All posts tagged "Tim Alderson"

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    Gourley Debuts As Marauders Lose; McPherson Strikes Out 10

    One early game in the rest of the Pirates' minor league organization on Wednesday, and two later games:

    Dunedin Blue Jays �2, �Bradenton Marauders �1 (box)

    The Blue Jays broke a tie that had lasted 5 innings with a run in the bottom of the 9th to take the win over the Marauders...

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    Alderson Struggles, Grossman Takes One For the Team

    Richmond Flying Squirrels 4, �Altoona Curve 2 (box)

    Curve starter Tim Alderson had little trouble with the Squirrels for the first four innings on Thursday evening, using two double plays to erase two of the three base runners he'd allowed (two singles and a hit batter). �But he had problems in the...

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    Wins For Molleken, Adcock and Erickson; Saves for Moskos, Krol, and Foster

    The Indianapolis Indians lost, but the rest of the Pirates' affiliates won on Saturday.

    Altoona Curve �9, �Erie SeaWolves �7 (box)

    A 6-run 2nd inning boosted the Curve to an early lead, and a late-inning rally kept them on top for a win at home on Saturday. �The Curve sent 11 batters...

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    Three HIts for Marauders, Power, and Harrison

    Three hits were the common theme in these minor league games on Monday:

    Palm Beach Cardinals �1, �Bradenton Marauders �0 (box)

    The Marauders were held to just 3 hits in this shut-out on Monday night in Palm Beach. �CF Robbie Grossman, DH Starling Marte, and C Tony Sanchez were the only batters to...

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    Mercer and Harrison Lead Curve; Latimore and Holt Lead Marauders

    Two more games in the lower minors on Tuesday... The Power played this afternoon.

    Altoona Curve 5, �Akron Aeros 4 (box)

    The hot-hitting infielders Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison contributed two hits each, as the Curve held on to defeat the Aeros in Altoona. �The two got going in the bottom...

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    Negrych and Watts Lead Curve In Sweep; 10 K’s For Locke

    Altoona Curve �9, �Akron Aeros 6 (box)

    The Curve swept the 3-game series with the Akron Aeros in their own park with an afternoon win on Wednesday. �DH Jim Negrych continued his hot hitting by going 3-for-4 at the plate, including 2 doubles. �C Kris Watts added a 2-run homer, and SS...

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    Hague and Durham Power Curve; Power and Marauders Fall Short

    Altoona Curve �13, �Erie SeaWolves 5 (box)

    The Curve exploded for 7 runs in the top of the 9th inning, to take the first game in their series against the SeaWolves in Erie. �The Curve went into the 9th already leading 6-5. �They sent 11 batters to the plate in the 9th,...

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    De Los Santos’ Walk Off Double For Curve; Ngoepe’s First HIt For Marauders

    Remember to tune in to ESPNews on Sunday afternoon after 2 pm (Eastern), to see Harrisburg's Stephen Strasburg pitch against the Altoona Curve. �They have said that they will only show the half innings when Strasburg is on the mound, but that means we get to take a look at the Curve...

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    Prospect Watching: Brad Lincoln and Tim Alderson

    Getting back to looking at some of the minor league players moving up in the Pirates' organization. �These are in no particular order, though we've generally been working our way from the lower levels to the upper levels. �Today we'll look at a couple of first-round draft pitchers.

    Brad Lincoln is the top...