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Lester and Vera Win Weekly Awards

August 27, 2018

PORTLAND, ME - The Eastern League is pleased to announce the winners of the Eastern League Player of the Week Award and Eastern League Pitcher of the Week Award for the period of August 20th through August 26th.

Vera named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Curve right-hander honored after pair of dominating starts
August 27, 2018

CURVE, Pa. - Altoona Curve right-hander Eduardo Vera has been named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for August 20-26, the league announced on Monday afternoon.

Vera's gem carves out Curve's playoff spot

Pirates righty allows two hits, strikes out nine over 7 2/3 frames
August 26, 2018

Time didn't seem to be on the side of Eduardo Vera as he entered his seventh Minor League season. The 24-year-old was forced to sit out all of 2015 to recover from Tommy John surgery, three years after he signed with the Pirates and two before he cracked full-season ball.With

Takahashi headlines Pitchers of the Week

D-backs prospect wins Cal League award with eight one-hit innings
August 28, 2017

Bo Takahashi fell short of throwing a no-hitter, but it was still more than enough to stand above the rest this week. The D-backs prospect was named the California League's Pitcher of the Week on Monday after taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning of his last start for Class

Honored: Vera tabbed as Pitcher of the Week

Power pitcher becomes first West Virginia player to be recognized for weekly award in 2017
August 28, 2017

CHARLESTON, WV (August 28, 2017) - West Virginia Power starting pitcher Eduardo Vera has been named as the South Atlantic League Pitcher-of-the-Week for the week of August 21-27, 2017. League president Eric Krupa gave Vera the honor as the first Power pitcher this season to win the award. The last

Power's Vera rebounds, flirts with history

Pirates righty loses seven-inning no-hit bid with one out to go
August 23, 2017

Getting tagged for 11 earned runs over his past two starts taught Eduardo Vera a hard lesson."My last two outings, I was throwing a lot of pitches on the outside," he said. "The other teams knew I was coming with fastballs outside, so this time, I was just trying to