All posts tagged "Luis Figueroa"

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    Winter Leagues 11/5 — RBI Double For Noris, 2 Hits For Hague

    Winter league action for the Pirates' players and friends on Saturday night (or Sunday afternoon, for the Aussies) MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Mayos de Navojoa  2,  Venados de Mazatlan  1 Rogelio Noris got back into a game for Los Venados after a few days off.   Los Mayos scored 2 runs in the 7th...

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    Winter Leagues 11/4 – Three Hits For Hague

    Checking in with some Pirates' players and friends in winter league play.   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Cardenales de Lara  4,  Caribes de Anzoategui  3 Los Caribes had a 3-2 lead going into the bottom of the 8th.  That's when Los Cardenales took the lead and the win with a 2-run homer.  CF Gorkys...

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    Mexico Wins Caribbean Series

    The Caribbean Series wrapped up on Monday, as Mexico (Los Yaquis de Obregon) won the championship with a 4-2 record.  Venezuela (Caribes de Anzoategui) finished last, with a 2-4 record.  Both the Dominican team (Toros del Este) and the Puerto Rican team (Criollos de Caguas) finished tied for second place...

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    Dominicans Fall On Day 5

    The Caribbean Series continues on Sunday:

    Venezuela  3,  Dominican Republic  0  --  Dean Treanor's Dominican team was shut out this afternoon despite posting 8 hits.  They managed only one hit over the first three innings, and that base runner was eliminated with a double play.  The Dominicans had at least...

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    Caribbean Series Day 4; Bite Advance to Championship Series

    Former Pirate C Carlos Maldonado has signed a minor league contract with the Nationals. 

    In the Caribbean Series:
    Mexico  6,  Dominican Republic  3  --  
    The Dominicans were leading 3-1 going into the 8th inning, but Mexico rallied for 2 runs in the top of the inning to tie the...

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    Mr. Milledge Goes To Chicago; Bite Force Game 3

    A few signing notes for some former Pirates.  Of course the biggest news is that OF Lastings Milledge has signed a minor league deal with the White Sox.  Inf/Of Alfredo Amezaga (Indy Indians 2005) signed with the Rockies for 2011.  Inf Ramon Vazquez has signed with the Cardinals.


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    Day Two Of The Caribbean Series; Bite Are No-Hit

    Day Two of the Caribbean series:

    Dominican Republic  6,  Venezuela  5  --  Two runs in the top of the 9th were not enough for Venezuela to catch up to Dean Treanor's Dominican team.  Each team scored a run in the 2nd inning, with a solo homer...

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    Caribbean Series Begins

    One quick signing note:  pitcher Chris Jakubauskas, who was released by the Pirates after the 2010 season, has signed a minor league contract with the Orioles.

    The Caribbean series got underway today (Wednesday) with an afternoon game.   It took 15 innings, but Mexico (Los Yaquis de...

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    Winter League Playoff Wrap Up

    Catching up with a few days' worth of winter league playoff results:

    Criollos de Caguas  7,  Leones de Ponce  5  --  
    Los Criollos won the Puerto Rican League championship with a win in Game 7 of the series.  Los Leones got onto the scoreboard first, scratching...

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    RBIs For Milledge and Gimenez; Two Homers For Latimore

    Ten weeks until Opening Day for the minor league season....  just in case anyone besides me is counting.

    Three playoff games on Wednesday evening, plus the Australians begin their playoffs early on Thursday morning.  I'll be away from the computer for a couple of days, but we'll catch up...

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