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Access to Peoples Natural Gas Field suspended indefinitely

Beginning of Minor League Baseball season to be delayed
March 12, 2020

CURVE, Pa. – Due to health concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) and statements made by Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball to delay the start of the 2020 season, the Altoona Curve are suspending access to Peoples Natural Gas Field until further notice beginning on Friday, March 13. Minor

Curve Announce 2020 Promotional Schedule

Dates for bobbleheads, celebrity appearances, giveaways and fireworks are solidified for 2020 season
March 6, 2020

CURVE, Pa. – The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, announced the full 2020 promotional calendar on Friday for the team’s 22nd season. The franchise will treat the patrons of Peoples Natural Gas Field to 25 FIREWORKS displays, 10 giveaways including three bobbleheads, four specialty jerseys, five celebrity

Curve round out front office roster for 2020

10 staff members are new additions or take new role in the organization
February 28, 2020

CURVE, Pa. – The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, announced on Friday several offseason changes to their front office staff ahead of the 2020 baseball season. Current employees Michelle Anna and Annie Choiniere have taken new roles on staff between the 2019 and 2020 seasons and join

Curve Fest slated for March 7 at PNG Field

Event kicks off sale of Individual game tickets
February 7, 2020

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve will host Curve Fest, presented by Ravine, at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will mark the first chance for fans to purchase 2020 individual game tickets and will feature special ticket offers, an

Curve extend partnership with flagship radio station

Lightner Communications to carry full schedule through 2022
January 24, 2020

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, along with Lightner Communications announced a three-year extension through 2022 on Friday for Talk Radio 98.5 WRTA and 1240 AM to continue as the flagship radio home of the Altoona Curve Radio Network.

New coaching staff to lead Curve in 2020

Dave Turgeon named 11th manager in Curve history
January 22, 2020

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Senior Director of Minor League Operations Larry Broadway, announced the Double-A affiliate's field staff for the 2020 season on Thursday. The new staff will be led by manager Dave Turgeon, who becomes the 11th manager in franchise

Curve to hold National Anthem Tryouts for 2020 season

Open auditions coming to Logan Valley Mall in Altoona and Country Club Mall in Cumberland, Md.
January 9, 2020

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve will hold open auditions for National Anthem performers at Country Club Mall in Cumberland, Md. on February 1 and Altoona's Logan Valley Mall on February 8, the team announced on Thursday. Both tryout sessions begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. followed by singing from 10

Curve's Bob Lozinak to be crowned King of Baseball

Team owner, founder of professional baseball in Altoona will be honored at 2019 Winter Meetings
November 4, 2019

CURVE, Pa. - Altoona Curve owner and founder Bob Lozinak will be crowned 2019 King of Baseball at next month's Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Minor League Baseball announced on Monday. The King of Baseball is a long-standing tradition in which Minor League Baseball recognizes a veteran of professional baseball

VA Medical Center, Curve host veterans recognition event

Curve to present donation for 75th Anniversary of D-Day specialty jersey auction
November 7, 2019

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve and James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center will hold a joint veterans recognition event on Friday, November 8 at 9 a.m. in the second floor auditorium at the VA's Pleasant Valley Boulevard location.The Curve will present a donation to assist in approving the quality

Marvel tabbed Pirates Minor League Pitcher of the Year

Altoona's Opening Day starter named organization's Pitcher of the Year, Mason Martin awarded Player of the Year
September 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates named former Altoona Curve right-hander James Marvel as their Minor League Pitcher of the Year for the 2019 season, the club announced on Wednesday. Marvel started the season with the Curve and won a Double-A-best nine games before he was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis on July

Robles named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Curve left-hander honored for dominant end of season
September 3, 2019

CURVE, Pa. - Altoona Curve left-handed pitcher Domingo Robles has been named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for August 26-September 2, the league announced on Tuesday.Over two starts, Robles went 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA (1 ER/14 IP), struck out 14 hitters and walked one. His ERA for the week

Curve close season with 1-0 loss at Harrisburg

Taylor's solo homer breaks up Brady's no-no, sinks Curve in season finale
September 2, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Altoona Curve starter Sean Brady held the Harrisburg Senators hitless until a two-out, solo home run from Michael A. Taylor accounted for the only run of a 1-0 Senators win at FNB Field on Monday.The Curve (69-71, 33-39) close their 21st season with a record of 69-71

Sanchez, Senators blank Curve on Sunday

Harrisburg starter throws seven hitless innings, outduels Vasquez
September 1, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Altoona Curve were shut out, 3-0, by the Harrisburg Senators at FNB Field on Sunday.The Senators' (75-63, 33-35) starting pitcher, Mario Sanchez (Win, 10-5), did not allow a hit to the Curve (69-70, 33-38) over seven innings. He struck out a season-best 10 hitters and faced

Harrisburg scores 11 in seventh to beat Curve

Robles deals over five innings, Suiter pitches 1.1 scoreless innings
August 31, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Altoona Curve were upended, 14-7, by the Harrisburg Senators at FNB Field on Saturday.The Curve (69-69, 33-37) held a 5-1 lead through five innings before the Senators (74-63, 32-35) tagged Altoona's bullpen for 13 runs in the sixth and seventh.

Curve shut down by McGowin, Senators

Four-game winning streak broken up on Friday
August 30, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Harrisburg Senators halted a four-game winning streak for the Altoona Curve in a 4-1 decision at FNB Field on Friday.Senators (73-63, 31-35) starter Kyle McGowin (Win, 1-1) stifled the Curve (69-68, 33-36) through seven scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and struck out 11 without walking a