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Pirates 2015 Season Preview

The Pirates return 14 players from their SCCBL 2015 regular season co-championship team.

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Andrew Alvarez

Former SCCBL all-stars Andrew Alvarez, Kyle Jackson, Jonny Reynoso, Anthony Virgen and Nathan Virgen are all back to help the club improve to the next level after last season’s successful 26-8 finish.

Alvarez posted gaudy numbers, while dominating the competition in 2014. The Houston Baptist senior-to-be earned Pitcher of the Month honors in June, while finishing 5-0 with a 2.42 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 44.2 innings. He did damage with the bat as well, finishing with a .341 batting average and leading the team with 31 hits for the season.Read More »Pirates 2015 Season Preview

Pirates Conquer Legends

pirates gm 24The Pirates (21-5, 10-4) conquered the Long Beach Legends 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Long Beach City College.

The story of the game was the two D-1 pitchers for the Pirates, Andrew Alvarez (5-0) and Jordan Scheftz (SV 2), shutout the Legends. Alvarez tossed the first five innings, while Scheftz closed out the final four.Read More »Pirates Conquer Legends

Pirates Defeat Bucs 8-3 in Game Two

pirates bucs gm 2In 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