All posts tagged "Vincent Payne"

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    Power Pitchers Dominate In Early Game; Complete One-Hitter For McPherson

    The Power had an early game today, while the Curve and the Marauders are scheduled for the evening:

    West Virginia Power  3,  Hickory Crawdads  2  

    Three Power pitchers combined to hold Hickory to just 4 hits in the late-morning start.  Colton Cain earned his...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Cain, Black, And More

    Continuing to look at some of the pitchers in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Colton Cain  --  L/L,  6' 3", 225 lb
    Cain was the Pirates' 8th round draft pick in 2009.  He began his pro career in 2010, after having had back surgery in the previous winter.  Cain...

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    Irwin: Another 7 No-Hit Innings;

    Thursday's action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power� 3,� Rome Braves� 0 ...��� (box)

    On July 24th, Power starter Phillip Irwin pitched 7 hitless and scoreless innings.� Tonight, he again threw 7 scoreless innings, though this time he scattered 3 hits.� Last time, he walked two batters, and tonight...

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    Curve and Spikes Fall Short

    Just two late games on Sunday, with one week to go ...� The Bradenton Marauders and the West Virginia Power both have a scheduled day off today.

    Richmond Flying Squirrels� 5,� Altoona Curve� 4 ..�� (box)

    Richmond broke a 4-4 tie with a run in the top of the 9th, and the Curve...

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    Curve Are Two-Hit; Santos And Hernandez Have 3 Hits Each

    Some action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates on Wednesday...� still can't get anything done in Bradenton this evening, though the GCL Pirates did get their game in this afternoon.

    Erie SeaWolves� 3,� Altoona Curve� 1 ...�� (box)

    The Curve were held to just 2 hits as they lost to the SeaWolves...

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    Two Homers By Harrison Aren’t Enough; Maggi Debuts

    Early and late action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Portland Sea Dogs� 9,� Altoona Curve� 8 (box)

    Two home runs by 3B Josh Harrison and an early lead from a 5-run 2nd inning were washed away by the Sea Dogs' 6-run 7th inning this afternoon.� Harrison, the second batter of the...

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    Marauders Blast Cardinals, Power Split DoubleHeader

    A little lighter schedule in the Pirates' lower minor leagues tonight -- the Altoona Curve and the State College Spikes both had scheduled days off.

    The Pirates have signed their top two draft picks, righty pitchers Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, just a few hours before the midnight deadline.� That makes 27 of...

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    Spikes Throw One-Hitter; Wilson K’s 11

    Saturday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates...� The West Virginia Power and Lexington Legends were rained out tonight.� They will go for two tomorrow.

    State College� 1,� Aberdeen IronBirds� 0 (box)

    Pitchers Tyler Waldron, Ryan Beckman, and Brooks Pounders combined to one-hit the IronBirds tonight.� Waldron made the start with 5...

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    Six Scoreless Innings For Watson and Von Rosenberg

    Thursday's action with the Pirates' minor league affiliates....

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Akron Aeros� 1 (box)

    Starter Tony Watson dominated the Aeros with 6 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits, no walks, while striking out 3 batters.� Watson retired the first 13 batters he faced, before allowing a single with one out in...

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    Irwin: 7 No-Hit Innings; Marauders Drop Two

    A few roster notes:� RHP Teddy Fallon and LHP Justin Ennis were both promoted from State College to West Virginia.� Fallon was the Pirates' 43rd pick in the 2009 draft, and Ennis was the 33rd round pick in this year's draft.� RHP Tom Boleska has been promoted from Bradenton to Altoona.

    Altoona's Bryan...

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