The Pirates have traded former Curve OF Alex Dickerson to the Padres, and designated OF Garrett Jones for assignment.
Altoona Curve announce free admission to PNG field to watch the Pirates game on Thursday.
More than 100 Altoona Curve players have gone on to the majors.
The former Curve outfielder earns the honor after leading all Pirate minor leaguers with 32 home runs and 99 RBI.
After the Curve finale, it was announced that outfielder Alex Dickerson would be sent to play with AAA-Indianapolis.
Altoona falls in 11 innings to Akron in the 2013 season finale.
After his rehab start with the Curve on Labor Day, Bucs' closer Jason Grilli held an impromptu autograph session that lasted over an hour.
Curve's Alex Dickerson was named the EL Rookie of the Year, Curve MVP and then had a 4-hit night Sunday (including a 3-run homer).
Bucs' catcher Tony Sanchez confirms that pitcher Duke Welker was the PTBNL in the Morneau trade.
Bucs' catcher Tony Sanchez talks about his stuggles hitting in Altoona this weekend.
After Saturday's game, Curve manager Carlos Garcia confirmed that Gregory Polanco, David Bromberg and Zack Thornton would all move up to Indianapolis. Polanco talks about the promotion.
The Pirates All-Star threw one inning at the beginning of Saturday's game.
Bucs' Closer Jason Grilli talks to WTAJ about the Justin Morneau trade while he rehabs in Altoona.
Santos and Dickerson had multi-hit games in 2-0 loss at Harrisburg.
Altoona falls to Richmond on Sunday, which means they are officially eliminated from the Eastern League playoffs.
Altoona technically keep their playoff hopes alive by taking two games against Richmond on Saturday.
The Spikes win their 8th straight, while the Curve are rained out in Richmond.
Pirates' right fielder Travis Snider went 1-3 in a rehab start with the AA squad on Monday.
Altoona’s early one-run lead and no-hit bid fell by the wayside Sunday afternoon.
Altoona records second shutout of week in win.
Altoona got into an early hole, and couldn't climb out.
Curve Pitcher David Bromberg allowed 2 hits and struck out 7 in Altoona's 2-0 win Thursday night.
Santos extends on-base streak to 17 games.
It was the "World Series of Savings" Tuesday at PNG Field in Curve, PA.
Justin Howard's home run powered the Curve to a 3-2 lead, but they fell 5-3 to Harrisburg.
The Altoona Curve are helping to knock hunger out of the park.
Sadler picks up 10th win of the year, as Curve down B-Mets 5-4.
Alex Dickerson drove in 27 runs over 26 games in July.
The Altoona Curve fall in the series to Akron, after a 4-3 loss Sunday night.
After grabbing the lead in the 7th inning, the Altoona Curve drop their first game of August in the 9th after a two-run home run by Akron.
Hanson records 1st Double-A hit in win.
Curve OF earns weekly award for 2nd time in 3 weeks.
The win for the Curve completes a super sweep of the Fisher Cats with the Curve claiming all seven games in the season series in 2013.
Starting pitchers Ethan Hollingsworth and David Bromberg were promoted to AAA-Indianapolis Saturday.
Altoona's offense produced another colossal hit total of 17 on Saturday night to lead them to a, 9-2, win over the Fisher Cats.
Curve OF drives in 8 runs to tie a franchise record on Friday night.
4 Curve pitchers combine for the second franchise no-hitter.
Dickerson hit 13th homer in losing effort on Tuesday night.
The Curve game never began, while the Spikes game was postponed in the 5th inning of play.
The Altoona Curves' 3-game win streak comes to an end, as the guys fall to Erie on Saturday night.
Curve erase early 4 run deficit, to top Erie 7-4.
Vasquez, Cunningham each have 2 RBI nights.
Curve avoid sweep, blank Baysox 2-0.
Dickerson goes 3-4 in Tuesday's loss to Bowie.
Altoona Curve players talk about their experiences in the Eastern League All-Star game, and the MLB Futures game.
lex Dickerson followed up his Eastern League Player of the Week performance with a 2-for-4 showing in the loss for Altoona.
Dickerson hit .524 for the week, including two home runs, five RBI and seven runs scored. He was also one triple shy of the cycle on Sunday.
Pittsburgh Penguins' forward Pascal Dupuis will appear at PNG Field on August 30th.
Alex Dickerson was one triple short of the cycle, but had 4 hits, as the Curve win 3 out of 4 games in Akron.
Jameson Taillon worked 3.1 innings allowing 13 hits and 10 runs all of which were earned while walking one and striking out a pair.