Altoona held hitless through five innings in 6-1 loss to New Britain.
Altoona's Bats Pound New Britain 7-2 in series opener.
Erie's Dean Green blasts the SeaWolves past the Curve.
Altoona falls 3-2 in 10 innings at Erie.
Outfielder goes 3-for-4 with three RBI in Altoona's 4-2 win.
Ngoepe bunt gives Altoona the walk-off win.
Altoona shuts out Trenton 6-0.
Pitcher Pat Ludwig tosses six innings, blasts double and two RBI in Altoona win.
Altoona can't dig out of 3-0 hole in loss to Erie.
Stetson Allie with 3 RBI as Curve edge Erie 4-3.
Altoona hammers season-high hits.
Altoona starting pitcher Tom Harlan fuels 3-1 win over Bowie.
Altoona drops 9-1 game at Bowie.
Altoona gets just four hits in 3-0 loss to Bowie.
Infielder Drew Maggi goes 4-for-4 at the plate to pace the Curve in a 4-3 win versus Bowie.
Altoona right hander allows just one hit in shutout win over Bowie.
Altoona loses 8-6 to Bowie in first game after the All-Star break.
Erie's Steven Moya knocks grand slam to lead the West.
Former Curve stars beat Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team 17-5.
Curve OF delivers win for West All-Stars in hitting challenge.
Altoona drops last game before All-Star break, 5-4 in 10 innings against the Senators.
Seven-run first inning for Harrisburg is the difference as the Curve lose 9-5.
Altoona wins opener, falls in night cap of doubleheader in the capital.
League-leading six Curve players named to Eastern League All-Star Game.
All-Star Drew Maggi delivered the walk-off single to score fellow All-Star Alen Hanson in the bottom of the 10th inning to guide the Curve to a sixth-straight victory with a, 4 -3, extra-innings win on Monday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
6 Curve players have been named to the Eastern League All-Star game, which will be played July 16th at PNG Field in Altoona.
Altoona sweeps Harrisburg this weekend at PNG Field, winning their 5th straight game.
Altoona downs Harrisburg 7-4.
Altoona beats Harrisburg 4-2 to win third straight game.
Kelson Brown knocks in game winner in the 9th against Bowie.
Altoona snaps skid with 5-1 win at Bowie.
Evan Chambers parents, and Curve OF Keon Broxton (who played baseball in high school with Evan) talk about what honoring the former Curve and Spikes player meant to them.
Evan Chambers parents were in attendance, and won the Chambers #31 autographed jersey, as the Curve honored their former player who died in the offseason.
This Sunday the Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will be paying tribute to 2012 Curve outfielder Evan Chambers, who passed away at his home in Florida during the offseason.
Adrian Sampson had his toughest outing of the season in the Altoona Curve’s 8-2 loss against the Binghamton Mets on Friday night.
Joely Rodriguez allows 1 H, 1 ER in 7 IP for Altoona.
Altoona strikes out 12 times in loss to New Britain.
Altoona’s runs were few and far between on Tuesday night as the Rock Cats evened up the series with a, 5-2, win in New Britain.
A fourth inning two-run homer by Willy Garcia was enough for the Curve to snap New Britain’s franchise-best 11-game winning streak in a, 4-3, win on Monday night.
Adrian Sampson battled for 7 innings and Justin Howard went 2-3 with a HR and 2 RBIs in Altoona's 5-4 win on Sunday.
In Saturday's first game, Willy Garcia had a homer and two outfield assists but the Curve fell, 5-1. In the second game, Drew Maggi led off the game with a homer but it wasn’t enough in a, 3-2, loss.
The Curve offense couldn’t get started on Friday night in Portland and ended up falling in both games of the pseudo doubleheader, 4-2 and, 3-0.
Altoona blows a 3-run lead in the 9th inning and falls in the 11th to New Hampshire on Wednesday night.
After the brawl, the Fisher Cats erased a one-run deficit and came back to defeat the Curve, 6-5, on Wednesday night.
Altoona scores two runs in the ninth to beat New Hampshire.
Altoona had a 2-0 lead early, but Reading scored 5 unanswered runs to win.
Rain foils Curve games against Portland.
Altoona and Portland washed out in the third.
Hanson extends hit streak to eight games in 5-1 loss.
Altoona's offense puts up season-high 15 hits in win.
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In sole possession of first place in the NL Central, the Cardinals have ace Adam Wainwright lined up Tuesday to face the Pirates, who will call on lefty Jeff Locke with a three-game division deficit.
Catcher Tony Sanchez, right-hander Stolmy Pimentel and, at least technically, Gerrit Cole on Monday led off the gradual influx onto the Pirates' expanded roster.
After Charlie Morton's Double-A rehab start on Thursday, the righty and Pirates staff concurred that he didn't experience sufficient physical progress to make his return to the rotation a consideration.
