Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues Recap: Marte Shows Patience, Fuesser Dominates

Winter Leagues Recap: Marte Shows Patience, Fuesser Dominates
John Dreker

In Winter League action yesterday, Starling Marte went 0-for-2 with two walks, pushing his off-season walk total to seven in just 11 games. He has a .333/.429/.571 line in 42 AB's, with two homers and two stolen bases. He is playing for Leones del Escogido of the Dominican League.

In other Dominican League action, Anderson Hernandez went 1-for-5 with a run scored. He has a .288 average and .762 OPS in 66 AB's. Andy Vasquez went 0-for-1 playing in just his fifth game, all off the bench. He is 0-for-3 on the season.

Darren Ford went 1-for-6 with two strikeouts in the leadoff spot for Leones del Caracas of the Venezuelan League. In 92 AB's, he has a .261/.352/.326 line. Catcher Ramon Cabrera is also with that team, though he did not play yesterday.

Shortstop Benji Gonzalez made his W...

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Winter Leagues
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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