All posts tagged "Victor Black"

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    Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

    Five Curve players have been named to the Eastern League /Western Division All-Star team.  RHP Aaron Pribanic, LHP Jeff Locke, 2B Brock Holt, 3B Jeremy Farrell, and OF Starling Marte.  Also, because the Curve won the Western Division last year, the Curve coaching staff will be coaching the division's team...

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    Curve Scoreless Again, Marauders Bomb Mets

    Some Sunday action in the Pirates' minor league organization... the GCL Pirates had the day off.

    Harrisburg Senators  6,  Altoona Curve  0


    The Curve were again held scoreless this afternoon.  That means that in the last 5 games (44 innings), the Curve have scored...

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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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    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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    Homers By Anderson And Chambers Not Enough; Castro’s US Debut

    The Altoona Curve had a scheduled day off on Monday....

    Greensboro Grasshoppers  5,  West Virginia Power  0
     

    The Power were held to just one hit -- a single by CF Mel Rojas, which came in the 5th inning.  The only other Power base runner...

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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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    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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    Losses For All The Affiliates

    The Pirates and all four of their minor league affiliates lost in Sunday's play:

    Hickory Crawdads  4,  West Virginia Power  3


    Jameson Taillon pitched well in his 5-inning start this afternoon.  He surrendered one run on two hits, with no walks, and he struck out 4...

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    Curve Socked By Bowie; Black Is Back; Irwin Strikes Out 10

    The Curve had another morning game today.  The Marauders and the Power play on Thursday evening.

    Bowie Baysox  4,  Altoona Curve  2
     

    Starter Aaron Pribanic struggled in this morning's game, allowing 4 runs on 10 hits and a walk, with only one strikeout in 5 innings....