Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Winter League action:
Gigantes del Cibao 6, Toros del Este 5
A bottom-of-the-9th rally by Los Toros was not enough to catch Los Gigantes. A single, a fielding error, and a walk loaded the bases with no outs for Los Toros. A grounder to third let one run come in, but forced out the runner trying to move from second to third. That was all Los Toros could do, though, as a strikeout and a fly out ended the game. Los Toros had scored one run in the bottom of the 1st. Matt Hague picked up an RBi in the 6th, when his grounder let a runner score from third base. Hague was safe at first on the play, and he scored on an RBI double. A throwing error let a third run score in the inning. Los Gigantes scored 3 runs in t...
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