Marte is one of the many prospects who will make the important jump to AA this year.

The Altoona Curve roster for the 2011 season was announced today by the Curve and the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The breakdown is as follows:

C - Tony Sanchez

1B - Miles Durham

2B - Brock Holt

SS - Jordy Mercer

3B - Jeremy Farrell

OF - Quincy Latimore

OF - Starling Marte

OF - Brad Chalk

Bench - Eric Fryer, Kris Watts, Shelby Ford, Jose Hernandez

SP - Bryan Morris

SP - Jeff Locke

SP - Aaron Pribanic

SP - Brian Leach

SP - Aaron Thompson

Bullpen - Tim Alderson, Tom Boleska, Anthony Claggett, Mike Colla, Michael Dubee, Jared Hughes, Noah Krol

I've previewed most of the roster in the past month (infield, outfield, rotation, bullpen).  A few notes on some of the diffe...

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