All posts tagged "Andy LaRoche"

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    Noris Triples For Mazatlan

    Pirates' players and friends in winter league action....� The Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues begin in less than a week.

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

    Cardinales de Lara� 3,� Tigres de Aragua� 2 -- The first inning was the most important in this game.� Aragua scored one run on a walk, a hit batter, a fly...

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    LaRoche’s Bat Is Quiet In Venezuela

    A quick look at some winter league games involving Pirates' players and friends:

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

    Navegantes del Magallanes� 3,� Bravos de Margarita� 0 -- Margarita just couldn't get anything going in this game.� The only time they had more than one runner on base at a time was in the 1st inning, when...

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    Bass Makes A Venezuelan Start

    Just one game in the Mexican Pacific League last night:

    Naranjeros de Hermosillo 19, Aguilas de Mexicali 1 -- Los Naranjeros did it all on 16 hits, including 2 from former Pirate Humberto Cota, who was playing first base.� Hermosillo scored 11 runs in the 5th inning. They sent 15 batters to the...

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    Noris Returns To Mazatlan

    News for the Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues:

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE:

    Bravos de Margarita� 5,� Tiburones de La Guaira 4 -- Margarita posted 12 hits in this game, but none of them belonged to 3B Andy LaRoche, who was hitless in 4 trips to the plate.� Los Bravos broke a 1-1...

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    Venezuelan and Mexican Pacific Leagues Underway

    Two of the four winter leagues got started on Tuesday.� Some games involving Pirates' players and friends:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE:

    Leones de Caracas� 3,� Tigres de Aragua� 1 -- Caracas scored twice in the bottom of the 1st on two singles and an RBI double, then added an unearned run in the 5th, on...

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    Fall and Winter League Rosters

    The Arizona Fall League begins play today, with seven Pirates' farmhands on the roster for the Mesa Solar Sox.� Players from the Los Angeles Angels, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Chicago Cubs, and the New York Mets will round out the Solar Sox' roster. � Pitchers Brian Leach, Aaron Pribanic, and Justin Wilson...