All posts tagged "Erik Kratz"

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    Roster Updates

    Gone for a few days, and all kinds of changes going on....

    006_06The Pirates have removed starting pitcher Zach Duke, infielder Andy LaRoche, and outfielder Delwyn Young from their 40-man roster.  

    Duke (photo) was the starting...

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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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    Team USA Exits Pan Am Tournament With A Third Place Tie

    Team USA wrapped up the Pan American tournament with a rain-out this afternoon.� That means that the USA and Venezuela were declared tied for third place in the tournament.� Cuba and the Dominican Republic were scheduled to play tonight (Wednesday).� (UPDATE:� The Dominican Republic took the gold medal with a 5-2 win...

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    USA Defeats Cuba

    Team USA� 4,� Cuba� 1

    Cubs' farmhand Chris Archer pitched an amazing 6 innings for Team USA as they continued their winning ways in the last pool game of the Pan American tournament with a win over Cuba.� Team USA will enter the semi-final round of the tournament with a perfect 9-0 record,...

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    Redmond Leads Team USA To Victory

    Team USA� 5,� Nicaragua� 0

    Starter Todd Redmond pitched 7 shutout innings this afternoon to lead Team USA to victory over�Nicaragua in their first game of the second round of the Pan American Tournament.� Due to persistent rain in Puerto Rico, the location of the game was moved from Ponce to Carolina, then...

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    Team USA Prepares For Round Two

    Round Two of the Pan American tournament begins on Friday night, and Team USA leads off with a game against Nicaragua, after having had a day off on Thursday.� They continue over the weekend with afternoon games against Venezuela on Saturday and Canada on Sunday.� Then they finish round two with a...

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    Team USA Overwhelms Dominicans

    Team USA� 8,� Dominican Republic� 3

    SS Chase d'Arnaud's 2-run double sparked a 5-run 3rd inning that led Team USA over the Dominican Republic in the Pan American tournament in Puerto Rico tonight.� The Dominicans scored a run in each of the first two innings, to take a 2-0 lead off American starter...

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    Team USA Has A Hit-Fest Against Colombia

    Team USA� 13,� Colombia� 6

    Team USA recorded 19 hits on their way to 13 runs as they ran over Colombia.� SS Chase d'Arnaud collected 3 of the hits, with one RBI, and C Erik Kratz and DH Brad Eldred (Rockies) had 2 hits each.� Team USA got going with a big...

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    Team USA Demolishes Aruba; Boleska Struggles For Team Canada

    Team USA� 14,� Aruba� 0

    Four USA pitchers combined on a one-hit shutout of Team Aruba in this evening's Pan-Am Tournament.� Everett Teaford (Royals) made the start and faced only one batter over the minimum -- he gave up a single to Aruba's LF Christian Diaz to open the game.� The next two...

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    Team USA Takes First Tournament Game

    Team USA� 7,� Puerto Rico� 4

    Team USA opened the Pan-Am tournament with a win over host Puerto Rico in Ponce on Saturday evening.� (USA was the home team for the game.)

    Team USA got onto the scoreboard first, with 4 runs in the bottom of the 2nd inning.� DH Brad Eldred (Rockies) opened...