SeaWolves pregame notes for July 14

   July 14, 2011 2:46 pm    Comments Off

Starting lineups for Thursday’s Eastern League game between the Altoona Curve and the Erie SeaWolves at Jerry Uht Park: Altoona Curve (37-52): 1. Starling Marte CF, 2. Brock Holt 2B, 3. Josh Rodriguez SS, 4. Andrew Lambo RF, 5. Tony Sanchez C, 6. Matt Curry 1B, 7. Kris Watts DH, 8. Brad Chalk LF, 9….


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Erie quartet contributes to All-Star winners

   July 13, 2011 8:35 pm    Comments Off

The Erie SeaWolves’ Justin Henry grounded a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning, which capped the scoring for the Western Division in its 8-3 victory over the Eastern Division in Wednesday’s Eastern League All-Star Game at New Hampshire. A crowd of 7,517 watched some of the league’s elite compete at Northeast Delta…


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Guillen not enough to aid Erie

   July 11, 2011 8:19 pm    Comments Off

Detroit Tigers infielder Carlos Guillen was the star in the Erie SeaWolves’ lineup Monday. Guillen, playing for the SeaWolves in a one-game rehabilitation assignment, singled in four at-bats at Akron. However, his presence wasn’t enough to ground the Aeros, who won 6-3 at Canal Park. The outcome left Erie 43-47 going into the Eastern League’s…


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Carlos Guillen to rehab with ‘Wolves

   July 10, 2011 9:21 pm    Comments Off

Detroit Tigers infielder Carlos Guillen will make a cameo appearance with the Erie SeaWolves on Monday night. Guillen, who’s recovering from off-season microfracture surgery to his left knee, told the Toledo Blade that he has a one-game rehabilitation assignment scheduled with the SeaWolves when they take on the Akron Aeros in their 7:05 p.m. Eastern…


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SeaWolves stop losing streaks

   July 10, 2011 2:48 pm    Comments Off

The Erie SeaWolves must win more on the road to prove they’ve solved that collective problem. For now, though, they’ll enjoy Sunday’s 10-4 victory over the Akron Aeros at Canal Park. The final not only ended Erie’s season-long, six-game losing streak, but a 10-game drought away from Jerry Uht Park. Before Sunday, the SeaWolves’ last…


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Fantasy beat: Now’s the best chance to trade Derek Jeter

   July 9, 2011 9:17 pm    Comments Off

Derek Jeter has his 3,000 hits. That’s quite an accomplishment for quite a player. However, the Yankees can have him. I have no need for a slap-hitting middle infielder (3 HRs this season) in the twilight of his career in my fantasy baseball lineup. Sure, he’s The Captain. He’s a smart player. He plays the…


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Erie’s road drought reaches double digits

   July 9, 2011 8:22 pm    Comments Off

The Erie SeaWolves welcomed back shortstop Audy Ciriaco and catcher John Murrian to their active roster Saturday. Not as welcome? The teams’ sixth straight loss. Akron batted around for six runs in the sixth inning of its 8-6 victory over the SeaWolves at Canal Park. The outcome not only extended Erie’s current losing streak, but…


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Turner, Martinez fly to Phoenix

   July 9, 2011 2:39 pm    Comments Off

Erie SeaWolves starting pitcher Jacob Turner and third baseman Francisco Martinez were placed on the temporary inactive list before the team’s Saturday night game at Akron. Turner and Martinez were headed for Phoenix, where they’re scheduled to play in Sunday’s XM Futures Game, a warmup for Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Turner was chosen…


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Ballpark death puts stadium railings in spotlight

   July 8, 2011 10:54 pm    Comments Off

The accident involving a fan who fell to his death at a Texas Rangers game was indeed a tragedy. When 39-year-old Rangers fan Shannon Stone reached for a foul ball thrown by Josh Hamilton, he leaned too far over the railing and dropped 20 feet after catching the ball Thursday. The accident brings into question…


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SeaWolves still vanquished as visitors

   July 8, 2011 7:49 pm    Comments Off

Next week’s Eastern League All-Star break can’t arrive fast enough for the Erie SeaWolves, who saw two losing streaks extended Friday night at Akron. The Aeros, shut out by Erie starter Jay Voss over the first six innings at Canal Park, chased the left-hander in the midst of their four-run seventh. Their eventual 4-1 victory…


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