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Pirates Blank Bucs

Pirates gm 5The 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

Pirates Tame the Titans

IMG_0182After 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

Pirates Force Dodgers to Walk the Plank

pirates gm 3The Inland Valley Pirates (3-0) jumped out to an early start and never looked back in a 10-0 victory against the East L.A. Dodgers Monday night at Banning High School.

Although the offense exploded for 10 runs, the story was the 17 strikeouts the four Pirate pitchers earned en route to a collective shutout. Jack Johnson notched the win and recorded seven strikeouts in three innings. Kevin Glomb started the game and tossed two innings, while striking out three. Ryan Romero added two strikeouts in two innings and Brett Early closed out the game with five Dodger whiffs in two innings.Read More »Pirates Force Dodgers to Walk the Plank

Pirates and Bucs Season Preview

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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. valentine pitch copy

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.

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