All posts tagged "Stefan Welch"

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Polanco Back in the Starting Lineup

    In Winter League action yesterday, Gregory Polanco played for the first time in five days. He batted seventh and played center field, going 1-for-4 at the plate. He is now hitting .217 in 23 AB's, with one double, one stolen base, no walks and seven strikeouts. His teammate on Leones del Escogido,...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Announce Seven Minor League Signings

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signing of seven minor league free agents through a team press release. Four of the signings we already knew about, as the official announcement was made on Darren Ford, Jared Goedert, Anderson Hernandez, and Stefan Welch. The Pirates also signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Reid, and re-signed...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Re-Sign Anderson Hernandez, Stefan Welch

    As Wilbur Miller pointed out today after the Jared Goedert signing, the Pirates have re-signed a few of their players from last year. Baseball America announced some re-signings yesterday, with the key players for the Pirates being Anderson Hernandez and Stefan Welch. Both players were in the organization in 2012. Hernandez had...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Cole Reflects on Futures Game, Colla Incorporates Long Toss

    Gerrit Cole has always been a starter, so when he was asked to warm up in the bullpen in the first inning of the MLB Futures game on Sunday, it was a little strange for the right-hander. “It was weird,” Cole said. “I think it was weird for everybody. We had 10...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/28 — 4 RBI For Gimenez; Bite Eliminated In Australia

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league playoff games:   DOMINICAN LEAGUE Leones del Escogido  5,  Aguilas Cibaenas  2 Los Leones again took the lead in this best-of-9 series, with this win over Los Aguilas.  Los Leones now lead 4 games to 3, and need one more win...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/28 — Dominican And Venezuelan Series Tied

    Not too many Pirates' players and friends left in the playoff mix, as winter league action winds down:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE    (best of 7) Tiburones de La Guaira  9,  Tigres de Aragua  1 Los Tiburones evened up the championship series again, at 2 games each, taking a big bite out of Los...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/26 — Moss, Cortes, and Anderson Homer, Mildren Goes 9

    The Mexican Pacific and Puerto Rican Leagues are just waiting for the Caribbean Series (which begins on Feb 2nd), while the Venezuelan and Dominican Leagues are still in their championship series.   Just a few Pirates' players and friends are still in action:   DOMINICAN LEAGUE    (best of 9 series) Aguilas Cibaenas  8, ...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/25 — Mayaguez Takes Puerto Rican Title; Obregon Sweeps Mexican Series

    One early game, one later game, and then the really late Australian games....  The Dominican and Venezuelan Leagues are off today.   PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE  (best of 9) Indios de Mayaguez  5,  Criollos de Caguas  2 Los Indios de Mayaguez won the Puerto Rican League best-of-9 championship series with their 5th win...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/21– Venezuelan League’s Three-Way Tie; Welch Wins Fan Favorite

    Catching up with Pirates' players and friends in the winter league playoffs on Saturday:   PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE Indios de Mayaguez  8,  Criollos de Caguas  4  -- suspended in the 9th inning Los Criollos began the game with 2 runs in the top of the 1st, won a hit batter, an RBI...

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/20 — Homers For Gimenez And Anderson; Two Perfect Innings For Thomas

    The Mexican Pacific League and Dominican Leagues both begin their championship playoff series on Saturday  -- best of 7 series for the Mexicans, and best of 9 series for the Dominicans.  Meanwhile, the Venezuelan League has only two more days left in the regular season, and the Puerto Rican League is in...

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