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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

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

Bucs Win Pitcher’s Duel to Sweep Rounders

bucs gm 14The Buccaneers (4-16, 2-9) enjoyed their best day of the season on Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona sweeping the Lancaster Rounders (2-3-1) with a 1-0 victory.

Nathaniel Acosta (2-2) shut down Lancaster for 5.1 innings and Eric Trask slammed the door shut in 1.2 innings and notched the save.

The only run was scored in the fifth inning on an RBI base hit by Tanner Thibodeau scoring Bryce Brooks.Read More »Bucs Win Pitcher’s Duel to Sweep Rounders

Pirates Complete Doubleheader Sweep

pirates gm 15The Pirates (12-3-1, 4-2) defeated the Bucs (3-12, 2-8) 10-3 Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona to complete the doubleheader sweep.

The Pirates put the game away early, jumping out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.

Jason Padlo ripped an RBI double, one of his three hits on the day. Michael Johnson cracked a two-run double, but he wasn’t finished yet.Read More »Pirates Complete Doubleheader Sweep

Bucs Lose Heartbreaker to Heat

Bucs Gm 5The Buccaneers (0-5, 0-1) lost 5-4 to the High Desert Heat (2-1, 1-0) Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Bucs started things off right in the second when Girardo Ramirez belted an RBI single into right field scoring Jack Spohn.

The Heat responded with five unearned runs in the top of the third to grab a 5-1 lead.

The Bucs chipped away at the lead scoring two in the fourth and one in the fifth.Read More »Bucs Lose Heartbreaker to Heat

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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