All posts tagged "Luis Figueroa"

  • Analysis
    Ponce Takes The Lead In Puerto Rican Series

    Again just two winter league playoff games on Tuesday night -- the Venezuelan championship has the night off.

    Signing news:  C Robinzon Diaz has signed a minor league contract with the Rangers.




    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  4,  Criollos de Caguas  2  --  
    Los...

  • Analysis
    Homers For Milledge And Gimenez; Toros Take Dominican Title

    Just 3 winter league playoff games on Sunday, as the Mexican Pacific League takes a travel day...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  4,  Criollos de Caguas  1  --  Los Criollos out-hit Los Leones, but Los Criollos also left 10 runners stranded, while Ponce had only 5 runners left...

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    Former Pirates Help Aragua Into The Championship

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoff games on Saturday night...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Leones de Caracas  2  --  
    The Big Cats had to have a one-game playoff because they finished tied for second place in the round robin...

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    Ciriaco Gets A Key Hit, Good Outing For Ascanio

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

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    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...

  • Analysis
    Roster Updates And Playoff Games

    An update on some recent roster moves by the Pirates:

    Pitcher Jose Veras took a few days, but did sign a minor league contract with the Pirates.  Veras is a 30-year-old who was first signed by the Rays in 1998.  He began playing in the US in 2002, and...

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    Ascanio Earns Win Despite Big Hits By Milledge And Gimenez

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoffs on Monday...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
     Criollos de Caguas  2,  Senadores de San Juan  1 --
    Los Criollos broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the bottom of the 9th.  SS Luis Figueroa walked, and moved to...

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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....

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    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...

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    Save For Rodriguez, Win For Machi

    A few signing notes for former Pirates, all minor league contracts:  
    1B Brad Eldred signed with the Giants,  P Ian Snell and INF Ramon Vazquez signed with the Cardinals, and OF Matt Kata signed with the Rangers.  


    Cheering for a few Pirates' players and friends in...

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    Sullivan Earns A Win

    The Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues wind up their round-robin playoff series this weekend, while the Venezuelans continue theirs for another week or so.  

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  5,  Gigantes de Carolina  2  --  
    Los Criollos began the scoring with a fly out-RBI for 3B Ramon...

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    Win For Uviedo, Appearance For Gonzalez

    A few winter league games with Pirates' players and friends...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  4,  Leones de Ponce  3  --  
    Two runs in the 3rd and another 2 runs in the 6th gave Los Criollos the edge.  SS Luis Figueroa singled and scored a...

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