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Curve Charities Inaugural Gala Set For Saturday, February 4

Curve Alumni Neil Walker Headlines the Roaring Twenties Themed Gala
November 7, 2022

CURVE, PA –Altoona Curve Charities, a 501c3 organization, are pleased to announce the inaugural Curve Charities Roaring Twenties Gala on Saturday, February 4 will take place at the Jaffa Shrine. The fundraiser features a special appearance from Curve alumni and former Pittsburgh Pirate Neil Walker as well as live music

Endy Rodriguez and Quinn Priester Named Pirates Organizational Award Winners for Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year

Rodriguez earned the organization’s Honus Wagner Player-of-the-Year Award and Priester took home the organization's Bob Friend Pitcher-of-the-Year Award
November 10, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the organization’s award-winners for the Honus Wagner Player-of-the-Year Award and Bob Friend Pitcher-of-the-Year Award on Thursday. Catcher Endy Rodriguez earned the organization’s Honus Wagner Play-of-the-Year Award after leading the organization in batting average (.323), on-base percentage (.407), slugging (.590), OPS (.997), hits (148),

Luis Ortiz and Coach Jonathan Prieto Named Pirates Organizational Award Winners

Ortiz made his major league debut with Pittsburgh after opening the season with Altoona
November 9, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the organization’s award-winners for the Manny Sanguillen Teammates-of-the-Year and the Danny Murtaugh Coach-of-the-Year on Wednesday. Right-hander Luis Ortiz earned the organization’s Manny Sanguillen Teammates-of-the-Year Award, sharing the honor with infielder Luis Gonzalez. Ortiz finished second among Pirates minor leaguers with 138 strikeouts in

Matt Gorski, Tyler Samaniego, and Jared Triolo Take Home Pirates Organizational Awards

Each spent the majority of their 2022 season with the Curve
November 8, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the organization’s award-winners for the Willie Stargell Slugger-of-the-Year, Kent Tekulve Reliever-of-the-Year, Bill Mazeroski Defender-of-the-Year and Omar Moreno Baserunner-of-the-Year on Tuesday. Matt Gorski was named the Willie Stargell Slugger-of-the-Year after hitting 24 home runs in 81 games in his 2022 season which included stops

Curve Welcome Six Staff Members To New Positions 

Opening Day for the 25th season of Curve Baseball is set for Thursday, April 6
October 28, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are pleased to announce several additions to their full-time staff including several promotions for current staff members. The Curve are thrilled to welcome Michelle Gravert to the position of Assistant General Manager, becoming the first woman to hold

Curve Announce Home Game Times and Fireworks Dates for 2023 Campaign at Peoples Natural Gas Field

Opening Day for the 25th season of Curve Baseball is set for Thursday, April 6
October 24, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are pleased to announce home game times and fireworks dates for the 2023 season. The 2022 season will once again feature 6:00 p.m. start times for many of the team’s games at Peoples Natural Gas Field with 18

Curve Reveal 25th Season Logo For 2023 Campaign at Peoples Natural Gas Field 

Opening Day is slated for Thursday, April 6
October 10, 2022

CURVE, PA – The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are pleased to celebrate 25 seasons of Curve baseball at Peoples Natural Gas Field in 2023 and announced on Monday their 25th Anniversary Logo. The logo features a silver and red design representing the team’s Silver Season and

Curve Charities To Support Local Youth Programs and Organizations That Promote Exercise, Health, Activity and Education 

Curve Charities Grant Program will accept grant applications beginning on October 1
September 30, 2022

CURVE, PA – Altoona Curve Charities, a 501c3 organization devoted to supporting local youth programs and organizations, is pleased to announce that Grant Applications are available now to area non-profits that promote healthy living for the betterment of youth and community. The 2023 Grant Program will accept applications from nonprofit

Curve Set Stolen Base Record in Final Game of 2022 Season

Altoona scores six unanswered runs but falls 9-8 to Reading.
September 18, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Henry Davis stole third base in eighth inning to set Altoona’s single-season team stolen base record as Altoona fell in the season finale to Reading, 9-8, on Sunday at PNG Field. Davis’s stolen base was the 160th of the season for the Curve, passing the mark set

Triolo, Ortiz, Flowers, Thomas and Alvarez Take Home 2022 Team Awards

Each award was presented prior to Saturday’s game with Reading
September 17, 2022

CURVE, PA – Prior to Altoona’s penultimate game of the 2022 season, the Curve are pleased to announce their 2022 recipients for their team awards. Infielder Jared Triolo was named the team’s Most Valuable Player, relievers J.C. Flowers and Tahnaj Thomas were named the team’s Firemen of the Year, right-hander

Curve Pound Painter in Friday Night Win

Henry Davis and Nick Gonzales both homer in the win.
September 16, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Nick Gonzales and Henry Davis both launched home runs off Phillies top prospect Andrew Painter in the first inning as Altoona defeated Reading, 5-1, on Friday night at PNG Field. Entering Friday night, Painter had been statistically one of the best pitchers in Minor League Baseball. The

Corporate Bullpen Shuts Down Curve Bats in Workplace Night Defeat

Altoona officially eliminated from playoff contention with the loss.
September 15, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Quinn Priester allowed a career-high seven runs on eight hits as Reading avenged its shoutout loss from Wednesday night with a shutout win over Altoona, 9-0, Thursday night at PNG Field. Reading scored twice off Priester in the second inning and five more times in the fourth,

