All posts tagged "Jose Ascanio"

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    Indians Rained Out; Curve Lose In Extras

    The Indianapolis Indians and the Columbus Clippers were rained out in Columbus tonight.  They will try for two on Monday, beginning at 5 pm.  Sunday's game is scheduled for 4 pm.
    Infielder Pedro Ciriaco was optioned back to the Indians, after just a brief visit to Pittsburgh.  The Pirates' new...

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    Indians One-Hit In Game 1; Ascanio Hit On Third Pitch

    Toledo Mud Hens  6,  Indianapolis Indians  0   (Game 1)
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    IMG_5225The Indianapolis Indians began this double header on a down note, as they were held to just one hit at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio....

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    Wilson Pitches Six Scoreless In Early Game Win

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Toledo Mud Hens  2
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    IMG_5214The Indianapolis Indians battled the blustery weather as well as the Toldeo Mud Hens in a late-morning school day start in Toledo today.  They earned...

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    Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

    It's a rainy night for half of the Pirates' minor leaguers:

    The Indianapolis Indians and Toledo Mud Hens had the first game of their 4-game series postponed due to an all-day-long rain.  Yesterday it was snowing in Toledo, and this was not totally unexpected.  The Tribe and the Hens...

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    Three Hits By Grossman And Emsley-Pai

    The Altoona Curve and the Richmond Flying Squirrels were rained out in Altoona tonight.  They will make up the game in August.

    West Virginia Power  8,  Augusta  5
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    The Power scored in each of the first 4 innings to stay ahead of the Augusta Green...

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    Curve Win Home Opener; Four RBI For Baker

    Altoona Curve 2,  Richmond Flying Squirrels  0
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    The Altoona Curve put on a pitching demonstration in their home opener, as four pitchers combined for a shut-out and held the Squirrels to just 3 hits.  Aaron Thompson made the start, and he dominated Richmond.  Thompson retired...

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    Rubinstein And Cunningham Homer In Bradenton Win

    One win on Monday night in the Pirates' lower minor leagues:

    Akron Aeros  6,  Altoona Curve  5
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    CF Starling Marte had 3 hits for the Curve in their loss in Akron.  Starter Aaron Pribanic gave up only a double over the first 3 innings, then...

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    The Wounded Warriors

    The Pirates have three pitchers who are beginning the year on the (long term) disabled list.  When they eventually are ready to return, they will have to do some minor league rehabbing.  

    Donnie Veal  --  L/L, 6' 4", 230 lb
    Veal was a Rule 5 draft pick for...

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    Ciriaco Gets A Key Hit, Good Outing For Ascanio

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

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    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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    Triple For Gonzalez and Homers For House, Gimenez, and Chavez


    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the few winter league playoff games on Sunday....

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    Gigantes del Cibao  8,  Toros del Este  2 --  
    A 7-run 7th inning by Los Gigantes included a 2-run homer and a 3-run homer, and it gave them all the...