All posts tagged "Benji Gonzalez"

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    Thompson And Curve Get The Win

    It's like they said in the movie "Bull Durham":  some days you win, some days you lose, some days it rains.  Again on Saturday, the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates experienced all three. 

    It rained again in West Virginia.  The Power and the Savannah Sand Gnats will try for...

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    Two Hits Each For Latimore, Snyder, Rubinstein, And Power

    All of the Pirates' minor league affiliates lost their season openers on Thursday night:

    Erie SeaWolves  3,  Altoona Curve 2

    One run in the bottom of the 9th made the difference, as the Curve lost in Erie, PA.  The SeaWolves were first onto the scoreboard with a pair...

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    Morton Looks Good, As Does Owens

    Pirates  3,  Astros  1
    Starter Charlie Morton continued to show the Pirates' management that he belongs in the starting rotation with a 6-inning shutout performance today in Kissimmee, Florida.  Morton scattered 4 hits over his 6 innings and did not walk a batter.  He struck out 5 Astros....

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Cunningham, Gonzalez, And Friends

    Continuing to look at the middle infielders in the Pirates' minor league organization:

    Jarek Cunningham --  R/R,  6' 1",  185 lb
    Cunningham was the Pirates' 18th round pick in the 2008 draft.  After a solid debut with the GCL Pirates (.318 average with 5 homers and 22 RBI), he...

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    Triple For Gonzalez and Homers For House, Gimenez, and Chavez


    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the few winter league playoff games on Sunday....

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  8,  Toros del Este  2 --  
    A 7-run 7th inning by Los Gigantes included a 2-run homer and a 3-run homer, and it gave them all the...

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    Save For Rodriguez, Win For Machi

    A few signing notes for former Pirates, all minor league contracts:  
    1B Brad Eldred signed with the Giants,  P Ian Snell and INF Ramon Vazquez signed with the Cardinals, and OF Matt Kata signed with the Rangers.  


    Cheering for a few Pirates' players and friends in...

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    Win For Uviedo, Appearance For Gonzalez

    A few winter league games with Pirates' players and friends...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  4,  Leones de Ponce  3  --  
    Two runs in the 3rd and another 2 runs in the 6th gave Los Criollos the edge.  SS Luis Figueroa singled and scored a...

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    Gonzalez Gets Playoff Hit

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in winter league playoff games...

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Estrellas de Oriente  9,  Gigantes del Cibao  4  --  
    A pair of 2-run homers in the first two innings got Los Estrellas off to a good start.  Three singles added two more runs in the 6th...

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    Milledge, Gimenez, and Paulino Get A Few Hits

    The Pirates got the new year started by signing Brian Burres to a minor league contract.  He will be at the major league spring training camp, competing for a position on the big league club.

    The Caribbean winter leagues continue their playoffs, and we continue to cheer for the...

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    Bit Hits For House And Thompson

    Just a few more days in the winter leagues' regular seasons...

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE (round robin playoff series)
    Leones del Escogido  6,  Gigantes del Cibao  4  --  
    Three runs in the bottom of the 6th gave Los Leones the win, despite being out-hit 13 - 12.  Former Pirate Rich Thompson...