Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues Recap: Latimore Makes His Debut

Winter Leagues Recap: Latimore Makes His Debut

In Venezuelan League playoffs last night, Darren Ford went 0-for-4, as his team dropped their opening playoff game 8-1. Ford was the only Pirates player in Venezuela to play yesterday.
In the Dominican, Felix Pie and Alex Valdez saw their playoff struggles continue as their team dropped to 0-5 in the round robin tournament. Valdez went 0-for-3, dropping his average to .105 in 19 AB's, while Pie is now 3-for-19(.158) with just one run scored.
In Australian Baseball League action from today, Zac Fuesser picked up his third win, going five innings in Adelaide's 7-3 win over Sydney. Fuesser allowed three runs on six hits and three walks, with four strikeouts. All of the damage came in the third inning, as Sydney hit two homers in the frame. Fuesser threw 82 pitches, 53 for strikes. He now ha...

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