All posts tagged "Jose Ascanio"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: July 30

    Getting close to the trading deadline, not only is today busy due to trades, we also have seven Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. John Fredland covers a game from the 1909 season, the first World Series winners in team history. Before I start in on the players, one non-player of...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: May 2

    On the 130th anniversary of the first game in franchise history, we have three former Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers and a Jolly Roger Rewind from John Fredland, covering a game against the first place Braves and their payroll that dwarfed the Pirates. The 1997 Braves had the highest payroll in the NL at...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/4 — Marte, Ciriaco, And Brown Contributing, Noris Homers

    Winter league action with Pirates' players and friends on Sunday   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tiburones de La Guaira 7,  Caribes de Anzoategui  6  (Game 1) In the first of two 7-inning games, Los Tiburones attacked for 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th, which included a grand slam.  Los Caribes caught up...

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    Winter Leagues 12/1– Unearned Runs From Martis And Ascanio

    The Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues have the day off on Thursday, but the Venezuelans were busy, and the Australians had some early games going:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Aguilas de Zulia  7,  Tiburones de La Guaira   1 New Pirate Shairon Martis lost his second game of the season, but it was not...

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    Winter Leagues 11/16 — Farrell Homers

    Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action....    I'll be away for a few days, but we'll catch up with the winter league action when I get back. VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tiburones de La Guaira  7,  Leones del Caracas  3 A 5-run 5th inning gave Los Tiburones control of...

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    Winter Leagues 11/11– Cedeno Joins In

    Checking in with a few Pirates' players and friends in Friday's winter league play :   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tigres de Aragua  9,  Tiburones de La Guaira  4 SS Ronny Cedeno went 1-for-3 for Los Tigres in his winter league season debut.  Los Tigres roared loudly in the first four innings, especially in...

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    Winter Leagues 10/25 — Big Hits For Hague, Marte Homers

    Looking at some Pirates players and friends in Monday's winter league action: VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Caribes de Anzoategui  4, Bravos de Margarita  3 A run in the bottom of the 8th broke a 3-3 tie and gave Los Caribes the win, despite being out-hit by Margarita, 11-8.  A walk and a single opened...

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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 10/16 – 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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    Caribbean Leagues Getting Started

    The Caribbean League seasons are getting underway, and there are many Pirates and former Pirates on the rosters. The Mexican Pacific League opened their season on Tuesday night.  OF Rogelios Noris, who spent the 2011 American season with the West Virginia Power, is again playing for his hometown Venados de Mazatlan.  Los...

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