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The Pirates (24-6, 11-4) defeated Team San Diego (23-18, 7-8) 7-2 in Game 1 of the double dip Friday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.
The Pirates jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning.
Andrew Alvarez doubled and scored on a Nolan Henley RBI base hit up the middle. Christian Kelley plated the second run on an infield single by Greg Espinosa.Read More »Pirates Take Game 1 vs SD
The Pirates (20-5, 10-4) defeated the East LA Dodgers 4-0 Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.
It was scoreless heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, but that’s when the Pirate bats awakened.
Kyle Jackson singled and scored on an RBI knock by Alec Morabito to make it 1-0. Jason Padlo scored Morabito on a single to left field that increased the lead to 2-0.Read More »Pirates Blank Dodgers
The Pirates (19-5, 10-4) swept the doubleheader with a 10-4 win in Game 2 against the High Desert Heat (6-8, 3-7) Wednesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.
Only two days away from the Fourth of July, offensive fireworks were the norm for the Pirates in the first inning recording 11 consecutive hits en route to a nine-run first inning.Read More »9-Run 1st Inning Helps Pirates Sweep Heat
The Pirates (16-4, 7-3) defeated Team San Diego (16-8, 6-4) 8-4 in Game 1 of the doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Morley Field in San Diego.
Inland Valley came out of the gate strong with two runs in the first inning when Jonny Reynoso belted a two-run double scoring Greg Espinosa and Andrew Alvarez.
San Diego came back with two of their own in the bottom of the first to knot it up at 2 apiece.Read More »Pirates Win Game 1 in SD
The Pirates (8-2, 1-1) defeated the Palm Springs Power (9-1, 1-1) 4-3 Wednesday night at Palm Springs Stadium.
Andrew Alvarez continued his outstanding play with a 2-for-4 day including an RBI and a run scored. In addition to the stellar job at the plate, Alvarez dominated the opposition on the bump. He struck out six in eight excellent innings.
Jack Johnson slammed the door in the ninth and earned the save, while getting out of a bases loaded jam by striking out Jake Howeth.Read More »Pirates Plunder Power
The Pirates (5-0) continued their stellar play Wednesday night at Cal Poly Pomona with a two-hitter and a 4-0 victory over the Bucs (0-3).
Anthony Seminaris broke up the no-hitter with two outs in the sixth inning when he turned on an inside pitch and ripped it down the left field line.
The Pirates struck in the fifth when Fernando Escobar knocked in Jacob Bernardy.Read More »Pirates Blank Bucs
After a slow start in the first three innings, the Pirates scored in the next four innings to claim a 5-1 victory over the California Titans at Cal Poly Pomona Tuesday night.
In the fourth, Nolan Henley got things kick started with a single and stole one of his three bags on the night. He was hit in by Alec Morabito, who also tossed three efficient innings while earning the win.Read More »Pirates Tame the Titans
In the second game, the Pirates pitching stifled the Bucs for the first seven innings, allowing no runs.
Michael Koval started things off with three innings and three strikeouts. Andrew Alvarez recorded the win, while striking out five in just two innings. Aaron Reynoso struck out two in two innings. All three of these pitchers contributed to the scoreless first seven innings.Read More »Pirates Defeat Bucs 8-3 in Game Two
The Pirates return 16 players from their maiden voyage.
SCCBL all-stars AJ David, Kyle Jackson, Christian Kelley and Taylor Valentine are all back to help the club improve upon last season’s 12-11-1 mark.
Taylor Valentine posted gaudy numbers, while dominating the competition in 2013. The Cal State San Bernardino senior-to-be earned Pitcher of the Year honors while finishing 5-0 with a 0.66 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 40.2 innings.