Altoona Curve

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5 Curve Players Named To All-Star Team

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Five members of the Altoona Curve have been selected to play in the AA All-Star game. 3B Jeremy Farrell, 2B Brock Holt, LHP Jeff Locke, OF Starling Marte and RHP Aaron Pribanic all […]


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Pirates Promote Jordy Mercer

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Another of the Pittsburgh Pirates top prospects has been promoted. Altoona shortstop Jordy Mercer was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis following last night’s game. Mercer’s 48 RBIs rank second in the Eastern League. He’s […]


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Pirates Move Morris To Bullpen

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- When the Pirates acquired Bryan Morris, they envisioned him being a starter at the top of the rotation. That idea is on hold because the team has moved Morris to the Altoona Curve […]


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Mercer Named Player Of The Week

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here’s a trivia question for you. Name the last successful shortstop that’s been developed thru the Pirates minor league system? I’m going to have to look that up because I don’t have the […]


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Irwin Makes Great AA Debut

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- 2009 draft pick Phillip Irwin continues to show the Pittsburgh Pirates that he just be a big part of the team’s future. Irwin was promoted yesterday from Bradenton (A) to Altoona (AA) and […]


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Pirate Minor League Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made the following player moves that impact the Altoona Curve roster.


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Altoona Beats Bowie, 7-1

It was a big day for the Altoona Curve bats as they pounded out 14 hits and beat Bowie, 7-1.


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Altoona Curve Crushes Harrisburg, 13-2

The Altoona Curve brought the bats with them this morning as they pounded the Harrisburg Senators, 13-2.


Pirates Fire Winning Double-A Manager

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have fired Matt Walbeck, who was chosen as the Eastern League manager of the year while leading the Altoona Curve to the Double-A league’s championship. Walbeck, 40, has been […]