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Cubs hire ex-Pirates P CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs hired former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Moskos as their assistant pitching coach on Monday. The 35-year-old Moskos will assist pitching coach Tommy Hottovy on the staff of manager David Ross. He spent the past two seasons ...

Curve home game times set for 2022

The Altoona Curve announced game times for all games slated for the 2022 season at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Monday. “The 2022 season is shaping up to be one of the most fun seasons in franchise history,” Curve General Manager Nate Bowen said. “By sharing our game times for the ’22 ...

Help finally arrives for MiLB players

One of the most important bit of news in minor league baseball history came out Sunday afternoon, with a wonderful announcement that was long, long overdue. Starting next season, Major League Baseball will provide housing for minor leaguers in every city. The players no longer will have to ...

Bowen latest broadcaster turned GM

By Cory Giger For the Mirror Rob Egan pulled it off. So did Jason Dambach. It’s something that’s rare in professional sports, but not when it comes to the Altoona Curve. Now, Nate Bowen will get his opportunity to do the same thing. Bowen came to Altoona eight years ago to be a radio ...

Martin not returning as team GM

By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com “Dad, do you love your job more than you love me?” When he heard his 10-year-old son, Rory, ask him that question a couple of months ago, Derek Martin knew it was the final straw. Martin realized then that he soon would be ending his tenure as the ...

Up and down year for Curve

By Cory Giger For the Mirror This was a highly successful very disappointing season for the Curve. And if that doesn’t make sense at first, it will. This year’s Curve team had a lot of highly rated prospects who will be counted on to help the Pirates turn things around over the next ...