Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Jose Osuna Ejected After Ugly Incident

Osuna will likely face a suspension for his actions on Saturday night (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Winter Leagues: Jose Osuna Ejected After Ugly Incident
John Dreker

In Venezuela on Saturday, Jose Osuna went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored on his 23rd birthday. The double was his 12th of the season. He was ejected in the seventh inning after being hit by a pitch and will likely be suspended for throwing his helmet at Bruce Rondon during a fight. As you can see in the video, immediately after being hit, Osuna objected to Rondon making a pick-off throw and then that's when things got out of hand. He is hitting .330/.393/.503 in 53 games. Osuna ranks fifth in the league in OPS.

Elias Diaz went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. He is hitting .233/.313/.411 in 21 games. He is 4-for-25 in his last eight games.

A.J. Morris allowed one run on three hits, while recording two outs. He allowed the d...

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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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