Sunday's winter league action for Pirates' players and friends...the Dominican League is down to their last few days of the regular season, which ends on the 21st.
Tiburones de La Guaira 8, Caribes de Anzoategui 3
A 4-run 7th inning by Los Tiburones put the game out of reach of Los Caribes. Los Caribes scored one run in the 3rd inning, in a rally that began with a single up the middle. CF Gorkys Hernandez grounded to third, but beat out the relay to first, preventing a double play. Hernandez moved to second on a ground out and came around to score on an RBI single. Los Caribes took a brief 3-2 lead with a 2-run homer in the 3rd inning, but Los Tiburones scored 2 in the 5th, then had the big 7th inning.
Tigres de Aragua 6, Cardenales de Lara 5
Los Cardenales probably thought they were sitting pretty with their 5-run 3rd inning. With 4 of those runs already in, Wil Ledezma came on in relief, and gave up an RBI single, then...
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.