All posts tagged "Carlos Maldonado"

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    Milledge Drives In The Winning Run For Aragua

    The Caribbean leagues continue their playoffs, though the Mexican Pacific League has the night off....

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  5,  Senadores de San Juan  2  --  
    Reliever JR Rodriguez earned his first playoff save with a perfect 9th inning for Los Leones.  His teammates broke a 2-2...

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    Thompson Boosting Los Gigantes

    A few Pirates' players and friends appeared in Wednesday's winter league playoff games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE 
    Leones del Caracas  2,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  (Game 1)--  
    Another pitching duel tonight, with each team posting just 5 hits each.  Los Leones scored a run in the 6th on a single, a...

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    Low-Hitting Playoff Games, Good Inning For Ascanio

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league play...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE   (playoffs)
    Criollos de Caguas  5,  Gigantes de Carolina  0  --  
    Caguas' starter Dylan Owen (Mets) pitched 7 no-hit innings, and two relievers finished the deal with a string of 6 consecutive ground outs....

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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...

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    A Save For Ascanio, Big Hits for Cedeno and Gimenez

    The Dominican League has finished regular season play.  The four top teams -- Estrellas de Oriente, Leones del Escogido, Toros del Este, and Gigantes del Cibao -- will begin a round robin playoff tournament on Sunday.  Los Estrellas, Los Leones, and Los Toros all finished the regular season with identical...

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    Many Familiar Winter League Pitchers

    Lots of Pirates and former Pirates pitching in Friday's winter league action... This is the last week of regular season play for the Dominican and Puerto Rican leagues.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Caribes de Anzoategui  8,  Tiburones de La Guaira  5  -- (Game 1) 
    A 5-run 6th inning gave Los Caribes the...

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    Big Night For Tabata and Cedeno; Hague Is In Mexico

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league play--
    The Puerto Rican and Dominican Leagues had today off, as they prepare for their All-Star teams to face off tomorrow.  

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  --  
    (Game 1)...

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    Win #3 For Ramos

    Lots of talking and speculating at the Winter Meetings, but no action yet.
    And not much action in the winter leagues on Monday, though that is not unusual for a Monday.

    Venezuelan League:
    Bravos de Margarita  9,  Leones del Caracas  7  --  
    Pirates' farmhand Jhonathan Ramos...

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    Two Hits For Marte In The Dominican League

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...
    I'll be going on the road for a few days... catch up with everyone at the beginning of next week.


    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  6,  Tigres de Aragua  2  --  
    Los Tigres were held...

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    Gallagher and Bass Have Good Starts In Venezuela

    Cheering for the Pirates' farmhands and friends in Saturday's winter league games...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  2,  Tigres de Aragua  1  --  Brian Bass suffered the loss for Los Tigres, though he did not pitch poorly.  Bass threw 7.2 innings and scattered 5 hits and 3 walks. ...