Recent

0

Cedeno and Milledge Homer, Morton Pitches 6 Scoreless

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Criollos de Caguas� 5,� Gigantes de Carolina� 4� — An RBI single by RF Luis Matos got things going for Los Gigantes in the 1st, for a 2-0� lead.� Los Criollos came back with 4 runs in the 3rd, on 5 singles and a walk.� SS Luis Figueroa’s single in to right field loaded the bases in the inning, and he came around to score.� 3B Ramon Vazquez picked up an RBI when he walked, forcing in a run.� Two singles and a stolen base made it 5-2 for Los Criollos in the 3rd.� Two doubles and a single in the bottom of the 8th got Los Gigantes within one run, but they could not catch up.� 3B Ramon Vazquez had two walks and the RBI for Los Criollos.� 2B Benji Gonzalez went 0-for-3 for Los Gigantes.

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Tigres del Licey� 3,� Gigantes del Cibao� 1� — C Robinzon Diaz had two hits and a sacrifice bunt for Los Tigres, who scored one run in each of the 1st, 5th, and 6th innings.� Mike Dubee came on in relief for Los Gigantes after Los Tigres’ run (on a home run) in the 6th, with two outs and Diaz on base.� Dubee struck out the first batter he faced to end the 6th,� then retired the side in the 7th.� Los Gigantes scored their only run in the 8th, on a pair of singles and an error.� Former Pirate farmhand JR House appeared in his first game for Los Gigantes, coming in as a defensive replacement behind the plate in the 8th inning.� He struck out in his only plate appearance.

Leones del Escogido� 2,� Toros del Este� 1� –� Charlie Morton pitched 6 scoreless innings for Los Toros but did not factor into the decision in this game.� Morton scattered 6 hits and one walk, with 5 strikeouts.� He took advantage of double plays, a runner thrown out at second base by his catcher Jason Jaramillo, and left runners on base, getting out of small jams.� After Morton was relieved to begin the 7th inning, Los Leones tied the score on a solo home run.� In the bottom of the 9th, Los Leones loaded the bases with a single, a sacrifice bunt, an intentional walk, and a fielding error.� SS Pedro Lopez brought in the winning run with a sacrifice fly.� Jaramillo singled in the top of the 5th but was out in a double play.� SS Pedro Ciriaco was hitless in 4 trips to the plate, and he also made a fielding error, which did not result in a run.

Aguilas Cibaenas� 7,� Estrellas de Oriente� 4� — Franquelis Osoria was the losing pitcher in the 12th inning, when he gave up 3 runs (2 earned) on 2 hits, an intentional walk, and his own fielding error.� Pinch-hitter Starling Marte tied the gav eup for Los Aguilas with a solo home run in the 7th inning.� Los Estrellas scored another run in the bottom of the frame, but Los Aguilas scored again in the top of the 8th, tying the game again.� Marte remained in the game to play center field, and he singled again and scored in the 12th.� C Luke Carlin went 0-for-3 at the plate, and he walked in the 9th inning, but was replaced by a pinch-runner, who did not score.

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE

Venados de Mazatlan� 5,� Naranjeros de Hermosillo� 4� — Los Naranjeros pounded Mazatlan pitching for 17 hits, but they also left 14 runners on base and came up one run short.� Hermosillo broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the top of the 7th, but Los Venados tied it again with a run in the bottom of the inning.� In the bottom of the 8th, Los Venados’ DH Robert Saucedo reached base and home-town favorite Rogelios Noris was brought on to pinch-run for him.� 3B Hector Gomez hit the RBI single that plated Noris with what would turn out to be the winning run.� Hermosillo’s DH Humberto Cota had 4 hits in the game, including one in the top of the 9th.� He was also replaced by a pinch-runner, but that runner could not make it around to score.

Enjoy this story? Pirates Prospects will be switching to a subscription site on 4/13, so that we can continue bringing you the best Pirates coverage there is. For a very small monthly price, you can continue getting articles like this, along with coverage from every minor league city. Get more information here, and subscribe today!

Share This Article

Nancy Zinni

Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.

Jackson, Moss Declare FA, Jakubauskas Released

Next Story »

Solar Sox Still Playing… Nope, Can’t Catch Up

Latest Analysis

  • Keller Supak Hinsz

    Even With the New Draft Rules, the Pirates Are Still Loading Up on Projectable Pitchers

    11 hours ago

    From 2008-2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of resources on projectable pitchers out of high school. So far, this approach has led to breakout performances from ...

    Read More
  • Josh Bell made the move to first base over the off-season. (Photo credit: David Hague)

    Why Should You Care About Prospects?

    2 days ago

    Yesterday I had a shorter day than usual. The Pirates had cuts at the MLB level, and a road game. The day was shortened at Pirate City, ...

    Read More
  • Gregory Polanco

    Q&A: Trading Prospects For Rentals, Polanco Concerns, Meadows vs Appel

    3 days ago

    I missed the Q&A last week due to a common problem in Spring Training: I forgot what day it was. It was around 6:00 that I was ...

    Read More
  • Nick Kingham f

    Improving His Two-Seam Fastball will Make Nick Kingham a More Effective Pitcher

    4 days ago

    With Jameson Taillon returning from Tommy John surgery, and unlikely to make an impact at the Major League level early in the year, the top prospect to ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero 3

    The Roster Situations That Could Impact the Makeup of the Pirates Bullpen

    6 days ago

    There are less than two weeks remaining in Spring Training, and the one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates had actual position battles is heating up. There were ...

    Read More
  • Jordan Luplow

    How the Pirates are Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve With the New Draft Rules

    7 days ago

    The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a lot of changes to Major League Baseball. The biggest change for the Pittsburgh Pirates came in the draft. From 2008-2011, ...

    Read More
  • Alen Hanson

    The Key For Alen Hanson to Help the Pirates in the Majors This Year

    1 week ago

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at ...

    Read More
  • Tyler Glasnow 2

    What the Stats Don’t Tell You About Tyler Glasnow

    1 week ago

    The stat line for Tyler Glasnow’s start at Pirate City yesterday looked great: 3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K. The lone run ...

    Read More
  • JaCoby Jones Josh Bell

    JaCoby Jones Did Fine in the Move to Shortstop, But Needs to Cut Down on Strikeouts

    2 weeks ago

    The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted JaCoby Jones as an outfielder in the third round of the 2013 draft, then surprised everyone the following year when they moved him ...

    Read More
  • Cody Dickson is a lefty with the upside of a middle of the rotation starter. (Photo Credit: Mark Olson)

    The Mental Adjustment that Led to Cody Dickson’s Dominant 2014 Second Half

    2 weeks ago

    Trusting his stuff and not trying to do too much — that has been the key for left-handed pitcher Cody Dickson so far in his professional baseball ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles

    More