Curve Pound The Fightin’ Out of the Phils in Shutout Win

Kyle Nicolas, Nick Dombkowski, and Austin Roberts combine for fifth shutout win of the season.
September 14, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Matt Gorski went 3-for-5 with three RBI and Kyle Nicolas tossed 5.2 scoreless frames as Altoona shutout Reading, 8-0, on Wednesday night at PNG Field. Liover Peguero smashed his 10th home run of the season in the third inning for Altoona, a solo shot to get the

Curve Capitalize Off Five-Run Frame in Tuesday Victory

Endy Rodriguez has another three-hit, two-RBI performance in the win.
September 13, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Endy Rodriguez knocked his second RBI-double of the game and Connor Scott cleared the bases on a three-run single as Altoona scored five runs off the Reading bullpen to pick up a Tuesday night win, 9-4, over the Reading Fightin’ Phils at PNG Field. The game was

Quinn Priester Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Priester allowed just four baserunners in seven innings in his start at Erie
September 12, 2022

CURVE, PA – Right-hander Quinn Priester has been named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending September 11, 2022. Priester needed just 75 pitches to match his career-high with 7.0 scoreless innings on Friday night at UPMC Park. In his lone outing of the week he

Curve Fall in Extras to Erie on Sunday

Liover Peguero hit his ninth home run of the season in the Curve loss.
September 11, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Liover Peguero crushed his ninth home run of the season and the Curve rallied for two extra-inning leads, but Altoona managed just two hits and lost on a walk-off sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, 6-5, on Sunday at UPMC Park. Altoona rallied for runs in the

Shackelford Climbs Curve Home Run List in Saturday Thrashing of Erie

Aaron Shackelford hits 26th home run of season in series-clinching win for Altoona.
September 10, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Aaron Shackelford smashed his 26th home run of the season, moving him into sole possession of second place all-time in single-season home runs in Curve history as the Curve defeated Erie, 13-6, to clinch the series at UPMC Park Saturday afternoon. The Curve scored 13 runs on

Priester Shines Under Friday Night Lights

Malcom Nuñez picked up three hits in the victory
September 9, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Quinn Priester matched his career-high with seven scoreless innings and Altoona picked up their third win in four games to begin their series at UPMC Park with a 3-1 win over Erie on Friday night. With Bowie’s loss to Richmond on Friday night, Altoona stands 3.5 games

10 Hits Not Enough For Altoona’s Offense in Thursday Defeat

Brad Case struck out a season-high-matching five batters in relief for the Curve.
September 8, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Altoona’s offense strung together 10 hits on Thursday night but could only work two unearned runs in the contest as the Curve dropped their first game this week to Erie, 9-2, at UPMC Park. Endy Rodriguez, Connor Scott, and Andres Alvarez each recorded two hits in the

Selby Slams the Door in the Tenth for Curve’s Fourth-Straight Win

September 7, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Colin Selby preserved a one-run lead in the bottom of the tenth inning for Altoona to earn his eighth save of the season and give the Curve the win, 2-1, over Erie at UPMC Park. With the game tied at 1-1 in the top of the tenth,

Rodriguez Remains Hot in Tuesday Curve Win

Endy Rodriguez finishes with three hits, two RBI in the win.
September 6, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – Endy Rodriguez continued his hot streak at the plate with three hits and two RBI on Tuesday night as the Curve defeated the Erie SeaWolves, 8-1, at UPMC Park to open a six-game series. Rodriguez hit two doubles in the contest, both scoring a run on the

Alvarez Sees 20/20 in Series-Clinching Victory for Altoona

Andres Alvarez becomes first player in Curve history with 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in a season.
September 4, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Andres Alvarez slugged his 20th home run of the season and Nick Gonzales added three hits as the Curve took the series over Akron with a Sunday victory, 5-2, at PNG Field. It was a historic shot for Alvarez, who became the first player in Altoona Curve

Early Touchdown Supports Strong Priester Performance in Curve Win

Liover Peguero picks up four hits in the win for Altoona.
September 3, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Liover Peguero recorded his second four-hit game of the season, while Quinn Priester tossed six strong innings for Altoona in a win over Akron, 7-1, on Saturday night at PNG Field. The Curve scored seven runs over the first two innings of the game off Akron starter

Pair of Homers Not Enough for Altoona on Friday Night

Endy Rodriguez and Aaron Shackelford hit home runs for the Curve in the loss.
September 2, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Endy Rodriguez homered for the second game in a row, but Akron picked up eight runs on 10 hits to defeat Altoona, 8-4, on Friday night at PNG Field. Rodriguez’s eighth home run with Altoona came in the first inning, an opposite-field solo shot off Gavin Williams

Endy’s Electric in Curve Thursday Night Win

Endy Rodriguez hits two home runs in the win for Altoona
September 1, 2022

CURVE, Pa. – Endy Rodriguez hit two home runs and Nick Gonzales recorded three hits as the Curve took advantage of four Akron errors and defeated the RubberDucks, 13-7, on Thursday night at PNG Field. Altoona scored six runs in the bottom of the third inning off Thomas Ponticelli and