All posts tagged "Junior Sosa"

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    Rough Nights For Miller, Pounders

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' minor league organization began with a double header sweep in the Gulf Coast League, making up for yesterday's rain out:

    GCL Pirates  3,  GCL Blue Jays 2   (Game 1)
     

    Luis Heredia pitched 3 scoreless innings to begin this...

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    Homers By Marte, Rodriguez, Cunningham, And Rojas

    Catching up with the action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates for Thursday....  several home runs


    Trenton Thunder 8 ,   Altoona Curve  6


    A 3-run homer by CF Starling Marte and a solo blast by SS Josh Rodriguez were not enough to...

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    Curve Finally Score; Spikes Lose in 12 Innings

    Saturday's action in the Pirates' lower minor league organization... being thrown out at the plate seemed to be a recurring theme....

    Harrisburg Senators  3,  Altoona Curve  1


    The Curve out-hit the Senators 8-4, but could only force one run across the plate, though that was...

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    2011 Prospect Watching: Sosa and Cayones

    Continuing to look at some of the Pirates' prospects, starting in the outfield....

    Junior Sosa --  L/L,  5' 10" , 139 lb
    Sosa is a Venezuelan outfielder, who just turned 20 years old in October.  After two seasons in the Venezuelan Summer League, Sosa made his US debut in...

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    Gonzalez’s Walk-Off Homer, Krol’s 30th Save

    A busy Friday for the Pirates' minor league affiliates:

    Bradenton Marauders� 5,� Jupiter Hammerheads� 3 (box)

    The Marauders posted 14 hits, with each member of the line-up collecting at least one.� C Eric Fryer had a perfect 4-for-4 night, with all four hits singles.� SS Greg Picart had 2 singles, and LF...

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    Marauders Blast Cardinals, Power Split DoubleHeader

    A little lighter schedule in the Pirates' lower minor leagues tonight -- the Altoona Curve and the State College Spikes both had scheduled days off.

    The Pirates have signed their top two draft picks, righty pitchers Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, just a few hours before the midnight deadline.� That makes 27 of...

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    Solid Starts From Locke, Adcock, Miller, and Cain

    Minor League action with the Pirates' affiliates on Thursday... lots of good pitching

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 3 (box)

    The Curve came from behind to take this game from Trenton, despite being out-hit 8-7.� Starter Jeff Locke had trouble in the 1st inning, when 3 runs scored on a double, three singles,...

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    Jakubauskas Begins Rehab (Again); Power Get Over-Powered

    Action for the Pirates' lower minor affiliates on Tuesday...� The Bradenton Marauders were rained out.� They'll play a double header against Palm Beach today.

    GCL Phillies� 5,� GCL Pirates 0 (box)

    The Phillies dominated the Pirates for the second day in a row, adding 12 hits today to their 19 hits yesterday.� Righty pitcher...

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    Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

    Good news and bad news today...

    The bad news is that OF Starling Marte has had some problems with his hand after surgery.� Marte had played in two rehab games last week, going 3-for-6, but has not played in over a week.� He's going to need to rest the hand for awhile yet...

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    Duke Pitches Well In 2nd Rehab Start; 3 Rehab Hits For Friday

    Saturday's action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Altoona Curve� 2,� Richmond Flying Squirrels� 1 (box)

    Zach Duke pitched 4 rehab innings, allowing only one run on two hits and a walk.� Double plays got Duke out of the 1st inning, when a runner reached on Duke's fielding error, and out of...