All posts tagged "Zach Foster"

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    Homers By Marte, Rodriguez, Cunningham, And Rojas

    Catching up with the action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates for Thursday....  several home runs


    Trenton Thunder 8 ,   Altoona Curve  6


    A 3-run homer by CF Starling Marte and a solo blast by SS Josh Rodriguez were not enough to...

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    Leach’s First Win In Marauders’ Hit-Fest

    The Pirates have signed 23rd round draft pick RHP Jordan Cooper to a contract.  He had been a pitcher for Kentucky, and that experience might get him a start at State College.  Here is a list of all the 2011 draft picks, with notations for which ones have signed....

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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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    Indians Postponed; McPherson’s First AA Win

    The Indianapolis Indians' game in Rochester was postponed today -- because the Indians were not there!  The team was supposed to fly to Rochester this morning, but due to mechanical problems, their flight was delayed.  There were not any other flights available to get the team to Rochester in time...

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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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    Curve Held To 3 Hits; Marauders Held To 2 Hits

    Saturday evening's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.

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    Hit-Fest In Bradenton; Curve Pitchers Throw A Shutout

    Friday night's action:

    Altoona Curve 2,  Akron Aeros  0
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    Three Curve pitchers combined to throw a 3-hit shutout of the Aeros.  Starter Mike Colla had to work around runners on base in 5 of his 6 innings, but he held the Aeros scoreless and earned his...

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    8th Inning Rally For Power; Marauders Win On Chambers’ Homer

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

    West Virginia Power  9,  Kannapolis Intimidators  8
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    Late inning rallies for a total of 7 runs gave the Power the win over Kannapolis.  1B Matt Curry got the scoring started with a solo home run to...

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