All posts tagged "Jhonathan Ramos"

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    A Save For Ascanio, Big Hits for Cedeno and Gimenez

    The Dominican League has finished regular season play.  The four top teams -- Estrellas de Oriente, Leones del Escogido, Toros del Este, and Gigantes del Cibao -- will begin a round robin playoff tournament on Sunday.  Los Estrellas, Los Leones, and Los Toros all finished the regular season with identical...

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    Tabata And Cedeno Hitting Nicely

    A full Saturday night of action in the winter leagues:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tiburones de La Guaira  9,  Tigres de Aragua  5  --  
    Three runs in the bottom of the 8th put the game out of reach for Los Tigres.  Aragua put their first run on the board in the...

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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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    A Loss For Valdez

    The MLB Winter Meetings are over.... back to the winter league action, as we cheer on some new Pirates' players.

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Escogido  3,  Tigres del Licey  0  --  
    New Pirate Caesar Valdez (just acquired from the Diamondbacks as the player-to-be-named-later in the Zach Duke trade) made...

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    Win #3 For Ramos

    Lots of talking and speculating at the Winter Meetings, but no action yet.
    And not much action in the winter leagues on Monday, though that is not unusual for a Monday.

    Venezuelan League:
    Bravos de Margarita  9,  Leones del Caracas  7  --  
    Pirates' farmhand Jhonathan Ramos...

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    Pirates Hitting In Venezuela, But Not In The Dominican

    Cheering for some Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...�� The Australians are back in action on Thursday, which will be late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning for most of us.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� -- A Pirate-filled game... 2B/3B Andy LaRoche singled twice and walked for...

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    Bass Has A Good Start for Aragua

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league games...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Leones del Caracas� 9,� Bravos de Margarita� 2� -- Caracas began the game with 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st, and kept right on rolling, with a run in the 3rd, 2 in the 4th , and 4 in...

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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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    LaRoche Homers In Venezuela

    Friday's winter league action for Pirates' players and friends:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 3,� Cardinales de Lara� 0� -- 3B Andy LaRoche got Los Bravos onto the scoreboard with a solo homer in the 4th inning -- his first home run in the Venezuelan League.� LaRoche also walked in the 5th inning, when...

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    Gimenez and Ryan Continue Hitting But LaRoche Doesn’t

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in winter league games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 4,� Caribes de Anzoategui� 2 -- Former Pirate farmhand Miguel Perez smacked a pinch-hit double in the bottom of the 8th after a single and a walk, driving in two runs to break a 2-2 tie and give...