All posts tagged "Jean Machi"

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    Blown Save For Machi; Minor League Contract For Fields

    The Pirates have signed INF Josh Fields to a minor league contract.  Fields is an Oklahoma native who was the White Sox' first round draft pick in 2004.  He progressed quickly through their organization, playing mostly third base, and reached the major leagues in 2006, when he played in 11...

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    Milledge and Tabata Homer, Ciriaco Has 3 Hits

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action:

    VENZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  12,  Tiburones de La Guaira  2  --  
    Los Tigres posted 12 runs on 12 hits, including a 4-run 6th inning and a 6-run 7th inning.  They began their scoring with a 2-run...

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    Big Night For Tabata and Cedeno; Hague Is In Mexico

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league play--
    The Puerto Rican and Dominican Leagues had today off, as they prepare for their All-Star teams to face off tomorrow.  

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  --  
    (Game 1)...

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    New Pitchers, Same Hitters

    Two pitching acquisitions for the Pirates at the winter meetings, though both should remain at the major league level, with no impact on the minor league part of the organization:
    RHP Kevin Correia is a 30-year old San Diego native, who came up through the Giants' organization, but pitched for...

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    Machi’s 6th Save

    Checking in on some Pirates' players and friends in Friday night's winter league games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Navegantes del Magallanes  7,  Bravos de Margarita  5  --  Jean Machi
    pitched a perfect 9th inning to earn his 6th Save for Los Navegantes.  His teammates took a 5-1 lead in the bottom...

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    Little Winter League Hitting

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Wednesday's winter league action (the new minor league free agents did not get into the games):

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  2,  Leones de Ponce  1 --  
    Not a lot of hitting or scoring here.  Ponce scored one run in the...

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    Claggett’s First Win

    Looking in on the Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league action...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  2,  Gigantes de Carolina  1  --  
    A low-hitting game, and Caguas scored their 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th on two singles and some mistakes by Los Gigantes....

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    Venezuelan League Round-Up

    A quick look at what some of the Pirates' players and friends were up to in the Venezuelan League recently:

    Anthony Claggett joined Los Bravos de Margarita, and has made two relief appearances.  On the 17th, he pitched one inning, giving up only a 2-out double,...

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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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    Gallagher and Bass Have Good Starts In Venezuela

    Cheering for the Pirates' farmhands and friends in Saturday's winter league games...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  2,  Tigres de Aragua  1  --  Brian Bass suffered the loss for Los Tigres, though he did not pitch poorly.  Bass threw 7.2 innings and scattered 5 hits and 3 walks. ...