All posts tagged "Argenis Diaz"

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    Diaz and Fox Continue Hitting In Venezuela; Milledge Joins In

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the Winter Leagues on Thursday...

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE

    Tigres del Licey� 6,� Gigantes del Cibao� 3 -- C Robinzon Diaz singled and doubled, and Indy area native 1B Jake Fox went 3-for-3 with 3 RBI as Licey posted 14 hits.� Licey scored one run in the 2nd, and...

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    Pirates’ Pitchers Busy In Winter Leagues; Morton’s Debut

    Wednesday's winter league games with Pirates' players and friends...

    VENZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 6,� Leones del Caracas� 4 -- Margarita starter Justin Thomas gave up 2 runs in the 2nd inning on a walk and a home run.� He zipped through the 3rd inning, then allowed a single and a walk in the...

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    A Bit Of Winter League Action For Gonzalez

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

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes de Carolina� 10,� Indios de Mayaguez� 8 -- SS Benji Gonzalez got into this game as a late-inning defensive replacement in the 7th inning.� He got one at-bat, but popped out to second base.� Los Gigantes scored 2 runs in...

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    Gimenez and Ryan Continue Hitting But LaRoche Doesn’t

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in winter league games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 4,� Caribes de Anzoategui� 2 -- Former Pirate farmhand Miguel Perez smacked a pinch-hit double in the bottom of the 8th after a single and a walk, driving in two runs to break a 2-2 tie and give...

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    Dominican And Puerto Rican Leagues Begin Play; Noris Homers

    The Dominican and Puerto Rican winter leagues open their seasons tonight.� So far, many of the teams in those leagues have only partial rosters or no rosters posted.

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes de Carolina -- SS Benji Gonzalez (West Virginia Power in 2010), and former Indy Indian (2007) OF Luis Matos.

    Criollos de Caguas...

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    LaRoche Still Struggling At the Plate

    Thursday's winter league action with Pirates' players and friends...� the Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues begin play on Friday.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 3,� Cardinales de Lara� 2� -- 3B Andy LaRoche continued to struggle at the plate, going 0-for-4 for Margarita.� Los Bravos scored one run in the top of the 1st...

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    Bass And Thomas Pitch Well In Venezuela

    Pirates' players and friends in action in the winter leagues on Wednesday...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 5,� Aguilas de Zulia� 3� --� Brian Bass pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits for Aragua tonight.� He did not walk anyone, and he struck out 6 batters.� Bass retired the first 10 batters he...

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    Diaz Makes First Winter League Appearance

    Looking at our Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league games....� the Dominican and Puerto Rican leagues begin in a few days.

    Here's an article on MILB about Indy Indians' All-Star Catcher Erik Kratz.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUES

    Aguilas de Zulia� 5,� Tigres de Aragua� 4 -- Los Tigres had a 4-1 lead after...

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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...

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    The Confusing Case of Matt Walbeck

    The confusing case of Matt Walbeck, the Eastern League Manager of the Year, now jobless since the Pirates have declined to renew his contract....� I have no direct knowledge, not being in or around Altoona.

    From Corey Giger of the Altoona Mirror:� "It's simple and complicated",�� and� it's going to give...