Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in Saturday's winter league action:
Aguilas del Zulia 2, Bravos de Margarita 0
Diego Moreno pitched a 1-2-3 inning for Zulia, as Los Aguilas' pitching staff held Los Bravos to just 4 hits. Los Aguilas scored a run each of the 2nd and the 4th.
Tigres de Aragua 7, Caribes de Anzoategui 6 (Game 1)
Los Tigres were trailing 6-0 going into the top of the last inning, when they exploded for 7 runs to take the lead and the win. Los Caribes began the game with a walk and a 2-run homer, then added 4 more runs over the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings. SS Ronny Cedeno led off the top of the 7th (shortened game, due to the double header) with a single into center field. He scored on a 3-run homer. A...
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.