All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

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    Curve Have An Exciting Morning

    The Curve played a (mostly) morning game today; the Marauders and the Power play in the evening.

    Altoona Curve  13,  Harrisburg Senators  2
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    The Curve had a great morning today, blasting away at the Senators with 13 runs on 18 hits.  All but one of the...

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    Cain Wins #2, Pribanic Loses His First

    Tuesday night's action in the Pirates' lower minor leagues:

    West Virginia Power  5,  Charleston RiverDogs  1
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    Colton Cain took his second win of the season, allowing 3 hits and one run over 5 innings, with one walk and 3 strikeouts.  Cain had some trouble in the...

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    Curve Fall In 9th; Cumpton Earns Second Win

    The Bradenton Marauders have a scheduled day off today.

    Harrisburg Senators  3,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Three walks and an RBI ground out in the bottom of the 9th gave the Senators a walk-off win against the Curve.  
    Altoona had scored first, on 3B Jeremy Farrell's...

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    Wins All Around For the Minor Affiliates, Including Taillon’s First



    Bradenton Marauders  6,  Charlotte Stone Crabs  2
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    Three 2-run innings gave the Marauders enough fire power to get past the Stone Crabs and salvage the last game of this 3-game series.  Starter Kyle McPherson earned his second win of the season, allowing 2 runs on...

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    Curve Are Two-Hit; Power Scratch Out 1-0 Win

    Saturday evening action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Richmond Flying Squirrels  5,  Altoona Curve  0
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    Strong pitching by Richmond and one big inning for the Squirrels' batters combined for another Curve loss.  The Curve were held to just two hits -- one each by...

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    Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

    A few roster moves before we get to the games:
    The Pirates have signed 1B Gerlis Rodriguez to a minor league contract.  Rodriguez, a Dominican native, played for State College in 2010.  He played about half of his 48 games at first base, and did some DH'ing.  Rodriguez hit .201,...

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    One Inning Ruins Marauders’ Morning; Taillon’s Second Start

    The Indianapolis Indians were rained out on Monday night.  They and the Durham Bulls will try for two on Tuesday.  Tuesday's first game is scheduled for 11:05 am, early for a Baseball In Education Day.  That game is scheduled to be shown on the MLB network.  (It's absolutley pouring down...

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    Holt And Cunningham Continue To Hit

    Sunday afternoon with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates....  the West Virginia Power were rained out in Charleston.  They will try for two games with the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Monday, beginning at 6:05 pm.


    Altoona Curve  6,  Erie SeaWolves  5
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    2B Brock Holt...

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    Grossman’s Lead-Off Homer; Power Are Two-Hit

    Altoona Curve  8,  Erie SeaWolves  6
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    Two big innings gave the Curve enough runs to withstand a late-inning rally by the SeaWolves and take the win to open this series.  The Curve got started with a two-out rally which scored 4...

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    McSwain’s AA Debut; Latimore Homers Twice

    Pirates' lower minor league action for Thursday:  the Curve had an early game, and the Marauders and the Power play in the evening

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  2
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    Matt McSwain made his AA debut today with the Curve, after being promoted from...