Pirates' players and friends in winter league action:

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE

Naranjeros de Hermosillo 2,  Venados de Mazatlan  1

Los Naranjeros scored lone runs in both the 3rd and 4th innings, with a double and a single in each.  Los Venados were kept scoreless and held to just 2 hits and 2 walks over the first 7 innings of the game.  They finally scored their one run in the top of the 8th, with a double and an RBI single.  In the top of the 9th, Los Venados put a runner on base with a two-out single.  Rogelio Noris came in to pinch-run, but the next batter grounded out to end the game.

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tigres de Aragua  7,  Bravos de Margarita  3

A 4-run 8th inning by Los Tigres broke a 3-3 tie to give Aragua the win.  With one out in the top of the 8th innin...

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