All posts tagged "Raul Chavez"

  • 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.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

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    Big Night For Tabata and Cedeno; Hague Is In Mexico

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league play--
    The Puerto Rican and Dominican Leagues had today off, as they prepare for their All-Star teams to face off tomorrow.  

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Tigres de Aragua  5,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  --  
    (Game 1)...

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    Hits for Milledge and Cedeno

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

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Caracas  6,  Tigres de Aragua  4  --  
    Caracas won this battle of the Big Cats.  Los Leones scored first with a solo homer in the top of the 1st.  Los Tigres tied it...

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    A Loss For Valdez

    The MLB Winter Meetings are over.... back to the winter league action, as we cheer on some new Pirates' players.

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Leones del Escogido  3,  Tigres del Licey  0  --  
    New Pirate Caesar Valdez (just acquired from the Diamondbacks as the player-to-be-named-later in the Zach Duke trade) made...

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    Nice Start For Claggett, Key Doubles For Ciriaco and Noris

    MLB's winter meetings begin tomorrow (Monday).  Stay tuned for news of trades, moves, shifts, Rule 5 draft, etc.  
    A few of Sunday's winter league games with Pirates' players and friends participating:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Cardenales de Lara  3,  Bravos de Margarita 1  --  Anthony Claggett
    pitched 4 innings in...

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    Dubee Wins #3, Hit-Fest For Aragua

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league action:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Estrellas de Oriente  6,  Tigres del Licey  3   --  
    Los Tigres posted only 5 hits, but they also hurt themselves by committing 4 errors.  They scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning...

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    Machi’s 6th Save

    Checking in on some Pirates' players and friends in Friday night's winter league games:

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Navegantes del Magallanes  7,  Bravos de Margarita  5  --  Jean Machi
    pitched a perfect 9th inning to earn his 6th Save for Los Navegantes.  His teammates took a 5-1 lead in the bottom...

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    Claggett’s First Win

    Looking in on the Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league action...

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
    Criollos de Caguas  2,  Gigantes de Carolina  1  --  
    A low-hitting game, and Caguas scored their 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th on two singles and some mistakes by Los Gigantes....

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    Claggett Takes A Loss; Homers For Cedeno And Gimenez

    Happy Thanksgiving to all!  
    Everyone has probably seen that Zach Duke has been traded to Arizona for a player to be named later.
    Also, former Pirate Bryan Bullington, who was removed from the Kansas City Royals' 40-man roster last week, was released by the Royals yesterday.  Then Bullington signed...

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    Venezuelan League Round-Up

    A quick look at what some of the Pirates' players and friends were up to in the Venezuelan League recently:

    Anthony Claggett joined Los Bravos de Margarita, and has made two relief appearances.  On the 17th, he pitched one inning, giving up only a 2-out double,...