All posts tagged "Pedro Ciriaco"

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    Pirates Shut Out Yankees

    Pirates  2,  Yankees  0

    Six Pirate pitchers combined to shut out the Yankees at McKechnie Field this afternoon.  James McDonald and Aaron Thompson each pitched 2 scoreless innings, and each allowed 2 hits.  That was all the hits the Yankees could get.  Daniel McCutchen pitched 2 innings, retiring 6...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Former Pirates Help Aragua Into The Championship

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoff games on Saturday night...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Leones de Caracas  2  --  
    The Big Cats had to have a one-game playoff because they finished tied for second place in the round robin...

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    Ciriaco Gets A Key Hit, Good Outing For Ascanio

    Lots of playoff action in the winter leagues on Friday night:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Toros del Este  2,  Estrellas de Oriente  1  -- SS Pedro Ciriaco, 
    who has not been in Los Toros' recent playoff games, started off the scoring in this game.  He singled to lead off the...

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    Dominican Playoffs Begin

    Back in action.... cheering for some Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league action:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  11,  Toros del Este  7  --  
    The Dominican League's round robin playoff series began this evening, and Los Gigantes took their first game with a 6-run 8th inning.   Los...

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    Slow Offense In Winter League Play

    Shortstop signings:  Former Pirate Brian Bixler has signed a minor league contract with the Nationals, and will likely be back to face the Indy Indians as a member of the Syracuse Chiefs.  Former Pirate Argenis Diaz, who was not offered a contract by the Pirates after this season, has signed...

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    Tabata And Cedeno Hitting Nicely

    A full Saturday night of action in the winter leagues:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tiburones de La Guaira  9,  Tigres de Aragua  5  --  
    Three runs in the bottom of the 8th put the game out of reach for Los Tigres.  Aragua put their first run on the board in the...

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    Veal Re-signed; Hits For Brown And Hague

    Southpaw Donnie Veal will likely be back in Indianapolis in 2011.  He has signed a minor league contract with the Pirates today, and has also been invited to the big league camp for Spring Training.  After struggling through his mandatory year on the Pirates' major league roster as a Rule...

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    Milledge and Tabata Homer, Ciriaco Has 3 Hits

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action:

    VENZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  12,  Tiburones de La Guaira  2  --  
    Los Tigres posted 12 runs on 12 hits, including a 4-run 6th inning and a 6-run 7th inning.  They began their scoring with a 2-run...

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    New Pitchers, Same Hitters

    Two pitching acquisitions for the Pirates at the winter meetings, though both should remain at the major league level, with no impact on the minor league part of the organization:
    RHP Kevin Correia is a 30-year old San Diego native, who came up through the Giants' organization, but pitched for...

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