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Altoona Curve

It’s all in the family: Slugger’s relatives help with success

Growing up in a baseball family, Curve first baseman Mason Martin always had a love for the game. Martin’s grandfather, Neil Martin, played baseball at Florida State and for several minor league teams in the early 1960s, including affiliates of the Los Angeles Angles and San Francisco ...

Martin adds another highlight with walk-off

The Curve registered only four hits on Friday night, but it was the two in the ninth inning that proved to be the most important. Left fielder Canaan Smith-Njigba singled before designated hitter Mason Martin crushed a two-run, walk-off home run to center field, giving Altoona the 4-3 ...

Mitchell guesses right: Curve outfielder hits game-winning home run

In the eighth inning of a tie game, Curve right fielder Cal Mitchell stepped to the plate looking for his first hit of the night. After three pitches, Mitchell really settled into the batter’s box. “I figured he wasn’t really landing his off-speed pitches — he just beat me with a ...

Curve continue to struggle at PNG Field

For the second consecutive night, late-inning offense propelled Harrisburg past the Curve. The Senators scored the game-winning run in the sixth inning and added three insurance runs in the eighth to defeat Altoona, 6-2, at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Wednesday night. The Curve have now ...

Pirates plan to give Cruz some work in the outfield

There have long been questions about whether prized shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz will start seeing time in the outfield, and that process is going to start getting under way while Cruz is still with the Curve this season. “It’s not a position change at all,” Curve manager Miguel Perez ...

Curve collapse in ninth inning in setback at home

Next stop Tonight: Harrisburg at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Pitchers: Curve RHP Travis MacGregor (1-1, 4.21) vs. Sens RHP Luis Reyes (3-4, 5.09) Record: 25-17 Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 & FM-98.5 By Matthew Knaub For the Mirror The Curve defense made some costly mistakes on Tuesday night at ...