Altoona Curve

Joe Beimel

Beimel Close To Returning

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Pirates left hander Joe Beimel will join Altoona on an MLB rehab assignment, the Pirates announced today. Beimel, 34, is currently on the disabled list with left elbow inflammation and recently pitched a […]


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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 […]