Checking in with a few Pirates' players and friends in Friday's winter league play :

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tigres de Aragua  9,  Tiburones de La Guaira  4

SS Ronny Cedeno went 1-for-3 for Los Tigres in his winter league season debut.  Los Tigres roared loudly in the first four innings, especially in the 5-run 3rd inning.  After a lead-off double in the bottom of the 1st, Cedeno was hit by a pitch, and a single loaded the bases.  CF Lastings Milledge grounded out, driving in the lead runner from third, and an RBI single brought in Cedeno.  A walk and two singles, including one by Cedeno, added a run for Aragua in the bottom of the 2nd.  The bottom of the 3rd began with a solo home run by Milledge.  After the homer, a double, a single, and a walk loaded the bases again for Los...

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