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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 Win; Tied for First in SCCBL

pirates gm 18Sitting just a half game back of Team San Diego and the Palm Springs Power, the Inland Valley Pirates knew they had a very important game against the Bucs Thursday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Pirates (15-4, 6-3) responded superbly defeating the Bucs (3-14, 2-9) 4-1.

AJ David ripped a two-run double down the left field line scoring Jason Padlo and Andrew Alvarez to make it a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third.Read More »Pirates Win; Tied for First in SCCBL

Pirates Drop Game 2 to Power

pirates gm 17The Pirates (13-4-1, 5-3) fell 3-1 to the Palm Springs Power (18-2, 4-2) in Game 2 of the double dip on Monday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Power scored twice in the third to grab a 2-0 lead.

Inland Valley answered with one in the sixth inning to cut the deficit in half. AJ David tripled and Jorge Ortega knocked him in.Read More »Pirates Drop Game 2 to Power

Pirates Top Power in Game 1

pirates gm 16The Pirates (13-3-1, 5-2) defeated the Palm Springs Power (17-2, 3-2) in a tightly contested 3-2 victory at Cal Poly Pomona Monday afternoon.

Andrew Alvarez (4-0) shut down the Power for the second consecutive time and remains the only pitcher to notch a victory against Palm Springs. Alvarez tossed 8.1 innings, striking out four and only allowing two runs in the ninth inning.

The Pirates took the lead in the fifth on an RBI double down the left field line by Jacob Bernardy scoring Nathan Virgen.Read More »Pirates Top Power in Game 1

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

Pirates Top Bucs in Game 1

pirates gm 14The Pirates (11-3-1, 3-2) toppled the Bucs (3-11, 2-7) 3-1 in Game 1 of the double header Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Pirates scored quickly in the first when Fernando Escobar scored on a wild pitch to make it 1-0.

They increased the lead to 3-0 in the fifth innings on a two-run single by Kyle Jackson. Greg Espinosa and Andrew Alvarez scored.Read More »Pirates Top Bucs in Game 1

Pirates Tie Dodgers in Game 2

pirates gm 13After trailing 2-0 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and no one on base, the Pirates put together the ultimate two-out rally to knot the score at 2 apiece in Game 2 of the doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Christian Kelley took one for the team. Michael Johnson cracked a double. Nathan Virgen belted a two-run single up the middle.Read More »Pirates Tie Dodgers in Game 2

6 is the Magic Number for the Pirates

pirates gm 12The magic number for the Pirates (10-3, 2-2) against the East L.A. Dodgers was six in game one of the double dip on Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Inland Valley scored six runs in the sixth inning en route to a 9-2 victory.

The Dodgers actually took a 2-0 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth, but that’s when the offensive fireworks exploded for the men in red.Read More »6 is the Magic Number for the Pirates

Pirates Cool Off the Heat in Game 2

pirates gm 11After 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