Matt Curry stepped out of Manager P.J. Forbes’ office after the Curve beat Akron 6-4 on their final home game on Thursday and received hugs and high fives from his teammates. The first baseman was told that he was being promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Although the move is not yet official, Curry will join up with the Indy Indians, who are at home today and are gearing up for the playoffs which kick off on September 5.
“I think he’s an intriguing player for the organization,” Manager P.J. Forbes said after the game. “He got rushed here last year a little bit. And I think it was a good thing — he had failure. I think he learned from it and when he came back this year, he learned from what he did last year and made some adjustments. He’s really put together a great season. I’m happy for him. He’s set himself up nicely going in to next year.”
Curry made the unusual jump from Low-A West Virginia to Double-A Altoona last season, skipping the High-A level altogether. Curry finished with