All posts tagged "Mike Ryan"

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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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    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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    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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    Uviedo Wins, Gimenez Homers

    Not many winter league playoff games today, but a few player moves:
    LHP Wil Ledezma had been DFA'ed right before Christmas, and yesterday he was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays.
    Both INF Delwyn Young and RHP Brian Bass signed minor league contracts with the Phillies today.  
    Earlier...

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    Thompson Boosting Los Gigantes

    A few Pirates' players and friends appeared in Wednesday's winter league playoff games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE 
    Leones del Caracas  2,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  (Game 1)--  
    Another pitching duel tonight, with each team posting just 5 hits each.  Los Leones scored a run in the 6th on a single, a...

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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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    Many Familiar Winter League Pitchers

    Lots of Pirates and former Pirates pitching in Friday's winter league action... This is the last week of regular season play for the Dominican and Puerto Rican leagues.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Caribes de Anzoategui  8,  Tiburones de La Guaira  5  -- (Game 1) 
    A 5-run 6th inning gave Los Caribes the...

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    Three Hits For Cedeno, Two For Jaramillo

    Sunday's winter league action with the Pirates' players and friends...
    As usual, the Arizona Fall League has Sunday off.  Guess who is leading the AFL in RBI?  That's right, it's OF Andrew Lambo.
    The Australian League also has a few days off, with the Adelaide Bite and Quincy Latimore back...