All posts tagged "Pedro Ciriaco"

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    Indians Top Yankees; Pirates’ Top Red Sox

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  2
    The Indians had both the pitching and the hitting tuned up this afternoon as they defeated the Yankees at Bradenton.   SS Jordy Mercer, 2B Josh Harrison, and C Eric Fryer each drove in two runs.   The scoring started when Harrison tripled in...

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    Busy Day For Pirates; Indians Win 8-3

    The Pirates had a busy Spring Training day today:
    LHP (starter) Garrett Olson was claimed off waivers from Seattle.  Olson is a 27-year-old California native who was the Orioles' 1st round pick in the 2005 draft.  He made his major league debut in July 2007, and split both the 2007 and...

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    Six-Run Inning Stops Pirates, But Indians Get A Win

    Orioles  13,  Pirates  3
    Indianapolis area native C Jake Fox beat up on the Pirates' pitching this afternoon in Bradenton, with two booming home runs and 4 RBI.  The first homer capped a 6-run 3rd inning, when Pirates' starter Ross Ohlendorf gave up four singles and a double before the...

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    Crotta Has A Good Inning; Indy Indians Lose Second Game

    Blue Jays 5,  Pirates  3
    The Pirates lost to the Blue Jays at McKechnie Field this afternoon.   
    Pitchers Mike Crotta, Chris Resop, and Joel Hanrahan each pitched a scoreless inning for the Pirates, with both Crotta and Hanrahan retiring the side in order.  Crotta was aided by a leaping...

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    Two More Rounds Of Reassignments, Plus Game Notes

    Catching up after being away for a few days...

    On Saturday, the Pirates sent four pitchers to minor league camp:
    RHP Bryan Morris and RHP Kyle McPherson, both on the 40-man roster, were optioned down, with Morris going to AAA Indianapolis and McPherson going to A+ Bradenton.   
    Two...

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    Pirates Shut Out By Jays

    Blue Jays  5,  Pirates  0
     
    The Pirates were held to just 4 hits in this afternoon's game against the Blue Jays at McKechnie Field.  3B Pedro Alvarez had two of the hits --  a two-out single up the middle in the 1st inning, and a single on a pop...

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    Walker Homers In Karstens’ Win

    Pirates  4,  Phillies  3
     
    A 2-run homer by 2B Neil Walker in the top of the 6th gave the Pirates the go-ahead run and one more for insurance, as the Pirates beat the Phillies in Clearwater, FL.   A solo homer by Phillies' DH Ben Francisco off Pirates' starter Paul...

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    Pirates Fall To Phillies

    Phillies  7,   Pirates  4

     3-run rally in the 7th inning was enough to push the Phillies over the Pirates at McKechnie Field this afternoon.  
    Starter Kevin Correia had a shaky top of the 1st inning.  The first four batters he faced all singled,...

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    Pirates’ Pitchers Rule

    Pirates  4,  Blue Jays  1
    Pitchers were the story for the Pirates this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Five Pirates' pitchers combined to hold the Blue Jays to 4 hits this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Charlie Morton made his second strong start in the Grapefruit League.  He gave up one run...

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    Nice Pitching By Dubee, Crotta, and Boleska

    Twins  4,  Pirates  2
    The Pirates fell to a 3-3 record in Grapefruit League play this afternoon at McKechnie field.  Both teams posted 9 hits, but the Twins did a better job of pushing runs across.  Ross Ohlendorf made the start and was charged with the loss, but the only...