Curve Alums Shine on MLB Opening Day

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com UPDATED: 4/1/19 Baseball is officially back! Major League Baseball’s 2019 season began on Thursday with Curve alumni all over the big league landscape. A total of 28 formal Curve alumni were on a major league roster for Opening Day with six more starting the season on their team’s injured list. Let’s start … More Curve Alums Shine on MLB Opening Day

From the Booth: The newest member of the Curve broadcast team

By Michael Marcantonini AltoonaCurve.com What’s up, Toon Town? It’s been a month and a half since I joined the Altoona Curve as the team’s new Communications & Broadcasting Assistant, and it took until mid-March for me to actually see the diamond at PNG Field. Now that the snow is gone, hopefully baseball weather is on … More From the Booth: The newest member of the Curve broadcast team

Back in Bradenton: Curve Spring Training, Day 3

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com Thursday was the final full day at Pirates camp for the Curve crew. It was another delightful day in the Bradenton sunshine with temperatures topping out around 86 degrees. Skies were partly cloudy and there was a firm breeze to keep the air just right for a comfortable day of criss-crossing town … More Back in Bradenton: Curve Spring Training, Day 3

From the Booth: One Year in Curve, Pa.

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com Today is the one-year anniversary of my move to Altoona. Starting on a chilly morning in Defiance, Ohio, I jammed my car full of essentials and made the six-hour trek to Toon Town. New office 👌 pic.twitter.com/QjDn6rSbEr — Garett Mansfield (@GarettMansfield) February 15, 2018 At the time, it seemed like just another … More From the Booth: One Year in Curve, Pa.

PiratesFest 2019 Recap

  By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com The annual winter fan fest for the Pittsburgh Pirates took place last Saturday, January 26, at PNC Park. Fans had a chance to walk through parts of the ballpark that they normally would not be able to and interacted with Pirates players, coaches and team management. Curve radio broadcaster Garett Mansfield … More PiratesFest 2019 Recap

Who will be the first Curve alum inducted into the Hall of Fame?

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com The Baseball Writers’ Association of America released the Hall of Fame Class of 2019 on Tuesday with four new members getting bronze plaques in July: RHP Mariano Rivera, RHP Roy Halladay, RHP Mike Mussina and DH Edgar Martinez. With the Curve ramping up towards the 21st season in Altoona, the franchise is … More Who will be the first Curve alum inducted into the Hall of Fame?

2018 Winter Meetings/Rule 5 Draft Roundup

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com With the annual Baseball Winter Meetings concluded, a handful of Altoona Curve players of the past were on the move between free agent signings and the Rule 5 Draft. Starting with the more recent names to come through Curve, Pa., Jordan George (2017-18), Connor Joe (2017) and Jason Creasy (2015-16) were all … More 2018 Winter Meetings/Rule 5 Draft Roundup