All posts tagged "Fernando Nieve"

  • Analysis
    Indians Shut Out, Nieve Released

    Iron Pigs  3,  Indians  0
    The Indians' pitching staff threw 7 solid shut-out innings, but the Iron Pigs rallied for 3 runs in the 8th to take the win.  An RBI double, an Indians' error, and a sacrifice fly brought in Lehigh Valley's runs.  Starter Jeff Karstens pitched...

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    Indians Top Yankees; Pirates’ Top Red Sox

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  2
    The Indians had both the pitching and the hitting tuned up this afternoon as they defeated the Yankees at Bradenton.   SS Jordy Mercer, 2B Josh Harrison, and C Eric Fryer each drove in two runs.   The scoring started when Harrison tripled in...

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    Pirates Fall To Phillies

    Phillies  7,   Pirates  4

     3-run rally in the 7th inning was enough to push the Phillies over the Pirates at McKechnie Field this afternoon.  
    Starter Kevin Correia had a shaky top of the 1st inning.  The first four batters he faced all singled,...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Wins For Ascanio And Ledezma, Loss For Nieve

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friend in Monday's winter league action:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Caracas  6,  Cardenales de Lara  5  --  
    Two runs in the bottom of the 9th gave Los Leones and Jose Ascanio the win.  Los Cardenales were leading 5-4 in the top of the...

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    Personnel Shuffles; Loss For Nieve

    Several moves, shuffling personnel around:

    RHP Joe Martinez, who came to the Pirates from the Giants (with John Bowker) in July, was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster and designated for assignment.  That frees up a roster spot for newly signed starter Kevin Correia.  Martinez joined the Indy Indians...

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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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    Minor League Additions

    The Pirates have added three players, signed as minor league free agents, and all invited to the Big League camp for Spring Training.  All three could have a shot at the major league club (some more outside than others) or could be slotted for AAA Indianapolis.

    RHP Fernando Nieve...