All posts tagged "Justin Thomas"

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    Busy Day For Pirates; Indians Win 8-3

    The Pirates had a busy Spring Training day today:
    LHP (starter) Garrett Olson was claimed off waivers from Seattle.  Olson is a 27-year-old California native who was the Orioles' 1st round pick in the 2005 draft.  He made his major league debut in July 2007, and split both the 2007 and...

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    Pirates Shut Out By Jays

    Blue Jays  5,  Pirates  0
     
    The Pirates were held to just 4 hits in this afternoon's game against the Blue Jays at McKechnie Field.  3B Pedro Alvarez had two of the hits --  a two-out single up the middle in the 1st inning, and a single on a pop...

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    Nice Pitching By Dubee, Crotta, and Boleska

    Twins  4,  Pirates  2
    The Pirates fell to a 3-3 record in Grapefruit League play this afternoon at McKechnie field.  Both teams posted 9 hits, but the Twins did a better job of pushing runs across.  Ross Ohlendorf made the start and was charged with the loss, but the only...

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    Pirates Fall To Rays, But Morton Looks Good

    Rays  9,  Pirates  5  

    The Pirates opened the official Grapefruit League season with a loss to the Rays.  The Pirates were held to just 6 hits.  All but two were singles and all but one were by the established major leaguers.  1B Garrett Atkins smacked a ground rule double...

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    Venezuelan League Round-Up

    A quick look at what some of the Pirates' players and friends were up to in the Venezuelan League recently:

    Anthony Claggett joined Los Bravos de Margarita, and has made two relief appearances.  On the 17th, he pitched one inning, giving up only a 2-out double,...

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    Roster Updates

    Gone for a few days, and all kinds of changes going on....

    006_06The Pirates have removed starting pitcher Zach Duke, infielder Andy LaRoche, and outfielder Delwyn Young from their 40-man roster.  

    Duke (photo) was the starting...

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    Two Hits For Marte In The Dominican League

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...
    I'll be going on the road for a few days... catch up with everyone at the beginning of next week.


    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  6,  Tigres de Aragua  2  --  
    Los Tigres were held...

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    Dubee and Thomas On The Mound

    Just a few Pirates' players and friends saw winter league action on Friday...

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes del Cibao  9,  Toros del Este  4  --  This game was a little home run derby.  Los Toros scored their only runs in the top of the 3rd inning, on a pair...

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    Looking in on the Pirates' players and friends in Friday's winter league games....

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita  3,  Caribes de Anzoategui  1  -- 

     

       

     

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    Leach And Dubee Rolling On, Two Hits For Jaramillo and Gonzalez

    The Pirates have signed reliever Justin Thomas to a minor league contract for the 2011 season.� Thomas was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster at the end of the 2010 season.� He has been pitching for Los Bravos de Margarita, where he has made 5 appearances, for 12.1 innings.� He has a...