Winter League Results: 10/19

Here are the results from the Pirates prospects in yesterday’s winter league action.

**Ramon Cabrera got his second start behind the plate, and went 0-for-4 with a walk.

**Anderson Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a double and two walks for the Tigers in the Dominican League.

**In the same game, Alen Hanson entered as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning and grounded out in his only at-bat. Hanson remained in the game to play shortstop, replacing Atlanta shortstop Tyler Pastornicky. So far Hanson has just one at-bat in two appearances.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=72405411 Ian Rothermund

    So what’s up with Hanson getting dissed?

    • http://www.piratesprospects.com Tim Williams

      He’s not. The Dominican league usually prioritizes players closer to the majors. Guys in A-ball can be on the roster, but usually don’t get the majority of the playing time.

      • http://www.facebook.com/ian.rothermund Ian Rothermund

        I sort of came to realize that after I made the comment. I’m interested to know, however, with the numbers of players from low/high A down through the DSL….why not have a winter league geared towards them?

        • http://www.piratesprospects.com Tim Williams

          Those players usually play in the Fall Instructional Leagues.