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DSL Pirates1 Advance to Second Round of DSL Playoffs

DSL Pirates1 Advance to Second Round of DSL Playoffs

The DSL Pirates1 beat the DSL Mets2 today, advancing to the second round of the Dominican Summer League playoffs. The Pirates won 8-0 today, following their 5-3 win yesterday, to sweep the best of three series.

Oderman Rocha pitched five shutout innings to help lead the Pirates to the win. Rocha gave up one walk and one hit, while striking out four. During the regular season, Rocha had a 1.81 ERA in 49.2 innings, with a 53:17 K/BB ratio. This is the third season in the DSL for the 19-year-old. Last year the 6' 3", 165 pound right hander put up a 3.29 ERA in 54.2 innings, along with a 52:26 K/BB ratio.

Yunelky Adames led the offense, going 2-for-3 with a grand slam in the third inning, giving the Pirates a 5-0 lead at the time. Adames hit for a .269/.359/.418 line in 208 at-bats in th...

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