Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: More Pirates Players Confirmed For Winter Ball

Winter Leagues: More Pirates Players Confirmed For Winter Ball
John Dreker

Gregory Polanco had his second straight 1-for-4 game, picking up a single. He has hits in seven straight games to start the Dominican League season. Polanco is 12-for-28 with four doubles and three homers.

Polanco has hits in all seven games he has played in Winter Ball

Luis Sanz allowed one run on one hit and he a hit batter in two innings of work. He also threw a wild pitch. In five innings over four appearances, Sanz has allowed two runs on three hits and two walks.

In Venezuela, Jose Osuna got into his first game since last Friday and he didn't see much time. He came on as a defensive replacement in the ninth inning and didn't bat. He has played six games so far, going 2-for-6 with two doubles and two walks.

In Mexico, Ali Solis went 2-for-4 with a double and his first stol...

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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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