Chaneng Varela

Pirates Swept by Power in Championship Series

pirates gm 31The 2014 season was an amazing one for the Pirates, but unfortunately they fell short of their goal of winning the SCCBL championship on Wednesday night at Palm Springs Stadium.

The Pirates (26-8, 12-4) lost 8-2 to the now four-time defending league champion Palm Springs Power (36-8, 12-4).

The Power jumped out to the early 1-0 lead in the first inning.Read More »Pirates Swept by Power in Championship Series

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

Pirates Win Game 1 in SD

pirates gm 19The 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

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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