All posts tagged "Ramon Vazquez"

  • Analysis
    Strong Innings by Ledezma and Machi

    Cheering for Pirates' players (the few who are left) and friends in the winter leagues......

    Leones de Ponce  6,  Gigantes de Carolina  3  --  
    Four runs in the bottom of the 8th gave the game to Los Leones.  Two walks and four singles did the damage...

  • Analysis
    Milledge Drives In The Winning Run For Aragua

    The Caribbean leagues continue their playoffs, though the Mexican Pacific League has the night off....

    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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    Milledge, Gimenez, and Paulino Get A Few Hits

    The Pirates got the new year started by signing Brian Burres to a minor league contract.  He will be at the major league spring training camp, competing for a position on the big league club.

    The Caribbean winter leagues continue their playoffs, and we continue to cheer for the...

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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....

  • Analysis
    Winter League Season Ends

    The Venezuelan, Mexican Pacific, and Puerto Rican Leagues wrap up their regular season play today.  Everyone is off for New Year's Eve, and playoff games begin soon after.  A few of the Pirates' players and friends in tonight's action:

    Caribes  de Anzoategui  2,  Navegantes del Magallanes  1...

  • Analysis
    Wins For Ascanio And Ledezma, Loss For Nieve

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friend in Monday's winter league action:

    Leones del Caracas  6,  Cardenales de Lara  5  --  
    Two runs in the bottom of the 9th gave Los Leones and Jose Ascanio the win.  Los Cardenales were leading 5-4 in the top of the...

  • Analysis
    A Save For Ascanio, Big Hits for Cedeno and Gimenez

    The Dominican League has finished regular season play.  The four top teams -- Estrellas de Oriente, Leones del Escogido, Toros del Este, and Gigantes del Cibao -- will begin a round robin playoff tournament on Sunday.  Los Estrellas, Los Leones, and Los Toros all finished the regular season with identical...

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    Personnel Shuffles; Loss For Nieve

    Several moves, shuffling personnel around:

    RHP Joe Martinez, who came to the Pirates from the Giants (with John Bowker) in July, was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster and designated for assignment.  That frees up a roster spot for newly signed starter Kevin Correia.  Martinez joined the Indy Indians...

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    Big Day For Milledge, Cortes, And Tabata; Loss For Ascanio

    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league action...
    The Dominican League's last regular season games will be on Tuesday. 

    Tigres de Aragua  8,  Leones de Caracas  3  (Game 1) --  
    Los Tigres won this battle of the big cats with a 6-run...

  • Analysis
    Solid Inning For Ascanio, Latimore Slumping

    Another minor league free agent signed: Pitcher Neal Cotts signed with the Yankees.

    Looking in on some of the Pirates' players and friends in Thursday's winter league action.. the Dominican League has the night off, and there were some games postponed in Venezuela.


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