The Altoona Mirror Gigeren-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 08:43:59 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 08:43:59 EDT dump should not have included McGuirehttp://www.altoonamirror.com's no mistaking exactly what this really is: A salary dump. The Pirates needed to get rid of Francisco Liriano's huge salary, so they actually gave up more than they should have to entice a team to take him. The Toronto Blue Jays took the deal.Tue, 2 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTBarbour's concerns justified, but might fall on deaf earshttp://www.altoonamirror.com a perfect sports world of friendly, always respectful competitors, as well as patient, realistic fans, Sandy Barbour would not have had to make the comments she did about some of the issues facing the Penn State football program.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTCurve valuable to areahttp://www.altoonamirror.com of us take the simplest things for granted, such as having a comfortable bed to sleep in at night. Not all kids have that, however, which is why an event that took place following Sunday's Curve game was cool to see.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTMinor leaguers deserve more moneyhttp://www.altoonamirror.com overall salary structure in minor league baseball is an absolute joke, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred doesn't appear to have any intention of helping out thousands of young players around the country who don't even make a livable wage.Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTGiger: Young prospects spark Bucshttp://www.altoonamirror.com a breath of fresh air these terrific young prospects have been for the Buccos, and it's not a coincidence the team has rebounded the past few weeks since they've arrived.Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT