All posts tagged "Mike Ryan"

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    Gallagher and Bass Have Good Starts In Venezuela

    Cheering for the Pirates' farmhands and friends in Saturday's winter league games...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  2,  Tigres de Aragua  1  --  Brian Bass suffered the loss for Los Tigres, though he did not pitch poorly.  Bass threw 7.2 innings and scattered 5 hits and 3 walks. ...

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    Dubee and Thomas On The Mound

    Just a few Pirates' players and friends saw winter league action on Friday...

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes del Cibao  9,  Toros del Este  4  --  This game was a little home run derby.  Los Toros scored their only runs in the top of the 3rd inning, on a pair...

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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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    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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    Milledge, Gimenez, and LaRoche Homer; Ryan Hits For The Cycle

    Sunday's action for Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues.� The Arizona Fall League and the Mesa Solar Sox have the day off.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 20,� Leones del Caracas� 15 -- No, they weren't playing football.� That's 35 runs on 38 hits, 17 walks, 10 strikeouts, 4 wild pitches, 2...

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    Noris Homers, MIlledge Hitting Well

    Saturday's winter league action for the Pirates' players and friends.� The Puerto Rican League had their Ponce/Caguas game postponed.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Bravos de Margarita� 11,� Cardenales de Lara� 1� -- Despite 10 hits, Los Cardenales were able to score just one run, which came in the 3rd inning.� Los Bravos piled up 12 hits...