All posts tagged "Hector Gimenez"

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    Caribes Take Venezuelan Championship

    The final playoff game of the Caribbean winter leagues was played on Sunday, finishing up the Venezuelan League championship.  The Caribbean Series begins on Wednesday and lasts six days (Feb 2nd - 7th), and from there, spring training will be right around the corner.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Caribes de Anzoategui...

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    Winter League Playoff Wrap Up

    Catching up with a few days' worth of winter league playoff results:

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  7,  Leones de Ponce  5  --  
    Los Criollos won the Puerto Rican League championship with a win in Game 7 of the series.  Los Leones got onto the scoreboard first, scratching...

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    RBIs For Milledge and Gimenez; Two Homers For Latimore

    Ten weeks until Opening Day for the minor league season....  just in case anyone besides me is counting.

    Three playoff games on Wednesday evening, plus the Australians begin their playoffs early on Thursday morning.  I'll be away from the computer for a couple of days, but we'll catch up...

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    Gimenez’s and Milledge’s Hits Aren’t Enough

    Just two winter league playoff games tonight, since the Dominican League is done and the Puerto Rican League has a night off.  That 7-game series is tied at 2 games each (Ponce and Caguas).

    In other news, former Pirate Andy LaRoche signed a minor league deal...

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    Homers For Milledge And Gimenez; Toros Take Dominican Title

    Just 3 winter league playoff games on Sunday, as the Mexican Pacific League takes a travel day...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  4,  Criollos de Caguas  1  --  Los Criollos out-hit Los Leones, but Los Criollos also left 10 runners stranded, while Ponce had only 5 runners left...

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    Former Pirates Help Aragua Into The Championship

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoff games on Saturday night...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Leones de Caracas  2  --  
    The Big Cats had to have a one-game playoff because they finished tied for second place in the round robin...

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    Ascanio Earns Win Despite Big Hits By Milledge And Gimenez

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoffs on Monday...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
     Criollos de Caguas  2,  Senadores de San Juan  1 --
    Los Criollos broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the bottom of the 9th.  SS Luis Figueroa walked, and moved to...

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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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    Milledge and Gimenez Spark Los Tigres; Julio Returns To Pirates

    The Pirates finished up a chilly mini-camp in Bradenton, and now there is just a month until pitchers and catchers report for spring training.

    A few notes:
    Wil Ledezma, who went to the Blue Jays last week (off waivers),  was outrighted to the Blue Jays' minor league system.
    Last...

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