All posts tagged "Jorge Cortes"

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    Winter Leagues 11/13

    Pirates' players and friends in winter league action for Sunday; the Australians are off again until later in the week.   PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE Leones de Ponce  5,  Indios de Mayaguez  4 Los Indios posted 4 runs in the 2nd inning, but Ponce came from behind for the win.  Ponce had scored...

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    Winter Leagues 11/3 — Another Slow Night; Aussies Get Started

    Not too much going on in the Winter Leagues tonight...  the Australians play tonight (for them) or early morning (for us)   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tigres de Aragua  1,  Leones del Caracas  0 In the battle of the big cats, Los Leones were held to just 3 hits, plus one walk, and two...

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    Winter Leagues 11/2 — Slow Night

    Looking at some Pirates' players and friends in Winter League play.   DOMINICAN LEAGUE Aguilas Cibaenas  8,  Leones del Escogido  1 Los Aguilas put up 5 runs in the 3rd inning and 3 more in the 4th.  A 3-run homer aided Los Aguilas in the 3rd, and a triple brought in two...

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    Winter Leagues 10/19 – Two Hits For Each Marte

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Winter League action: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Gigantes del Cibao  6,  Toros del Este  5 A bottom-of-the-9th rally by Los Toros was not enough to catch Los Gigantes.  A single, a fielding error, and a walk loaded the bases with no outs for Los Toros.   A...

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    Winter Leagues 10/18 – Hits For Hague

    Pirates' players and friends in action in the Winter Leagues on Tuesday: VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tigres de Aragua  2,  Bravos de Margarita  1 Former Pirate LF Lastings Milledge singled and scored in Aragua's 2-run 6th inning.  He also singled and stole second base in the 4th.  Los Tigres' outfield was all former Pirates'...

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    Winter Leagues 10/16 – Three Inside-The-Park Homers In One Game?

    Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in the Winter Leagues   MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Venados de Mazatlan  7,  Algodoneros de Guasave  5 Guasave took an early lead with a 4-run bottom of the 1st inning, which included a 3-run inside-the-park home run by 3B Marshall McDougall.  Not to be outdone, Mazatlan's...

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    Winter League Playoff Wrap Up

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

    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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    Former Pirates Help Aragua Into The Championship

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

    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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    Ciriaco Gets A Key Hit, Good Outing For Ascanio

    Lots of playoff action in the winter leagues on Friday night:

    Toros del Este  2,  Estrellas de Oriente  1  -- SS Pedro Ciriaco, 
    who has not been in Los Toros' recent playoff games, started off the scoring in this game.  He singled to lead off the...

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    Two Hits For Cortes, And A New Catcher

    The Pirates have added a minor league catcher, Kawika Emsley-Pai, to the fold.  The Washington State native was the Diamondbacks' 10th round pick in the most recent (2010) draft, signed out of University of Texas.  He made his pro debut with the Yakima Bears in the Northwest (short season) league,...

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