jarek Cunningham were...

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    State College Season Begins; Von Rosenberg Wins #3

    Friday's action with the Pirate's lower minor league teams -- the brief version, as we're on the road:

    The Bradenton Marauders are off for the Florida State League's All-Star weekend.  The 50th FSL All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, in Clearwater, FL.  Representing the Marauders:  C Ramon Cabrera...

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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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    Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost on Tuesday evening.....

    New Britain Rock Cats  10,  Altoona Curve 4
     

    It was a tough night for Curve starter Bryan Morris, who gave up 7 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings of...

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    Homers For Cunningham, Mort, and Howard In Sunday Wins

    Big hitting in the Pirates' minor league affiliates' Sunday action:

    Altoona Curve  13,  Reading Phillies  4  (conclusion of suspended game)
     

    The Curve were way out in front when rain halted play on Saturday evening, leading 11-1 in the middle of the 3rd.  When play...

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    McPherson’s AA Debut; Power Win Two

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

    West Virginia Power 6,  Lakewood BlueClaws  1  (completion of suspended game)
     
     
    This game was halted by rain last night in the top of the 5th.  The Power had scored one run in the 3rd...

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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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