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Altoona Curve

It’s been a long wait for pitcher MacGregor

Minor leaguers everywhere had to wait a long time to be able to play baseball again this season. Then there’s Curve pitcher Travis MacGregor, who had to wait an excruciatingly long time. When MacGregor takes the mound to start tonight against Bowie at Peoples Natural Gas Field, it will be ...

Balance must include both winning and development

First stop Tonight: Bowie at Altoona, 6 p.m. Pitchers: Curve RHP Roansy Contreras (0-0) vs. Baysox LHP D.L.Hall (0-0) Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 & 98.5-FM The Curve have lived a charmed existence as a franchise when it comes to winning, which isn’t the most important thing in the minor ...

Cruz to start in Altoona

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ No. 2 prospect, infielder Oneil Cruz, highlights the 28-man Altoona Curve opening-day roster, which was announced Friday. Other top 30 prospects on the roster include pitcher Cody Bolton (No. 6), infielder Ji-Hwan Bae (No. 9), infielder Mason Martin (No. 16), ...

Curve hopeful for more fans later

With the Curve set to open the season May 4, many fans may be wondering what they should expect with regards to tickets and attending games at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Following is a Q&A with Curve general manager Derek Martin focusing on ticket policies and safety protocols. Q: How ...

Limited Curve single-game tickets going on sale

The Altoona Curve announced that a limited number of single-game tickets for May home games will be made available for sale beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Fans can purchase tickets at the Curve box office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, and Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., online or by ...

Players anxious to start

Their game was taken away from them last year. Their passion. Their life’s work, by and large, since they were 4 or 5 years old. They are ecstatic to have it back. “No doubt,” new Curve manager Miguel Perez said. “The appreciation for the game definitely went up big time, just the ...