Curry is already at the AA level in his first full season in the pros.

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Pirates promoted first baseman Matt Curry to Altoona, skipping him over high-A in the process.  That's not a huge jump for a guy like Curry, who was drafted in 2010 as a college senior, and has already played against the talent level he would have seen in high-A.  At the same time, it's an aggressive promotion, and one that the Pirates don't usually make.  Off the top of my head, I can't remember a prospect who has taken the same approach under Neal Huntington.  The last player I remember skipping high-A with the Pirates was Andrew McCutchen, who went from low-A to AA in 2006.  That move was a little more extreme, as McCutchen was only 19 at the time, in his first full year as a pro.

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