All posts tagged "Tony Sanchez"

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    Crotta Has A Good Inning; Indy Indians Lose Second Game

    Blue Jays 5,  Pirates  3
    The Pirates lost to the Blue Jays at McKechnie Field this afternoon.   
    Pitchers Mike Crotta, Chris Resop, and Joel Hanrahan each pitched a scoreless inning for the Pirates, with both Crotta and Hanrahan retiring the side in order.  Crotta was aided by a leaping...

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    2011 Prospect Watching; Sanchez and Fryer

    Two Pirates' minor league catchers, who apparently had some kind of magnetism for pitched baseballs in their heads last season:

    Tony Sanchez  --  R/R, 6' 0",  220 lb
    The top catching prospect in the Pirates' system, Sanchez was chosen in the first round of the 2009 draft.  He had...

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    First Round Of Reassignments

    Nothing unexpected here, though maybe a few days earlier than they had earlier suggested....

    Catchers Tony Sanchez and Eric Fryer and pitchers Donnie Veal and Cesar Valdez were all reassigned to minor league camp this morning.  Sanchez and Fryer are both likely to begin the season at AA Altoona.  Both...

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    Pirates Fall To Phillies

    Phillies  7,   Pirates  4

     3-run rally in the 7th inning was enough to push the Phillies over the Pirates at McKechnie Field this afternoon.  
    Starter Kevin Correia had a shaky top of the 1st inning.  The first four batters he faced all singled,...

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    Pirates’ Prospects Club The Manatees

    Pirates 21,  Manatee-Sarasota  1   (7 innings)
    The Pirates' top prospects and players fighting for a major league job got the chance to show off their stuff this afternoon in the Pirates' annual charity game against the State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota.  The Pirates pounded out 20 hits, including home...

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    Roster Updates And Playoff Games

    An update on some recent roster moves by the Pirates:

    Pitcher Jose Veras took a few days, but did sign a minor league contract with the Pirates.  Veras is a 30-year-old who was first signed by the Rays in 1998.  He began playing in the US in 2002, and...

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    Arizona Fall League Wrap

    The Arizona Fall League wrapped up with the Championship Game on Saturday.  The Scottsdale Scorpions beat the Peoria Javelinas 3-2.  Each team posted 7 hits, with RF Adam Loewen (Blue Jays) going 3-for-3 for the Javelinas.  Loewen's first single contributed to the Javelina's first run in the top of the...

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    Tie Eliminates Solar Sox From Playoffs

    MESA SOLAR SOX  5,  PHOENIX DESERT DOGS  5   (TIE)
     
    Starter Justin Wilson pitched into the 4th inning and allowed 2 runs, but the game ended in a tie.  That means that the Solar Sox will not be able to catch...

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    Leach Continues Hot Pitching In Arizona

    Mesa Solar Sox  2,  Phoenix Desert Dogs  2  (TIE)

    Runners left in scoring position was the name of today's game, which ended in a tie after 9 innings.  The Solar Sox did a little better than the Desert Dogs in leaving runners on base -- they collected 6 hits...

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    Sanchez Homers Twice for Solar Sox

    Surprise Rafters  6,  Mesa Solar Sox  5

    C Tony Sanchez blasted a pair of home runs for the Solar Sox in their loss to the Rafters on Thursday afternoon in the Arizona Fall League. 

    Sanchez's first home run gave Mesa...