All posts tagged "Alfredo Amezaga"

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: January 16

    On this date in 1948 the Pittsburgh Pirates purchased third baseman Eddie Bockman from the Cleveland Indians. He had started his career in the minors in 1939 but before he could make his major league debut he spent three years serving in the military during WWII. When he returned he played briefly...

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    Winter League Playoffs 1/12 — Hernandez On A Roll; Welch Too

    Pirates' players and friends in winter league action on Thursday:   DOMINICAN LEAGUE Gigantes del Cibao  6,  Aguilas Cibaenas  4 A 4-run 5th inning made the difference for Los Gigantes.  Both teams scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning -- Los Gigantes with a walk, three singles, and a ground out double...

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    Winter League Playoffs 1/4 — Hernandez Homers

    The Puerto Rican League season ends today, with their playoffs beginning over the weekend.  Meanwhile the other Caribbean leagues continue in playoff mode.  In other news, SS Pedro Ciriaco has signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox.   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Navegantes del Magallanes  3,  Tigres de Aragua  2 Los Navegantes...

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    Winter Leagues 10/27 — (Everyone Is Watching Game 6)

    Just a little bit of winter league action for Pirates' players and friends today... the Dominican League had a scheduled day off. VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Caribes de Anzoategui  3,  Bravos de Margarita  1 Not a lot of offense in this game -- just 2 hits for Los Bravos and 6 hits for Los...

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    Winter Meetings Notebook: Rule 5 Draft Preview

    Rodriguez is one of the top options available in the Rule 5 draft. Day three of the winter meetings wrapped up without any moves being made by the Pittsburgh Pirates, although we did have several rumors and updates about players the Pirates are talking to.  Day four will almost certainly bring at...

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    Pirates Interested in Bartolo Colon, Alfredo Amezaga

    Colon has lost 40 pounds and is pitching well, but after quitting on his last two teams he wouldn't be an ideal fit for the Pirates. Dejan Kovacevic has an update this morning from the Winter Meetings, with two new players that the Pirates are interested in. -The Pirates have scouted Bartolo...

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