Tag: Matt Curry

Matt Curry Placed on the DL with Hamstring Injury

Matt Curry has been placed on the Altoona disabled list with a right hamstring injury, per an Altoona press release. The move is retroactive...

Alen Hanson and His Potential Promotion

Not since "Mmmm...Bop" has there been this much excitement about a Hanson.  Alen Hanson, the 19 year old shortstop of the West Virginia Power, has...

First Baseman Matt Curry Shortened Leg Kick

The jump from Low-A to Double-A isn't very common. But the organization thought the 22-year-old could handle it, being drafted in the 16-round by Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: First Base

Heading in to the 2011 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a short term answer at first base.  They ended up signing Lyle...

The Bradenton Marauders Offense – Is it the park or the...

As we head into the final week of minor league baseball, the Bradenton Marauders hitters are comfortably leading the Florida State League in both batting average and OPS. They are also leading the league in runs scored and 3rd in homers. What I'm wondering though is if McKechnie Field is assisting in this offensive outburst or if the Marauders just have a great group of talented hitters.

Altoona Curve 8/2 Report

Last week, I took a mini-baseball vacation through Pennsylvania (and a one-day stop in West Virginia) to see three of the Pirates' minor league...

Who Would Be Your Minor League Hitter of the Year?

I asked on Twitter today who people would pick as their minor league hitter and pitcher of the year this year, if the season...

Daily Prospect Profile: Matt Curry on a Hot Streak

When it comes to prospects, people tend to take a reactionary approach, putting too much emphasis on short term performance.  If a player gets...

Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Hitters

The second in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Hitter prospects in the full-season leagues.

Daily Prospect Profile: Matt Curry

The Pittsburgh Pirates made an aggressive move when they skipped Matt Curry over high-A, promoting him to Altoona.  Initially, the move looked to be...
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