Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Rodriguez Continues to Impress on the Mound; Suchy Extends On Base Streak

Michael Suchy has reached base safely in 12 straight games. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Winter Leagues: Rodriguez Continues to Impress on the Mound; Suchy Extends On Base Streak
John Dreker

One night after helping his team to a 4-3 win in the Venezuelan league playoff opener, Elvis Escobar went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs in his team's 8-0 victory. He went 0-for-4 in the first game, but walked twice and scored each time, accounting for half of his team's runs.

Engelb Vielma went 1-for-4 with a single last night. He went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI in his playoff opener on Tuesday night.

In the Dominican, Pablo Reyes saw his first playoff action. He pinch-hit in the sixth inning of a one-sided deficit and ended up batting three times. He flew out, picked up a sacrifice fly, walked and scored a run. Reyes played second base for the final three innings. His team looked like a Pirates reunion late in the game with Reyes joined by Matt Hague, Ronny Paulino, Wil...

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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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