All posts tagged "Hector Gimenez"

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    Noris Triples For Mazatlan

    Pirates' players and friends in winter league action....� The Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues begin in less than a week.

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

    Cardinales de Lara� 3,� Tigres de Aragua� 2 -- The first inning was the most important in this game.� Aragua scored one run on a walk, a hit batter, a fly...

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    LaRoche’s Bat Is Quiet In Venezuela

    A quick look at some winter league games involving Pirates' players and friends:

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

    Navegantes del Magallanes� 3,� Bravos de Margarita� 0 -- Margarita just couldn't get anything going in this game.� The only time they had more than one runner on base at a time was in the 1st inning, when...

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    Bass Makes A Venezuelan Start

    Just one game in the Mexican Pacific League last night:

    Naranjeros de Hermosillo 19, Aguilas de Mexicali 1 -- Los Naranjeros did it all on 16 hits, including 2 from former Pirate Humberto Cota, who was playing first base.� Hermosillo scored 11 runs in the 5th inning. They sent 15 batters to the...

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    Noris Returns To Mazatlan

    News for the Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues:

    VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE:

    Bravos de Margarita� 5,� Tiburones de La Guaira 4 -- Margarita posted 12 hits in this game, but none of them belonged to 3B Andy LaRoche, who was hitless in 4 trips to the plate.� Los Bravos broke a 1-1...

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    Venezuelan and Mexican Pacific Leagues Underway

    Two of the four winter leagues got started on Tuesday.� Some games involving Pirates' players and friends:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE:

    Leones de Caracas� 3,� Tigres de Aragua� 1 -- Caracas scored twice in the bottom of the 1st on two singles and an RBI double, then added an unearned run in the 5th, on...

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    Fall and Winter League Rosters

    The Arizona Fall League begins play today, with seven Pirates' farmhands on the roster for the Mesa Solar Sox.� Players from the Los Angeles Angels, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Chicago Cubs, and the New York Mets will round out the Solar Sox' roster. � Pitchers Brian Leach, Aaron Pribanic, and Justin Wilson...

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    Altoona Curve Win Eastern League Championship

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 2 ...����� (box)

    IMG_4068The Altoona Curve clinched the Eastern League Championship tonight, defeating the Trenton Thunder in Game 4 of the championship series in Trenton.� Starter Tony Watson, who was also the winning pitcher a week...

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    Curve Hold Their Own Against Pettitte, But Lose Game One

    Trenton Thunder� 3,� Altoona Curve� 2 ...���� (box)

    Curve starter Rudy Owens faced off against National's phenom pitcher Stephen Strasbourg at the beginning of the season, and held his own.� Now he winds down the season by facing off against New York Yankees' rehabbing star Andy Pettitte -- and...

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    Curve Advance To Eastern League Championship Series

    Altoona Curve� 10,� Harrisburg Senators� 5 ...���� (box)

    The Curve doubled up the Senators tonight, winning their second game of the series in the Senators' home park.� That gave Altoona a 3-1 game win of the season, advancing them to the championship round of the Eastern League playoffs.

    Five home runs by...

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    Wilson Dominates As Curve Take Game 3

    Altoona Curve� 7,� Harrisburg Senators� 2 ...�� (box)

    The Pirates' only minor league affiliate still playing in the post-season, the Altoona Curve, defeated the Harrisburg Senators 7-2 in the third game of the Eastern League Western Division playoffs tonight in Harrisburg.� After splitting the first two games in Altoona, the Curve now...