All posts tagged "Luis Figueroa"

  • Analysis
    Homers For Milledge, Ryan, and Cruz

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in winter league playoff action ...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Bravos de Margarita  4  --  
    A double and a single in the top of the 10th gave Los Tigres the winning run.  Los Tigres had started the scoring in the...

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    A Win For Machi

    The Pirates' mini-camp begins tomorrow in Bradenton....  just 35 days until Spring Training begins,  81 days until major league opening day, and 87 days until the minor league opening day (not that anyone here is counting, of course....)

    Meanwhile, the Caribbean leagues continue with their playoffs.  The Mexican Pacific...

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    Strong Innings by Ledezma and Machi

    Cheering for Pirates' players (the few who are left) and friends in the winter leagues......

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  6,  Gigantes de Carolina  3  --  
    Four runs in the bottom of the 8th gave the game to Los Leones.  Two walks and four singles did the damage...

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    Milledge Drives In The Winning Run For Aragua

    The Caribbean leagues continue their playoffs, though the Mexican Pacific League has the night off....

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Leones de Ponce  5,  Senadores de San Juan  2  --  
    Reliever JR Rodriguez earned his first playoff save with a perfect 9th inning for Los Leones.  His teammates broke a 2-2...

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    Milledge, Gimenez, and Paulino Get A Few Hits

    The Pirates got the new year started by signing Brian Burres to a minor league contract.  He will be at the major league spring training camp, competing for a position on the big league club.

    The Caribbean winter leagues continue their playoffs, and we continue to cheer for the...

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    Low-Hitting Playoff Games, Good Inning For Ascanio

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league play...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE   (playoffs)
    Criollos de Caguas  5,  Gigantes de Carolina  0  --  
    Caguas' starter Dylan Owen (Mets) pitched 7 no-hit innings, and two relievers finished the deal with a string of 6 consecutive ground outs....

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    Big Night For Paulino And Mildren

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends (some from the way-back machine) in Wednesday's winter league action:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE   (Round robin playoff series)
    Leones del Escogido  4,  Gigantes del Cibao  2  --  
    A 2-run homer in the top of the 7th made the difference for Los Leones.  LF/RF...

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    Wins For Ascanio And Ledezma, Loss For Nieve

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friend in Monday's winter league action:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Caracas  6,  Cardenales de Lara  5  --  
    Two runs in the bottom of the 9th gave Los Leones and Jose Ascanio the win.  Los Cardenales were leading 5-4 in the top of the...

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    Personnel Shuffles; Loss For Nieve

    Several moves, shuffling personnel around:

    RHP Joe Martinez, who came to the Pirates from the Giants (with John Bowker) in July, was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster and designated for assignment.  That frees up a roster spot for newly signed starter Kevin Correia.  Martinez joined the Indy Indians...

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    Big Day For Milledge, Cortes, And Tabata; Loss For Ascanio

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league action...
    The Dominican League's last regular season games will be on Tuesday. 

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE 
    Tigres de Aragua  8,  Leones de Caracas  3  (Game 1) --  
    Los Tigres won this battle of the big cats with a 6-run...

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