All posts tagged "Romulo Sanchez"

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    A Few Notes For Sunday; Altoona Roster

    Just a few notes from here and there:

    Check out this story by Lee Judge of the Kansas City Star. He talks about Clint Hurdle, but it generally applies to almost any minor league system.  I'm trying to picture players sleeping in the luggage racks.

    The Indy Indians...

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    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:

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

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    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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    Slow Offense In Winter League Play

    Shortstop signings:  Former Pirate Brian Bixler has signed a minor league contract with the Nationals, and will likely be back to face the Indy Indians as a member of the Syracuse Chiefs.  Former Pirate Argenis Diaz, who was not offered a contract by the Pirates after this season, has signed...

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    Many Familiar Winter League Pitchers

    Lots of Pirates and former Pirates pitching in Friday's winter league action... This is the last week of regular season play for the Dominican and Puerto Rican leagues.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE
    Caribes de Anzoategui  8,  Tiburones de La Guaira  5  -- (Game 1) 
    A 5-run 6th inning gave Los Caribes the...

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    Veal Re-signed; Hits For Brown And Hague

    Southpaw Donnie Veal will likely be back in Indianapolis in 2011.  He has signed a minor league contract with the Pirates today, and has also been invited to the big league camp for Spring Training.  After struggling through his mandatory year on the Pirates' major league roster as a Rule...

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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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    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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    A Win For Dubee And Two Hits For Milledge and Cedeno

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Thursday's winter league action:

    DOMINICAN LEAGUE
    Toros del Este  6,  Tigres del Licey   0  --  
    Los Tigres were shut-out on 6 hits.  They had 2 runners on base in a few innings, but were never able to bring them around...

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    Gallagher and Bass Have Good Starts In Venezuela

    Cheering for the Pirates' farmhands and friends in Saturday's winter league games...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  2,  Tigres de Aragua  1  --  Brian Bass suffered the loss for Los Tigres, though he did not pitch poorly.  Bass threw 7.2 innings and scattered 5 hits and 3 walks. ...

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