Back from a few days away, and ready to check back in with the Pirates' players and friends in winter league action... Thanks to Tim for filling in this week!
Leones del Caracas 6, Aguilas del Zulia 1
CF Corey Wimberly continued his hot Venezuelan League start with 2 hits for 2 RBI. He singled with the bases loaded in the 2nd inning to drive in the first of Los Leones' two runs in that inning. Wimberly singled to begin a one-run rally in the top of the 4th, and he scored on a wild pitch. Two doubles and a single brought in two runs in the top of the 5th, and Wimberly added a run with a sacrifice fly. In his first three games with Los Leones, Wimberly is 4-for-13 at the plate, with a 308 average.
Caribes de Anzoategui 6, Tigres de Aragua 4
Los Caribes scored 2 runs in the top of the 3rd, then added 4 runs in the top of the 4th. With two runs already in, CF Gorkys Hernandez reached on a force attempt/throwing error, allowin...
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.