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Minor League Schedule: Clay Holmes Follows Six Shutout Innings

In West Virginia tonight, Clay Holmes tries to follow up the six shutout innings he threw last Saturday against Lakewood. Altoona has a doubleheader tonight. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Day Three Preview: You Don’t Need Over-Slot Deals to Find Talent

In the past, day three for the Pittsburgh Pirates was all about taking tough to sign players. In 2008 they took Jarek Cunningham, Wes Freeman, and Quinton Miller, giving all three over-slot deals. In 2009 it was Jeff Inman. In 2010 there was Drew Maggi, Ryan Hafner, and Jared LaKind. 2012 didn’t see a lot of over-slot signings, with Candon Myles and Jordan Cooper being close to...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Jason Townsend Activated From DL, Cesar Lopez to Bradenton

Jason Townsend has been activated from the Altoona DL. Here are the latest minor league transactions. **Altoona has placed Jeff Inman and Justin Howard on the disabled list. Jason Townsend has been activated from the disabled list and Zach Thornton has been promoted from Bradenton. **Bradenton added Cesar Lopez from extended Spring Training to replace Thornton. They also recently...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Waldron, Townsend to the DL

Tyler Waldron was placed on the Altoona DL. The Altoona Curve have placed two pitchers on the disabled list in the last two days. Here are some other minor moves around the system. **Tyler Waldron was placed on the disabled list yesterday, retroactive April 21st, with a right shoulder injury. Waldron had a 5.40 ERA in 15 innings over three starts. His strikeouts were down early in...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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