All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

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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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    New Pitchers, Same Hitters

    Two pitching acquisitions for the Pirates at the winter meetings, though both should remain at the major league level, with no impact on the minor league part of the organization:
    RHP Kevin Correia is a 30-year old San Diego native, who came up through the Giants' organization, but pitched for...

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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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    Claggett Wins Again; Singh Reappears

    A few signing notes for some former Pirates -- LHP Phil Dumatrait has signed a minor league contract with the Twins, and LHP Neal Cotts has signed a minor league contract with the Yankees.  OF Rajai Davis was traded from the A's to the Blue Jays.  

    Sunday's winter...

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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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    Dominican League Recap

    Looking in on the Pirates' players and friends in the Dominican League over the past few days...

    Starling Marte went 1-for-4 for Los Aguilas Cibaenas on the 17th.  After reaching base on a grounder force out,  he scored one of the 4 runs in the 3rd inning.  Then Marte...

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    Two Hits For Marte In The Dominican League

    Cheering for the Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...
    I'll be going on the road for a few days... catch up with everyone at the beginning of next week.


    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Cardenales de Lara  6,  Tigres de Aragua  2  --  
    Los Tigres were held...

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    Winter League Recap

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

    PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

    Gigantes de Carolina  5,  Senadores de San Juan  4  --  Los Gigantes plated a run in the bottom of the 11th inning for the walk-off win.  Carolina posted...

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    Cedeno and Milledge Homer, Morton Pitches 6 Scoreless

    Winter league action with the Pirates' players and friends on Wednesday...

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� (Game 1) -- SS Ronny Cedeno's 3-run homer in the 4th inning put the game away for Los Tigres.� Aragua scored one run in each of the first three innings.� A single, a...

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    Pirates Hitting In Venezuela, But Not In The Dominican

    Cheering for some Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action...�� The Australians are back in action on Thursday, which will be late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning for most of us.

    VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

    Tigres de Aragua� 6,� Bravos de Margarita� 0� -- A Pirate-filled game... 2B/3B Andy LaRoche singled twice and walked for...