The Inland Valley Pirates (6-4-1, 2-3) used a six-run second inning to put Team San Diego (7-12, 2-6) away 9-2 Tuesday afternoon at Grossmont College. In the… Read More »Six-Run Second Powers Pirates Past San Diego
The Pirates return 14 players from their SCCBL 2015 regular season co-championship team.
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
The Pirates (24-6, 11-4) defeated Team San Diego (23-18, 7-8) 7-2 in Game 1 of the double dip Friday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.
The Pirates jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning.
Andrew Alvarez doubled and scored on a Nolan Henley RBI base hit up the middle. Christian Kelley plated the second run on an infield single by Greg Espinosa.Read More »Pirates Take Game 1 vs SD
The 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
The 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
After dropping Game 1 of the doubleheader, the Inland Valley Pirates (9-3, 2-2) cooled off the High Desert Heat (3-3, 2-2) in Game 2 en route to a 6-4 victory.
Christian Kelley scored Fernando Escobar on a sacrifice fly and Jonny Reynoso ripped an RBI single scoring Nolan Henley to put the Pirates in front 2-0.
The Heat responded with one run in the fourth to cut the deficit to 2-1.Read More »Pirates Cool Off the Heat in Game 2