All posts tagged "Rich Thompson"

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    Winter Leagues 10/29 – Win For Leroux, More Hits For Hague

    A few Pirates' players and friends in Winter League action.... the Puerto Rican League and the Australian League begin play later this week. MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Caneros de los Mochis  7,  Venados de Mazatlan  1 This was a scoreless game until Los Venados got onto the scoreboard in the bottom of the...

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    Winter Leagues 10/26 — Thompson’s Debut

    A few Pirates' players and friends in winter league action: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Aguilas Cibaenas  5,  Toros del Este  2 Starter Aaron Thompson, who pitched for both Altoona and Indianapolis in 2011, made his Dominican League debut tonight, joining manager Dean Treanor's Toros.  Thompson got off to a good start, allowing just one...

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    Winter Leagues 10/17

    The Venezuelan and Mexican Pacific Leagues had a scheduled day off on Monday.  The Dominican League had just one game going. The Puerto Rican and Australian winter leagues (well, summer for the Aussies) begin in a few more weeks. Team USA is on a short break before continuing with the Pan Am...

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    Winter Leagues 10/14-15 — Hague Hits, Hernandez Gets Hit

    Catching up with the Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues: MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Algodoneros de Guasave  7,  Venados de Mazatlan  4 A 6-run 3rd inning gave Guasave a lead they would not give up on Friday, despite a 3-run 8th by Los Venados.  There were two homers in the 3rd...

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    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part One

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    Burres Pitches 8 Shutout Inning For Indians

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  0 Brian Burres pitched 8 scoreless innings and struck out 9 batters. Brian Burres earned his 5th win of the season tonight, but his first of the season at Victory Field, as the Indians beat the Iron Pigs, despite being out-hit 6-5....

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    Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Pedro Ciriaco doubled and scored the only Indians' run. The Indianapolis Indians scored early tonight at Victory Field, but the Iron Pigs came from behind to take the win.  The Lehigh Valley pitchers held the Indians scoreless after the 2nd inning,...

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    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...

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    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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    Thompson Boosting Los Gigantes

    A few Pirates' players and friends appeared in Wednesday's winter league playoff games:

    Leones del Caracas  2,  Aguilas de Zulia  0  (Game 1)--  
    Another pitching duel tonight, with each team posting just 5 hits each.  Los Leones scored a run in the 6th on a single, a...

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