All posts tagged "Pedro Ciriaco"

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    Pirates Hitting In Venezuela, But Not In The Dominican

    Cheering for some Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...�� The Australians are back in action on Thursday, which will be late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning for most of us.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� -- A Pirate-filled game... 2B/3B Andy LaRoche singled twice and walked for...

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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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    Dominican And Puerto Rican Leagues Begin Play; Noris Homers

    The Dominican and Puerto Rican winter leagues open their seasons tonight.� So far, many of the teams in those leagues have only partial rosters or no rosters posted.

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes de Carolina -- SS Benji Gonzalez (West Virginia Power in 2010), and former Indy Indian (2007) OF Luis Matos.

    Criollos de Caguas...

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    The Confusing Case of Matt Walbeck

    The confusing case of Matt Walbeck, the Eastern League Manager of the Year, now jobless since the Pirates have declined to renew his contract....� I have no direct knowledge, not being in or around Altoona.

    From Corey Giger of the Altoona Mirror:� "It's simple and complicated",�� and� it's going to give...

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    Curve Hold Their Own Against Pettitte, But Lose Game One

    Trenton Thunder� 3,� Altoona Curve� 2 ...���� (box)

    Curve starter Rudy Owens faced off against National's phenom pitcher Stephen Strasbourg at the beginning of the season, and held his own.� Now he winds down the season by facing off against New York Yankees' rehabbing star Andy Pettitte -- and...

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    Curve and Marauders Both Fall To Big Innings

    Harrisburg Senators� 10,� Altoona Curve� 5 ....������ (box)

    Two 5-run innings gave the Senators the advantage over the Curve in the first game of their Eastern League playoff series.

    The Curve jumped out to the early lead in the bottom of the 1st.� 2B Chase d'Arnaud led off with a walk, and...

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    Eight Call-Ups Cap The Season

    As expected, shortly after the Indianapolis Indians' season ended, the Pirates made the phone call to bring up seven players to the big league club.� Some of the call-ups were expected, but there were surprises too.

    IMG_4652Pitchers Brad Lincoln and Justin Thomas,...

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    Van Every Homers As Indians Lose Finale

    Louisville Bats� 6,� Indianapolis Indians 3 ..�� (box)

    The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up the 2010 season at Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky this afternoon with a loss to the Bats.� The Tribe finished the season just below .500 with a 71-73 record, and they finished the season series against Louisville with...

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    Moss Takes IL RBI Title As Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians� 5,� Louisville Bats� 3 ..��� (box)

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    RF Brandon Moss's (photo) double in the top of the 7th inning gave the Indians the winning run and gave Moss his league-leading 96th RBI at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville,...