All posts tagged "Jorge Cortes"

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    Tough Outing For Ramos; Latimore Back In Action

    The winter league playoffs are winding down.  The Puerto Rican League championship series (best of 7) between Los Criollos de Caguas and Los Leones de Ponce will begin on Wednesday.  The Dominican League championship series will be played between Los Estrellas de Oriente and Los Toros del Este, and that...

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    Ramos Works Out Of A Playoff Jam

    Just a few winter league playoff games on Monday night..  The Mexican Pacific and Puerto Rican leagues were off tonight.

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  6,  Estrellas de Oriente   5  --  
    The game began with a solo home run from the first batter of the game, plus another...

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    Strong Innings by Ledezma and Machi

    Cheering for Pirates' players (the few who are left) and friends in the winter leagues......

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  6,  Gigantes de Carolina  3  --  
    Four runs in the bottom of the 8th gave the game to Los Leones.  Two walks and four singles did the damage...

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    Milledge Drives In The Winning Run For Aragua

    The Caribbean leagues continue their playoffs, though the Mexican Pacific League has the night off....

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  5,  Senadores de San Juan  2  --  
    Reliever JR Rodriguez earned his first playoff save with a perfect 9th inning for Los Leones.  His teammates broke a 2-2...

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    Thompson Boosting Los Gigantes

    A few Pirates' players and friends appeared in Wednesday's winter league playoff games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE 
    Leones del Caracas  2,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  (Game 1)--  
    Another pitching duel tonight, with each team posting just 5 hits each.  Los Leones scored a run in the 6th on a single, a...

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    Milledge, Gimenez, and Paulino Get A Few Hits

    The Pirates got the new year started by signing Brian Burres to a minor league contract.  He will be at the major league spring training camp, competing for a position on the big league club.

    The Caribbean winter leagues continue their playoffs, and we continue to cheer for the...

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    Low-Hitting Playoff Games, Good Inning For Ascanio

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

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE   (playoffs)
    Criollos de Caguas  5,  Gigantes de Carolina  0  --  
    Caguas' starter Dylan Owen (Mets) pitched 7 no-hit innings, and two relievers finished the deal with a string of 6 consecutive ground outs....

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    Wins For Ascanio And Ledezma, Loss For Nieve

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friend in Monday's winter league action:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Caracas  6,  Cardenales de Lara  5  --  
    Two runs in the bottom of the 9th gave Los Leones and Jose Ascanio the win.  Los Cardenales were leading 5-4 in the top of the...

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    Dominican Playoffs Begin

    Back in action.... cheering for some Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league action:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  11,  Toros del Este  7  --  
    The Dominican League's round robin playoff series began this evening, and Los Gigantes took their first game with a 6-run 8th inning.   Los...

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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...