Looking at some Pirates players and friends in Monday's winter league action:

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Caribes de Anzoategui  4, Bravos de Margarita  3

A run in the bottom of the 8th broke a 3-3 tie and gave Los Caribes the win, despite being out-hit by Margarita, 11-8.  A walk and a single opened the bottom of the 8th for Los Caribes.  CF Gorkys Hernandez dropped down a bunt, which turned into a force out at third base, leaving Hernandez safe at first.  Los Bravos brought in Pirate reliever Jhonathan Ramos to pitch.  Ramos intentionally walked the only batter he faced, loading the bases.  A sacrifice fly brought in the runner from third base with the go-ahead run.  Los Bravos scored a run in the top of the 1st with a solo home run.  Margarita starter Anthony Claggett kept Los Caribes sc...

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