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Pirates Drop Wild SCCBL Championship Game 1

pirates gm 30On Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona, the pitcher of the month in June, Andrew Alvarez was set to duel the pitcher of the month in July for the Power, Morgan Earman. Surely runs would be at a premium.

That’s why they play the games.

The Pirates (26-7, 12-4) fell 18-13 to the Palm Springs Power (35-8, 12-4) in a game that was completed on Wednesday at Palm Springs Stadium after Game 1 was suspended due to darkness on Tuesday.Read More »Pirates Drop Wild SCCBL Championship Game 1

Pirates Down Halos

pirates gm 25The Pirates (23-5, 10-4) defeated the OC Halos 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Inland Valley got out to a quick start in the first inning as Greg Espinosa scored on an RBI by Andrew Alvarez to make it 1-0.

The Halos knotted it up at 1-1 in the fourth inning.

Anthony Virgen killed any moment the Halos might have had with a majestic two-run homer over the left field wall in the fifth inning. Anthony’s brother, Nathan, also scored on the big fly and the Pirates regained the lead at 3-1.Read More »Pirates Down Halos

Pirates Blank Dodgers

pirates gm 23The 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

Bucs Sink the Pirates

bucs gm 16The Buccaneers (6-15, 3-9) sunk the Pirates (17-5, 8-4) Monday afternoon with a  11-2 victory at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Bucs came out swinging in the first inning when they took a 1-0 lead. Miles Ryan scored on an error.

The Pirates tied it up in the third when Chaneng Varela belted an RBI single scoring Michael Johnson.Read More »Bucs Sink the Pirates

Power Surge Too Much for Pirates

pirates gm 8The Pirates (7-2, 0-1) fell 8-2 to the Palm Springs Power (9-0, 1-0) at Palm Springs Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Pirates grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the third on an RBI single by Andrew Alvarez scoring Greg Espinosa, but the Power answered with two in the bottom of the third to take a 2-1 lead.

Palm Springs added four in the fourth and two more in the sixth to increase their lead to 8-1.

Kyle Jackson finished the scoring off with an RBI that plated Bryce Cherry in the ninth.Read More »Power Surge Too Much for Pirates

Pirates Conquer Sin City

Pirates Gm 7The Pirates (7-1) defeated Team Las Vegas 10-4 Sunday afternoon at Basic High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Pirates struck first when Andrew Alvarez knocked in Fernando Escobar in the first inning to make it 1-0.

Team Las Vegas answered in the third knotting the game at 1 apiece.Read More »Pirates Conquer Sin City

Pirates Split Doubleheader with the Force

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The Force is with the Pirates (Game 1 Recap)

The Pirates (6-0) tossed a one-hitter against the San Diego Force 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Michael Koval and Cody Erautt were sensational. Koval struckout seven in four innings, while allowing the one hit. Erautt earned the victory and hurled five inning, while sitting down five Force hitters.Read More »Pirates Split Doubleheader with the Force