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Altoona Curve Game Information: August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016 - YESTERDAY: The Curve put together their most lopsided victory of the season to date with a 13-1 defeat of the Binghamton Mets. Edwin Espinal went 3-for-5 with a homer, a double and five RBIs. Kevin Newman started the scor- ing in the first inning with a triple, and Espinal followed with a two-run homer to put the Curve ahead, 3-0. The Curve plated fours runs in the second, one in the third and a run in the fifth. In the eighth, Espinal hit a two-run double, and Barrett Barnes followed with a two-run homer, his eighth thi... Full Story

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Espinal Drives in Five Runs to Pace Curve in Rout over B-Mets

August 29, 2016 - Edwin Espinal drove in five runs for the Altoona Curve, including a two-run home run in the first inning, in a 13-1 rout over the Binghamton Mets on Monday night at PNG Field. Espinal's blast came off Rainy Lara (Loss, 7-11) and capped a three-run frame for the Curve. Espinal also drove in a run while reaching on a Rainy fielding error in the second and struck a two-run double in the eighth inning. The twelve-run margin of victory marks the largest win ever for Altoona (73-60) over Binghamton (61-72), and marks the lar... Full Story

Barnes Named Eastern League Player of the Week

August 29, 2016 - CURVE, Pa. - Altoona Curve outfielder Barrett Barnes has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week for August 22-28, the league announced on Monday afternoon. It marks the second Player of the Week selection for Barnes this month. Barnes hit .409 (9-for-22) over six games with three home runs, two doubles and seven RBIs last week. Rated as the No. 30 prospect in the Pittsburgh system by, Barnes currently sits tied for third in the Eastern League with a .311 batting average for the season. He has also add... Full Story

Allie Walks Curve off in 14th Inning for 5-4 Win over SeaWolves

August 28, 2016 - CURVE, Pa. - Stetson Allie delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 14th to give the Altoona Curve a 5-4 victory over the Erie SeaWolves in front 8,767 fans, the tenth-largest crowd in Peoples Natural Gas Field history, on Saturday night. Allie recorded his second walk-off winner this season for Altoona, and his first walk-off hit in 2016. Altoona (72-60) won its ninth game over the last ten played against Erie (57-76) and hold a 13-8 record against the SeaWolves this season. Tomas Morales set the table in t... Full Story

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League: Eastern League
Home: Altoona, Pennsylvania
Class: AA
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
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