Winter Leagues 11/20

Back from a few days away, and ready to check back in with the Pirates’ players and friends in winter league action…  Thanks to Tim for filling in this week!   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Leones del Caracas  6,  Aguilas del Zulia  1 CF Corey Wimberly continued his hot Venezuelan League start with 2 hits for 2 RBI.  He singled with the bases loaded in the 2nd inning to drive in the first of Los Leones’ two runs in that...

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Winter Leagues 11/18: Farrell Drives in the Winning Run

Friday’s winter league action with Pirates’ players and friends: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Toros del Este 1, Gigantes del Cibao 11 Matt Hague went 0-1 with a walk before being lifted during the 4th inning for a defensive replacement. He is now batting .308 after 25 games played. Pedro Ciriaco went 0-4 with 3 strikeouts while playing second base. He is now batting .242 VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Cardenales de Lara 5, Leones del Caracas 9 Ramon Cabrera...

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Doumit Joins Indians For Rehab; Harrison Homers In Loss

Charlotte Knights  5,  Indianapolis Indians  4 ( box ) The Indianapolis Indians began an 8-game road trip with a loss to the Charlotte Knights in Knight Stadium in the suburbs of Charlotte, NC.  2B Josh Harrison’s late-inning home run was not enough for the Indians to catch up to the Knights. Pirates’ C Ryan Doumit (photo), who has been working his way back after an ankle sprain, joined the Indians today to continue his...

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Harrison’s Walk Off Single Gives Indians A Win In 12

Indianapolis Indians  7,  Rochester Red Wings  6 ( box  ) 3B Josh Harrison closed out the Indians’ home stand tonight with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Indianapolis the win over Rochester at Victory Field.  This was the third extra-inning game the Indians played in this 8-game home stand.  The Tribe won two of those extra-inning contests, and went 6-2 over these 8 games.  They won both 4-game series...

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Hernandez Gives Indians The Walk-Off Win

Indianapolis Indians  5,  Rochester Red Wings  4 ( box ) Indianapolis Indians’ CF Gorkys Hernandez was the hero for the second night in a row, as he drove in 3B Pedro Alvarez from second base with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th at Victory Field tonight.  Hernandez was busy for the entire game — he went 3-for-4 and was hit by a pitch, and he drove in 4 of the Indians’ 5 runs. Not everyone at the game was...

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