International News

DSL Pirates1 Advance to Dominican Summer League Championship

DSL Pirates1 Advance to Dominican Summer League Championship

The DSL Pirates1 beat the DSL Mariners today, sweeping the Mariners in two games in the best of three semi-finals series, and advancing to the Dominican Summer League championship. The Pirates will take on the winner of the other semi-finals matchup between the DSL Angels and the DSL Yankees 1.

Left-handed starter Christian Henriquez took the mound for the Pirates, giving up three runs on five hits in six innings, with no walks and six strikeouts. During the regular season, the 20-year-old left-hander had a 3.03 ERA in 59.1 innings in the DSL, with a 37:14 K/BB ratio. He left the game down 3-1, but the Pirates didn't wait long to tie it up.

In the bottom of the seventh inning, Pablo Reyes hit a two run homer, tying the game at 3-3. Reyes, an 18-year-old shortstop who turns 19 next week, went 4-for-5 with the homer. During the regular season he hit for a .284/.368/.399 line with one homer in 183 at-bats. This was his first year in the DSL, after signing on May 31st, right before t...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If you're already a member, you can log in below.

International News
@http://twitter.com/timwilliamsp2

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

More in International News

The Pirates' Dominican Academy, which opened in 2008.

Why Some International Players Can Sign, But Have Trouble Entering the U.S.

Tim WilliamsJuly 2, 2015
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Agree to $350,000 Deal With International OF, Add Second Player From Bahamas

Tim WilliamsJuly 2, 2015
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Two International Names to Watch For Tomorrow

John DrekerJuly 1, 2015
Mikell Granberry made the top ten list due to his offense and improved defense

DSL Pirates Season Preview: Young Guns and Strong Outfielders

John DrekerMay 29, 2015
PNC Park

Pirates Sign Catcher From Netherlands

John DrekerMay 14, 2015
Edison Lantigua 2 f

Edison Lantigua Named Among the Top 20 Prospects in VSL/DSL

John DrekerApril 13, 2015

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2015 Pirates Prospects