Checking on Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league play...  The Australian League takes the early part of the week off, so their next games will be on Thursday (their time).

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Leones del Caracas  6,  Bravos de Margarita  0

It was all Caracas in this game, with Los Bravos posting 6 runs, but leaving 8 batters on base (and Caracas left 14 runners on base).  Los Leones scored 3 runs in the 1st inning, on 3 walks, a single, and a double.  Anthony Claggett relieved Margarita starter Ryan Tatusko in the bottom of the 3rd, after a passed ball and two walks had again loaded the bases.  Claggett ended that inning with a tapper back to the mound.  He pitched a scoreless 4th, with one single (and that runner was thrown out trying to steal second base...

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