Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Escogido Loses Without Marte and Polanco

Winter Leagues: Escogido Loses Without Marte and Polanco
John Dreker

Starling Marte missed his second straight game on Monday night in the Dominican. Without him and Gregory Polanco, their Escogido team lost last night, dropping them to 6-3 in the 18 game round robin tournament. Several sources listed Marte as day-to-day with a minor back injury, while others said it was just rest. Either way, he should return to the lineup when he team resumes play on Wednesday. Polanco is in Bradenton now attending mini-camp with the Pirates and should rejoin Escogido as early as Wednesday.

Gregory Polanco is attending mini camp in Bradenton

That Escogido loss had a couple Pittsburgh Pirates farmhands in it that are still currently free agents. Graham Godfrey started the game and went 4.1 innings, allowing three runs on five hits, no walks and he had one strikeout. ...

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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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