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Lithuanian pitcher hopes to make history

April 10, 2016 By Cory Giger Arguably the greatest baseball movie ever made, “The Natural,” was based in part on a Lithuanian-American major league player named Eddie Waitkus. more »»

Curve pitching off to slow start

April 9, 2016 Curve pitching dominated at the beginning of last season, putting up some ridiculous numbers, but so far this year it’s been a much different story. more »»

Curve fall on long, rainy night

April 8, 2016 By Michael Boytim It rained through most of the game. more »»

Franchise’s 1999 team fondly recalls Altoona

April 8, 2016 Paul Ah Yat is from Hawaii, where the water is crystal clear, so his hilarious story from his days in central PA makes perfect sense. more »»

First start honor goes to Creasy

April 7, 2016 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

First-round pick McGuire set for Double-A debut

April 6, 2016 Young catchers bear a heavy burden in the minor leagues, that of balancing myriad responsibilities learning how to help develop a pitching staff, while also trying to find their way as an offensive... more »»

Pitching coach balances time with sons in clubhouse

April 6, 2016 Kids have always been around baseball clubhouses, in the majors and minors, and it was really never much of an issue until last month. more »»

Top picks headline roster

April 5, 2016 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Curve to rely on strong outfield, solid bullpen

March 28, 2016 The Curve will be without center fielder Austin Meadows, their most highly touted prospect, when the season begins next week, but the outfield still figures to be a strong one for the club. more »»

Leap-year promotion on Feb. 29

February 23, 2016 The Altoona Curve will release single-game tickets with a “29-Hour Leap Day Sale” beginning Monday, complete with an accompanying merchandise sale. Beginning at 9 a.m. more »»

Cole suffers small setback

February 20, 2016 From Mirror, wire reports BRADENTON, Fla. — On the first day of spring training, Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole already was behind schedule. more »»

'She loved the Curve games:' Fan who never missed home game passes

January 31, 2016 Susie Mielnik truly was in a league of her own when it comes to minor league baseball, and what she accomplished as an Altoona Curve fan for 17 seasons is one of the most incredible feats imaginable... more »»

Pirates set ticket schedule

January 30, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the public on-sale for individual game tickets for the 2016 season will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. more »»

Pirates pick Cora for Curve

December 16, 2015 The Pirates have long thought very highly of Joey Cora, even interviewing him for their big league manager job eight years ago before hiring John Russell. more »»

Curve boosters hosting Tekulve

October 21, 2015 Former Pirates pitcher and current broadcaster Kent Tekulve will be the featured guest at the annual Altoona Curve Booster Club members dinner Oct. 29 at The Casino at Lakemont Par. more »»

Minor league miracles

October 6, 2015 The Pirates are starting the wrong pitcher in tomorrow’s National League wild-card game against Jake Arrieta and the Cubs. It should be Yoslan Herrera instead of Gerrit Cole. OK, not really. more »»

Curve up for top minor league honor

October 1, 2015 The Altoona Curve were selected as the Eastern League’s nominee for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, Minor League Baseball’s top honor, as announced by the league on Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Curve eliminated by Bowie in four games

September 13, 2015 BOWIE, Md. — It’s easy to look at a year when a team doesn’t win a championship as a disappointment. “It’s a matter of how you look at success,” Curve manager Tom Prince said. more »»

Ex-Curve player keys Bowie win

September 12, 2015 By Cory Giger BOWIE, Md. — Quincy Latimore always has a smile on his face, always engages in pleasant conversation, always boosts the spirits of those around him. more »»

Covering the bases

September 12, 2015 LEADING OFF: This has been a disastrous series for the Curve’s starting rotation, which has a 9.49 ERA, giving up 13 earned runs in 121?3 inning. more »»

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