Pirates' players and friend in winter league competition:

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Toros del Este  6,  Gigantes del Cibao  5

A 2-run homer in the top of the 8th gave Los Toros the come-from-behind win.  Pirate minor leaguer Andy Vasquez came in to pinch run, and he also scored on the home run.  Reliever Tim Wood pitched a scoreless bottom of the inning.  He gave up two singles, and had some help from his center fielder, who threw out the lead runner at the plate to end the inning.  DH Matt Hague went 0-for-3 for Los Toros.

 

Leones del Escogido  5,  Aguilas Cibaenas  3

LF Starling Marte was also hitless for Los Leones.  Los Aguilas scored 3 runs in the top of the 3rd.  Escogido answered with one run in the bottom of that inning, then 3 runs in the 5th.  They added one run mo...

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