From the Booth: One Year in Curve, Pa.

By Garett Mansfield 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 👌 — 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 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 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 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

2018 Arizona Fall League recap

  By Garett Mansfield The 2018 Arizona Fall League season came to a close last month and officially sent seven members of the Pirates developmental system into their off-seasons. What made this group different than past AFL campaigns was each player finished the 2018 season with the Curve. Cole Tucker, Will Craig, Bryan Reynolds, Geoff Hartlieb, … More 2018 Arizona Fall League recap