Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Martinez Drives In Three Runs

Winter Leagues: Martinez Drives In Three Runs
John Dreker

In the Dominican from Sunday, Gregory Polanco went 0-for-4 in his team's 4-1 loss. He is hitting .310 through 39 games. Polanco missed all of last week with a stomach virus. In six games this week, he went 6-for-23 with five walks and two RBIs.

Sosa has a five game hit streak

Mel Rojas Jr. went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts. He came into the game in the eighth inning as a pinch-hitter and stayed in on defense in left field.

Carlos Paulino went 0-for-1 with a walk. He was pinch-hit for in the eighth innings. Paulino picked a runner off second base.

Michael Martinez went 1-for-4 with a double, stolen base and three RBIs in his first game since signing with the Pirates. Martinez is hitting .196 and came into the game with two RBIs. The stolen base was his first of the Winter. Martin...

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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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