Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Robbie Glendinning Homers Saturday, Helps Lead Team to 32-10 Win Sunday

Winter Leagues: Robbie Glendinning Homers Saturday, Helps Lead Team to 32-10 Win Sunday
John Dreker

In the Dominican on Saturday night, Richard Rodriguez made his second playoff appearances and allowed an unearned run on two hits, with no walks and one strikeout. He has not allowed an earned run since signing with the Pirates early this month, running his streak up to 14 straight games without an earned run last night. Rodriguez has walked just two batters all winter.

From Colombia on Thursday night, Francisco Acuna went 1-for-2, with a walk, a run scored, a HBP and his second triple of the winter. Through 36 games, he is hitting .248/.383/.330.

From game two of a doubleheader in Australia on Saturday, Robbie Glendinning went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in the seventh inning. He also walked and was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in a third run in his team's 10-9 win...

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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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