Matt Holliday's go-ahead single with one out in the seventh snapped a tie Monday to set up the Cardinals with a 5-4 victory at Busch Stadium and drop the Pirates three games back in the NL Central.
Right fielder Gregory Polanco will be back with the Pirates in St. Louis on Tuesday after spending a week in the Minor Leagues.
On the last day of August, GM Neal Huntington and the Pirates weren't tipping their hand for what they plan to do on Monday when Major League rosters can expand to 40 players.
Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer homered in the first two innings, but the Pirates allowed two home runs to Chris Heisey in a 3-2 loss to the Reds on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.
The Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday, providing manager Clint Hurdle with another option off the bench as Pedro Alvarez and Travis Snider work through injuries. Left-hander Jeff Locke was optioned, but he'll be back Monday when rosters expand.
Pirates starter Charlie Morton said his injured right hip didn't feel as good as he hoped it would after a rehab start for Double-A Altoona on Thursday, and a Major League return in 2014 is uncertain.
Neil Walker launched a three-run homer in the first, and that was all the Pirates needed in a strong start from Vance Worley as Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at PNC Park.
Josh Harrison was announced as the Pirates' Heart and Hustle Award winner, and he was honored at PNC Park prior to the series opener with the Reds on Friday.
The Pirates lost an eighth-inning challenge on Friday after Brandon Phillips was hit by a pitch and the call stood.
Josh Harrison repeatedly backed Edinson Volquez with his glove at third base, so it was only appropriate that he ended up there after the biggest swing of the game. Harrison knocked in the tying run with a triple in the eighth and scored the game-winning run as the Pirates clawed their way to a 2-1 win over the Reds on Friday.
The Pirates recalled Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday. Gerrit Cole, whose next scheduled start comes on Monday, after the active rosters expand to 40 players, was temporarily optioned to Bristol of the Rookie League to make room.
Travis Snider, who left Wednesday's game after tweaking his hamstring on the basepaths, has had similar injuries and hopes that a few days of rest will set up a healthy return.
Charlie Morton threw four innings in a rehab start for Double-A Altoona on Thursday, but Clint Hurdle noted that the right-handed sinkerballer "didn't feel significantly better" than he did in his previous start.
Between games of a doubleheader against the Reds at Dodger Stadium on June 23, 1973, iconic Dodgers manager Walter Alston approached Steve Garvey in the clubhouse. "Have you ever played first base?" Alston asked his onetime third baseman.
Two batters after legging out a bunt single to load the bases in the third inning, Travis Snider was pulled with left hamstring discomfort.
Andrew McCutchen was back in the Pirates lineup Wednesday, a day after he tweaked an ailing rib in his left side. However, Pedro Alvarez -- who also left Tuesday's game -- was out of the lineup to nurse his sprained left foot.
Jeff Locke was sharp in a one-run outing, getting support from a huge Ike Davis two-run homer in the Pirates' 3-1 victory over the Cardinals at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Catcher Reese McGuire, the Pirates' No. 7 prospect, collected four hits and drove in three runs Tuesday, helping Class A West Virginia defeat Lexington, 8-2.
Andrew McCutchen reported feeling OK after exiting Tuesday's game vs. the Cardinals with left rib discomfort. Looking less comfortable after the game, however, was infielder Pedro Alvarez, who suffered a left foot sprain and will be reevaluated Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole didn't give up a hit until the sixth and Ike Davis crushed a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth to lead the Pirates over the Cardinals, 5-2, on Tuesday at PNC Park.
Right-handers Tyler Glasnow and Nick Kingham and outfielder Josh Bell will get a chance to further their careers in the upcoming Arizona Fall League.
In response to what is already being called their "dream outfield," the Pirates are moving top position prospect Josh Bell to first base.
The 2014 Pirates have circled the .500 mark all season and still find themselves in the scrum for a postseason spot despite not ripping off a substantial winning streak.
As baseball sprints toward the September stretch run, there are surprising -- some inspiring -- stories here, there and everywhere. Here's my surprise players of 2014.
The Pirates didn't have a place for Jose Tabata shortly after Gregory Polanco was called up in June. But Polanco is going back to Triple-A to refine his swing in the next week, and after two months with Indianapolis, Tabata returned to the Bucs' clubhouse on Monday.
Francisco Liriano struck out eight in six-plus innings, but reliever Jared Hughes labored in a decisive three-run seventh as the Pirates dropped a 3-2 decision to the Cardinals on Monday night.
Gregory Polanco's continuing struggles have prompted the Pirates to make the one move the club hoped to avoid upon the outfield prospect's June 10 promotion: He has been optioned back to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Jaime joined the WTAJ team in July of 2014 as the weekend sports anchor and reporter.
Jacob Kaucher joins WTAJ as its State College-based sports reporter. Jacob comes to central Pennsylvania after two years as sports director at KMOT in Minot, North Dakota.