Winter Leagues 11/18: Farrell Drives in the Winning Run
Friday’s winter league action with Pirates’ players and friends:
Toros del Este 1, Gigantes del Cibao 11
Matt Hague went 0-1 with a walk before being lifted during the 4th inning for a defensive replacement. He is now batting .308 after 25 games played. Pedro Ciriaco went 0-4 with 3 strikeouts while playing second base. He is now batting .242
Cardenales de Lara 5, Leones del Caracas 9
Ramon Cabrera went 1-3 with a triple, walk, 2 runs scored and another 2 runs driven in during his teams 9-5 win. Corey Wimberly went 2-5 with a run scored in the leadoff role. He is now hitting .400
Navegantes del Magallanes 1, Caribes de Anzoategui 3
Gorkys Hernandez went 0-1 with 2 strikeouts and a walk during his team’s 3-1 win. He has now played 30 games and is hitting .236 with 11 walks.
Aguilas del Zulia 1, Bravos de Margarita 0
Diego Moreno pitched two scoreless innings, striking out two batters while facing the minimum. Former Pirate Carlos Maldonado went 0-3 and is now hitting .125
Tigres de Arugua 1, Tiburones de La Guaira 5
Ronny Cedeno went 2-3 with a walk and strikeout. Lastings Milledge went 1-2 with a double and 2 walks, he is hitting .327 now. Former Pirates catchers, Hector Gimenez and Raul Chavez each went 0-3 in the loss
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Leones de Ponce 0, Indios de Mayaguez 1
Jeremy Farrell went 1-3 with his 3rd double and drove in his 7th run, the only run of the game coming in the bottom of the 8th inning.