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Pirates make bold move to get Morneau

   August 31, 2013 5:45 pm    0

The July 31 trade deadline came and went with no moves by the Pittsburgh Pirates. What a difference a month can make. With the team tied for first place with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Pirates made their second big move of the week, acquiring first baseman Justin Morneau from the Minnesota Twins for outfielder…

 

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Tigers’ Sanchez loses no-hitter in 9th (video)

   May 25, 2013 12:01 am    0

Anibal Sanchez almost had his second career no-hitter. The Tigers starter didn’t give up a hit through 8.1 innings Friday night until the Twins’ Joe Mauer singled. Sanchez has four one-hitters in his career. He also threw a no-no in 2006. Earlier this season, Sanchez struck out 17 hitters. Here’s Mauer’s hit: Your browser does…

 

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Freak baseball injury: Carl Pavano hurt shoveling snow

   January 25, 2013 8:24 pm    0

Think you had it bad this past week with winter Erie? Try being major league pitcher Carl Pavano. Pavano reportedly slipped and fell while shoveling snow on his driveway in Vermont, Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com is reporting. Slipping and falling isn’t so bad. We’ve all done it in the winter. However, from the category of…

 

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Report: Pirates sign Francisco Liriano to 2-year, $14 million deal

   December 21, 2012 12:50 pm    0

The Pittsburgh Pirates apparently have made an attempt to bolster their rotation, signing left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano to a two-year contract worth $14 million, according to published reports. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Liriano, who played for nearly six seasons for the Minnesota Twins, agreed to the deal. The deal is pending Liriano passing a…

 

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SeaWolves announce 2013 schedule

   September 1, 2012 6:36 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves released their official 2013 Eastern League schedule before Saturday night’s game against the Altoona Curve at Jerry Uht Park. Coincidence or not, those teams also will open next season on the same diamond. Erie welcomes the Curve for the first four games of a seven-game homestand, with the opener set for April…

 

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Douglas goes deep twice in Erie win

   August 26, 2012 10:53 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves salvaged the finale of their four-game series against Reading with Sunday’s 9-1 victory at FirstEnergy Stadium. Erie (56-77) never trailed after its six-run first inning, highlighted by Brandon Douglas’ three-run home run. Douglas also socked a solo homer in the sixth, and finished the game with three hits, four RBIs and two…

 

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Ruf slam roughs up SeaWolves

   August 23, 2012 11:01 pm    0

Darin Ruf usurped the Erie SeaWolves’ new role as Eastern League spoilers with one mighty swing Thursday night. Ruf, the league’s home-run leader, added to his total with a seventh-inning grand slam off Erie reliever Kelvin De La Cruz. His 33rd homer was the difference in the Phillies’ 7-6 win at FirstEnergy Stadium. Erie, eliminated…

 

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SeaWolves pregame notes for Aug. 22

   August 22, 2012 5:39 pm    0

Starting lineups for Wednesday’s Eastern League game between the Akron Aeros and the Erie SeaWolves at Jerry Uht Park: Akron Aeros (75-53): 1. Tyler Holt CF, 2. Jordan Henry RF, 3. Thomas Neal LF, 4. Chun Chen 1B, 5. Jesus Aguilar DH, 6. Ryan Rohlinger 3B, 7. Davis Stoneburner 2B, 8. Michel Hernandez C, 9….

 

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Ben Revere makes superb over-the-shoulder catch

   August 6, 2012 4:28 pm    0

Check out Ben Revere’s sick over-the-shoulder catch against the Red Sox. Plus, he turns it into a double play. Your browser does not support iframes. – Rick Green

 

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‘Wolves connect wins in Connecticut

   June 17, 2012 8:05 pm    0

Sunday saw the Erie SeaWolves win their fifth straight game. Barely. The New Britain Rock Cats rallied from a four-run deficit over the last two innings, but Erie reliever Robbie Weinhardt persevered for his sixth save. The SeaWolves’ 4-3 victory at New Britain Stadium concluded a 5-1 road trip that left them 34-33 going into…

 

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