Right-handed pitcher Hunter Strickland was promoted from High-A Bradenton to Double-A Altoona today.

The 24-year-old appeared in nine games (10 starts) where he posted a 2.98 ERA. Strickland struck out 25 batters over 45.1 innings with the Marauders in 2012.

Strickland missed the second half of 2010 and the entire 2011 season with a right forearm injury....

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