Tag: Evan Chambers

Altoona Curve to Pay Tribute to Evan Chambers on Sunday

Over the off-season, Evan Chambers, an outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, passed away at his home in Florida. Chambers had played as high as Double-A ball, spending time with the Bradenton Marauders and the Altoona Curve. Both organizations will be paying tribute to Chambers in the next few weeks. Altoona will be holding their […]
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Evan Chambers Passes Away at Age 24

I received some very sad news this afternoon that Pittsburgh Pirates minor leaguer Evan Chambers has passed away at the age of 24. Around the same time I heard, several Pirates minor leaguers were expressing their condolences, which can be seen below. I’m not sure of the exact cause, although Phil Irwin tweeted that he […]
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Minor League Injury Updates: Chambers, Pribanic, Fuesser, Hornback

Here are some injury updates from minor league camp. **Evan Chambers broke his foot and will be out for eight weeks. The 2009 third round pick had successful surgery last week, and had his cast removed this week. He has been walking on crutches with a boot the last few days. **Aaron Pribanic had labrum […]
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First Pitch: The 2009 Draft Class Lacking Impact Talent

Today we finished up the Bradenton Marauders recap, which means we’ve wrapped up all of the prep pitchers from the 2009 draft. There are still players from the 2009 draft to cover in the upper levels of the farm system. However, since a bulk of the draft was focused on those prep pitchers, this would […]
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Maggi and Chambers Promoted to Altoona, Plus Other Moves

UPDATE 2:34 PM: West Virginia announces some moves to complete the process. Francisco Aponte is transferred to State College. Eric Avila, Taylor Lewis, and Ashley Ponce are all added to the West Virginia roster. UPDATE 2:16 PM: More roster moves. To create room in Altoona, Anthony Norman and Greg Picart have been assigned to State College. Miguel […]
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Prospect Notebook: Chambers Working to be More Mature at the Plate

Evan Chambers working to be more mature at the plate...Carlos Paulino has an important role...Cole and Taillon dominate...hot start for the international hitters.
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2012 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview

Yesterday I previewed the 2012 West Virginia Power. Today the season previews continue with a look at the 2012 Bradenton Marauders. The Marauders will open the year with the top two prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system: Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon. They will also feature Colton Cain and Alex Dickerson, who both ranked as […]
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Prospect Notebook: Lots of Heat

There were a lot of top Pirates prospects throwing today. Unfortunately, a lot of the top guys in the system were on the road. Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, both top ten prospects, started in the A-ball games at Toronto’s minor league complex. Missing out on those two guys throwing is missing out on some […]
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Bradenton Marauders Game Recap 8/28/11

When I arrived at McKechnie Field for the Bradenton Marauders vs. St. Lucie Mets game this evening, I noted this could be a very high scoring game due to the strong wind blowing straight out to center field. I was correct that the game ended up being high scoring, and it was in large part […]
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Daily Prospect Profile: Evan Chambers

Last night, Evan Chambers had a big game, going 3-for-3 with two walks and two homers.  The center fielder, taken in the third round of the 2009 draft, currently has nine homers on the year.  However, he has a .227 average, and his overall power is down, with a .386 slugging percentage. Chambers is an […]
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