All posts tagged "Stefan Welch"

  • Analysis
    Winter League Playoffs 1/4 — Hernandez Homers

    The Puerto Rican League season ends today, with their playoffs beginning over the weekend.  Meanwhile the other Caribbean leagues continue in playoff mode.  In other news, SS Pedro Ciriaco has signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox.   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Navegantes del Magallanes  3,  Tigres de Aragua  2 Los Navegantes...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues — Happy New Year!

    The Australians had New Year's Day games, which of course, were played in the middle of the night for those of us on this side of the globe. Adelaide Bite  3,  Perth Heat  2 Ryan Beckman earned his 6th Save as the Bite and the Heat struggled to get hits -- they...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues 12/30 — Walk-Off Steal? And Anderson Homers

    The Mexican Pacific League and the Venezuelan League both wrap up regular season play today.  The Puerto Rican League takes the next three days off, then finishes up their season on Jan 3rd and 4th.  The Dominican League will take a couple of days off, then resume their playoffs on Monday.   Happy...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/29 – One Tough Inning Sinks Claggett; Figueroa Wins

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Thursday's winter league action:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tiburones de La Guaira  6,  Bravos de Margarita  2 Anthony Claggett made the start for Los Bravos, and buzzed through the first four innings, allowing only a walk and a single in the top of the 1st.  ...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/28 — Ledezma Earns First Win; Dominican Playoffs

    Looking in on a few Pirates' players and friends in winter league action:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE  Tigres de Aragua 6,  Leones del Caracas  3 Wil Ledezma was the pitcher of record when Los Tigres took a lead they would not surrender in the 6th inning.  Los Tigres got onto the scoreboard first,...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/20 — Thomas’ First Win, Aussie All-Stars

    Looking in on Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Cardenales de Lara  5,  Tigres de Aragua  4 Los Tigres posted 10 hits, out-hitting Los Cardenales (6 hits), but late-inning runs could not get them caught up to Lara.  LF Jonel Pacheco, hitting lead-off, homered and singled...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/19 — Another Slow Monday

    Mondays in the winter leagues are typically slow:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Leones del Caracas  5,  Tigres de Aragua  4 Los Leones won this battle of the Big Cats with 3 runs n the bottom of the 9th.  Los Tigres scored single runs in four different innings, including their last 3 at-bats.  SS...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Sign Brandon Boggs and Stefan Welch

    Following up on the previous news that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Jake Fox and Shairon Martis, Baseball America's transactions page adds that the Pirates have also signed Brandon Boggs and Stefan Welch. Boggs, an outfielder, has played for Texas and Milwaukee in the majors, spending most of his career in the...

  • Analysis
    Perth Wins Game Two, Tying Series

    Perth Heat  9,  Adelaide Bite  2
    The Perth Heat came roaring back to win the second game of the Australian Baseball League's championship series on Saturday (early hours for US time zones), forcing a winner-take-all final game on Sunday.  Bite starter Brandon Maurer had the Heat under his thumb for...

  • Analysis
    Two Hits For Latimore In Championship Opener

    Adelaide Bite  4,  Perth Heat  3  
    The Bite opened the Australian League's championship series with a win over the Perth Heat on Friday.  Perth began the scoring with a run in the bottom of the 1st, on a single and an RBI double from the first two batters in...

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