The Mexican Pacific and Puerto Rican Leagues are just waiting for the Caribbean Series (which begins on Feb 2nd), while the Venezuelan and Dominican Leagues are still in their championship series. Just a few Pirates' players and friends are still in action:
DOMINICAN LEAGUE (best of 9 series)
Aguilas Cibaenas 8, Leones del Escogido 5
Four runs in the top of the 9th gave Los Aguilas the come-from-behind win, cutting Los Leones' lead in the series to 3 games to 2. Los Leones took the lead several times in the game, but each time, Los Aguilas caught up. Escogido scored one run in the bottom of the 2nd, then Los Aguilas scored one run in the top of the 3rd with a double and a single. Los Leones scored a run on two doubles in the 4th and another run on two singles in the 5th. RF Brandon Moss helped Los Aguilas catch up with a 2-run homer in the 6th. Los Leones scored again in the bottom of the 7th, with one run on two singles, a bunt, and a walk. Three singl...
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.