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 must have used them up in yesterday’s second game. Perth scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning with a double and a home...
Winter league action for Pirates’ players and friends on Saturday, including Australian games from Saturday morning….
Estrellas de Oriente 7, Tigres del Licey 5
Five runs in the 8th inning gave the come-from-behind win to Los Estrellas. Los Tigres scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st, aided by a wild pitch and three passed balls by C Dusty Brown...
Not a lot of winter league action on Thursday; both the Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues had no games scheduled.
Leones del Caracas 6, Tigres de Aragua 1
Five runs in the 7th inning gave the game to Los Leones. After a single, a throwing error, and a double drove in two runs, Los Tigres brought in former Pirate reliever Wil Ledezma. Ledezma got...
Rinku Singh will pitch in the Australian Baseball League this year.
Three Pirates prospects will be playing for the Adelaide Bite in the Australian Baseball League, which begins on November 3rd. The three prospects are right handed pitcher Ryan Beckman, left handed pitcher Rinku Singh, and first baseman Calvin Anderson.
Beckman spent most of the 2011 season as the closer for the...