All posts tagged "Luis Figueroa"

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    A Little Winter League Hitting

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in a few winter league games on Friday...

    VENZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  4,  Cardenales de Lara  1  --  
    Aragua starting pitcher Yorman Bazardo pitched 8 innings and allowed only one run on 7 hits, earning his 5th win for Los Tigres....

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    Claggett Takes A Loss; Homers For Cedeno And Gimenez

    Happy Thanksgiving to all!  
    Everyone has probably seen that Zach Duke has been traded to Arizona for a player to be named later.
    Also, former Pirate Bryan Bullington, who was removed from the Kansas City Royals' 40-man roster last week, was released by the Royals yesterday.  Then Bullington signed...

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    Puerto Rican and Mexican Pacific League Recaps

    Pirates' infielder Benji Gonzalez is on the roster for Los Gigantes de Carolina in the Puerto Rican League.  He has not been seeing a lot of playing time, but he did get into the game on the 17th, starting at second base.  Gonzalez went 0-for-4 and struck...

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    Cedeno and Milledge Homer, Morton Pitches 6 Scoreless

    Winter league action with the Pirates' players and friends on Wednesday...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� (Game 1) -- SS Ronny Cedeno's 3-run homer in the 4th inning put the game away for Los Tigres.� Aragua scored one run in each of the first three innings.� A single, a...

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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...

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    Bass Has A Good Start for Aragua

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

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Leones del Caracas� 9,� Bravos de Margarita� 2� -- Caracas began the game with 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st, and kept right on rolling, with a run in the 3rd, 2 in the 4th , and 4 in...

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    Milledge, LaRoche, and Cedeno Rolling In Venezuela

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

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Aguilas de Zulia� 2,� Caribes de Anzoategui� 1�� (Game 1 and Game 2)� -- No kidding, the same score in both games.� Zulia recorded 6 hits in both games also.� In the first game, Los Caribes were held to just...

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    Cedeno Joins In, Machi Earns Save #3

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

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� -- Los Bravos were held to just 2 hits -- a single in the 7th, and another to lead off the 9th inning.� 3B Andy LaRoche worked a walk to open...

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    Roster Moves and Winter Leagues: Rough Night For Morton And Hamman

    A few roster moves by the Pirates today:

    Several players have been removed from the 40-man roster and outrighted to AAA Indianapolis:� LHP Justin Thomas, RHP Sean Gallagher, RHP Steven Jackson, 1B Jeff Clement, and OF Brandon Moss.

    Of these, Thomas, Jackson, and Moss are now all free to declare themselves minor league...

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    A Touch Of Winter (Leagues)

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues on Tuesday...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Criollos de Caguas� 8,� Senadores de San Juan� 2� -- Former Indy Indian SS Luis Figueroa was just a homer away from hitting for the cycle, with 3 of Los Criollos' 15 hits.� 3B Ramon Vazquez also had a...

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