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RubberDucks edged by Curve 7-3

ALTOONA, PA – The Akron RubberDucks opened the top of the eighth with a pair of runs to cut the Altoona Curve’s lead to one, but the Curve ended the frame by posting three runs of its own on a Willy Garcia three-run home run to win 7-3 at People’s Natural Gas Field on Thursday. Three Altoona homers plated five runners, starting with a solo homer from Garcia in the bottom...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Willy Garcia Has a Monster Day in a Monster Month

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. Rankings are from the mid-season rankings, and links on each name go to their Pirates...
Via Pirates Prospects
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Meija Strikes Out Six In Rehab Start But St. Lucie Loses 5-4

Bradenton 5, St. Lucie 4 Willy Garcia drilled a bases loaded walk-off single to right off of reliever T.J. Chism as the host Bradenton Marauders defeated the Mets 5-4 on Friday. Jenrry Mejia allowed two runs and five hits over three innings with three walks and six strikeouts in his first start on a major league rehab assignment with St. Lucie. Mejia had originally been scheduled...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues Recap: Two Hits for Marte, Garcia’s Debut

In a light day of Winter League action yesterday, Starling Marte went 2-for-4, with two singles and a run scored.  He now has a .320/.394/.485 line in 25 games. Marte started the season off showing improved plate patience, but has hit a wall the last eight games. After having 11 walks through just 17 games, Marte has failed to draw a walk in his last eight games, striking out six...
Via Pirates Prospects
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia Player Notes: Kingham, Hanson, Osuna, Polanco, Garcia, Montero

On the last day of the West Virginia series with the Lakewood Blueclaws, the Power took the game and the series, with a 4-1 victory. It was a quiet day from three of the four big bats in the lineup, but the other one was hitting the ball hard. Nick Kingham was on the mound to start the game, coming into the day with two straight appearances in which he threw six shutout innings....
Via Pirates Prospects
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hanson, Osuna, Polanco, and Garcia All Have Multi-Hit Games

It was a good all around night for the West Virginia Power tonight as they defeated the Lakewood Blueclaws by a 6-0 score. They had the attack of the lefties on the mound, going five innings with starter Mike Jefferson, followed by three from Zac Fuesser with the final inning covered by side-arm reliever Robbie Kilcrease. The bats were on, especially the four big name players on...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

6/12 MiLB Recap: Willy Garcia continues to rake in June

Altoona was rained out today. Indianapolis 2, Rochester 0 – Rick VandenHurk started and pitched 7 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts and 1 walk. Chris Leroux pitched a scoreless inning of relief. Starling Marte was 1 for 3 with a walk. Jeff Larish went 1 for 3 with a double and a walk. Brian Friday was 1 for 1. Those were the only three hits the Indians would get. Fort Myers...
Via North Side Notch
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

6/9 MiLB Recap: Willy Garcia continues to roll with 8th homer

Everyone in action. Rochester 2, Indianapolis 0 – Daniel Cabrera gave up 2 runs over 6 1/3 innings. Duke Welker pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief with 3 strikeouts and 3 walks. Bryan Morris pitched a scoreless inning. Starling Marte was 2 for 4. Jose Morales went 1 for 3. Akron 2, Altoona 1 – Brandon Cumpton started and gave up just 1 run over 6 1/3 innings. He...
Via North Side Notch
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

5/4 MiLB Recap: Willy Garcia hits 5th homer of the season

Everyone in action today. Norfolk 10, Indianapolis 5 – Justin Wilson started and gave up 5 runs in 4 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 3. Daniel McCutchen pitched 3 innings of relief giving up just 1 unearned run. Jeff Clement was 2 for 3 with a walk. Jordy Mercer went 1 for 3 with a double. Anderson Hernandez was 2 for 4. Altoona 8, Richmond 7 – Mike Colla gave up 6...
Via North Side Notch
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

4/26 MiLB Recap: Willy Garcia goes yard

Everyone but Indy in action today. Altoona 6, Harrisburg 4 – Brandon Cumpton started and gave up 2 runs over 7 2/3 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 2. Robbie Grossman was 2 for 3 with a double and a walk. Brock Holt went 2 for 5 with a double and a triple. Matt Curry was 1 for 3 with a walk. Tony Sanchez went 1 for 4 with a double. Elevys Gonzalez was 1 for 3. Charlotte...
Via North Side Notch
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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