All posts tagged "Jean Machi"

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    Australians’ New League; Cedeno and Milledge Do Some Hitting

    The Australians are beginning their third iteration of the Australian Baseball League this weekend.� The Aussies have had two leagues before -- both had to shut down due to financial issues.� This time, the ABL is going to be a partnership between MLB and the Australian Baseball Federation.� MLB has been sponsoring...

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    Cedeno Joins In, Machi Earns Save #3

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in winter league action on Thursday...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� -- Los Bravos were held to just 2 hits -- a single in the 7th, and another to lead off the 9th inning.� 3B Andy LaRoche worked a walk to open...

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    A Touch Of Winter (Leagues)

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues on Tuesday...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Criollos de Caguas� 8,� Senadores de San Juan� 2� -- Former Indy Indian SS Luis Figueroa was just a homer away from hitting for the cycle, with 3 of Los Criollos' 15 hits.� 3B Ramon Vazquez also had a...

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    Noris Homers, MIlledge Hitting Well

    Saturday's winter league action for the Pirates' players and friends.� The Puerto Rican League had their Ponce/Caguas game postponed.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 11,� Cardenales de Lara� 1� -- Despite 10 hits, Los Cardenales were able to score just one run, which came in the 3rd inning.� Los Bravos piled up 12 hits...

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    Pirates’ Pitchers Busy In Winter Leagues; Morton’s Debut

    Wednesday's winter league games with Pirates' players and friends...

    VENZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 6,� Leones del Caracas� 4 -- Margarita starter Justin Thomas gave up 2 runs in the 2nd inning on a walk and a home run.� He zipped through the 3rd inning, then allowed a single and a walk in the...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Moss Takes IL RBI Title As Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians� 5,� Louisville Bats� 3 ..��� (box)

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    RF Brandon Moss's (photo) double in the top of the 7th inning gave the Indians the winning run and gave Moss his league-leading 96th RBI at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville,...