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Three-run advantage not enough for Curve

April 12, 2014 RICHMOND, Va. — Exactly one year ago Friday, on April 11, 2013, the Curve last moved above .500 with a 4-3 record. The rest of last season was miserable, as the team finished 63-79. more »»

Curve spoil the big party

April 11, 2014 From Mirror reports RICHMOND, Va. more »»

Late rally falls short as Curve lose to Ducks

April 10, 2014 The Curve had 10 hits, including six for extra bases, on Thursday night, but they were wasted. more »»

Garcia homer memorable

April 9, 2014 Willy Garcia will never forget his first hit in Double-A, even if it did take him a little longer than he had hoped to get it. more »»

Covering the bases

April 8, 2014 LEADING OFF: The Curve were rained out Monday night against Akron at Peoples Natural Gas Field. It’s the third rainout the team has had in the first five days of the season. more »»

Taillon out next 12-18 months

April 7, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Jameson Taillon, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ No. 1 pitching prospect, will have elbow ligament replacement surgery that will push his development back 12 to 18 months. more »»

A strange way to get first victory

April 7, 2014 Some strange situations occur in baseball, and one of them unfolded Sunday afternoon as the Curve picked up their first win of the season. more »»

Tommy John surgery not as bad as it used to be

April 7, 2014 Curve pitcher Tyler Sample had Tommy John surgery when he was just 15 years old, which sounds crazy, but only if you still consider the procedure to be very dangerous and career threatening. more »»

Tough way to start season

April 6, 2014 It took a couple of extra days for the Curve to finally get to play baseball, but opening night did not go well for the team’s 16th season. more »»

Slugger Allie arrives in Altoona, ready to join lineup

April 5, 2014 As a pitcher, Stetson Allie had something eye-popping — a 98 mile-per hour fastball — that compelled the Pittsburgh Pirates to draft him in the second round and give him a more than $2 million... more »»

Curve GM gets to meet his childhood hero

April 5, 2014 Meeting a sports celebrity is cool and all, but it’s extra special getting the chance to meet a childhood hero. Curve general manager Rob Egan grew up in Michigan and was a huge Tigers fan. more »»

Covering the bases

April 5, 2014 LEADING OFF: Cameron Heyward’s appearance at PNG Field was postponed until the game against Richmond on Saturday, April 19. more »»

Curve OF keeping fallen friend’s memory alive

April 4, 2014 Evan Chambers, a beloved and respected member of the Pirates organization who lost his life far too early last year at the age of 24, will be with the Curve in spirit this season thanks to a good... more »»

Curve have major questions on offense

April 3, 2014 Lookie, lookie, lookie here: The Man is coming back to Altoona for tonight’s season opener. more »»

Covering the bases

April 3, 2014 Covering the bases LEADING OFF: The Curve are 6-9 all-time on opening day and will try to improve that record tonight. more »»

Kingham continues to improve

April 2, 2014 Nick Kingham was better in high-A than he was at low-A, and he was better his first time in Double-A last year than he was at high-A. That’s pretty rare in the minor league. more »»

Curve FanFest set for Tuesday

March 30, 2014 Altoona Curve fans are invited to attend Curve FanFest 2014 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Lane: Good times, optimism prevailed again in Florida

March 30, 2014 BRADENTON, Fla. — Another Florida vacation is in the books. We had a little bit of everything this winter — good baseball, bad baseball, good weather, bad weathe. more »»

Prospects highlight of roster

March 29, 2014 BRADENTON, Fla. — The Curve’s opening-day roster will include two of the Pirates’ top 10 prospects, but for now it does not include slugging first baseman Stetson Allie. more »»

Curve spotlight on RHP Nick Kingham

March 27, 2014 Vegas (not) vacation: So many people visit Las Vegas, but you rarely seem to encounter people who are actually from there. more »»

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