Sunday's winter league action for some Pirates' players and friends:
Toros del Este 5, Estrellas de Oriente 1
Each team posted just 6 hits, but Los Toros made them count. Los Estrellas scored first with a solo homer in the 3rd. Former Pirate farmhand CF Rich Thompson singled in that inning also, but didn't score. Matt Hague tied the score for Los Toros in the 4th inning with his second solo homer of the winter league season. Los Toros broke the tie with 4 runs in the 7th inning, taking advantage of 2 errors by Los Estrellas. A single, a bunt with an fielding error, and an intentional walk loaded the bases. Two singled drove in three runs, then a throwing error by Los Estrellas' catcher on a double steal brought in another run. Hague walked in that inning...
To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail email@example.com.