Just a little bit of winter league action for Pirates' players and friends today... the Dominican League had a scheduled day off.
Caribes de Anzoategui 3, Bravos de Margarita 1
Not a lot of offense in this game -- just 2 hits for Los Bravos and 6 hits for Los Caribes. Los Bravos scored their only run in the top of the 5th, on a walk and three errors by Los Caribes. The first two runs for Los Caribes came on a 2-run homer in the 4th inning. They scored again in the bottom of the 5th with three singles. Gorkys Hernandez entered the game in the top of the 8th as a defensive replacement in left field. He had a plate appearance in the bottom of that inning and was hit by a pitch.
MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE
Yaquis de Obregon 7, Venados de Mazatlan 1
Rogelio Noris is back with Los Venados after representing Mexico in the Pan Am games. He came into this gave to pinch hit in the 7th inning, when he popped out, then remained in the game to pl...
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.