All posts tagged "Raul Chavez"

  • Analysis
    Caribes Take Venezuelan Championship

    The final playoff game of the Caribbean winter leagues was played on Sunday, finishing up the Venezuelan League championship.  The Caribbean Series begins on Wednesday and lasts six days (Feb 2nd - 7th), and from there, spring training will be right around the corner.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Caribes de Anzoategui...

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    Ascanio Earns Win Despite Big Hits By Milledge And Gimenez

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoffs on Monday...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
     Criollos de Caguas  2,  Senadores de San Juan  1 --
    Los Criollos broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the bottom of the 9th.  SS Luis Figueroa walked, and moved to...

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    Triple For Gonzalez and Homers For House, Gimenez, and Chavez


    Cheering for Pirates' players and friends in the few winter league playoff games on Sunday....

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  8,  Toros del Este  2 --  
    A 7-run 7th inning by Los Gigantes included a 2-run homer and a 3-run homer, and it gave them all the...

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    Milledge and Gimenez Spark Los Tigres; Julio Returns To Pirates

    The Pirates finished up a chilly mini-camp in Bradenton, and now there is just a month until pitchers and catchers report for spring training.

    A few notes:
    Wil Ledezma, who went to the Blue Jays last week (off waivers),  was outrighted to the Blue Jays' minor league system.
    Last...

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    Win For Uviedo, Appearance For Gonzalez

    A few winter league games with Pirates' players and friends...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  4,  Leones de Ponce  3  --  
    Two runs in the 3rd and another 2 runs in the 6th gave Los Criollos the edge.  SS Luis Figueroa singled and scored a...

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    Homers For Milledge, Ryan, and Cruz

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in winter league playoff action ...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Bravos de Margarita  4  --  
    A double and a single in the top of the 10th gave Los Tigres the winning run.  Los Tigres had started the scoring in the...

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    Ramos Works Out Of A Playoff Jam

    Just a few winter league playoff games on Monday night..  The Mexican Pacific and Puerto Rican leagues were off tonight.

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Gigantes del Cibao  6,  Estrellas de Oriente   5  --  
    The game began with a solo home run from the first batter of the game, plus another...

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    Uviedo Wins, Gimenez Homers

    Not many winter league playoff games today, but a few player moves:
    LHP Wil Ledezma had been DFA'ed right before Christmas, and yesterday he was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays.
    Both INF Delwyn Young and RHP Brian Bass signed minor league contracts with the Phillies today.  
    Earlier...

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    Wins For Ascanio And Ledezma, Loss For Nieve

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

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    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...

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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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