Analysis

Winter Leagues 11/16 — Farrell Homers

Winter Leagues 11/16 — Farrell Homers

Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action....    I'll be away for a few days, but we'll catch up with the winter league action when I get back.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tiburones de La Guaira  7,  Leones del Caracas  3

A 5-run 5th inning gave Los Tiburones control of the game.  Caracas scored their runs in the first two innings.   Reliever Jose Ascanio pitched a perfect top of the 6th for Caracas, including one strikeout.

 

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Tigres del Licey  10,  Toros del Este  9

Both teams were on a roll for the first third of the game --  Los Toros scored 2 in the 1st, and 3 runs in each of the 2nd and 3rd innings; Los Tigres scored 4 in the 1st and 5 in the 2nd.  DH Wily Mo Pena hit a grand slam for Los Tigres in the 1st inning. ...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a 40% discount on the 2017 Prospect Guide. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Analysis

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.

More in Analysis

Bob Nutting Discusses Kang, McCutchen, 2016 Struggles, 2017 Expectations, and More

Tim WilliamsFebruary 21, 2017

Nutting: “We need to have a commitment never to back away on the amateur draft again”

Tim WilliamsFebruary 20, 2017

Pirates Notebook: The Makeup of the Bench, Health of the Catchers, Early Camp Notes

Tim WilliamsFebruary 19, 2017

Alen Hanson’s First and Last Shot With the Pirates

Tim WilliamsFebruary 18, 2017

The Pirates Finally Made the Right Call For Their Outfield Alignment

Tim WilliamsFebruary 17, 2017

Tyler Glasnow Has a New Changeup: “The Scott Mitchell Special”

Tim WilliamsFebruary 16, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2016 Pirates Prospects