Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in winter league action....The Puero Rican League has the weekend off.

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tiburones de La Guaira  8,  Leones del Caracas  2

Six runs in the top of the 7th inning gave Los Tiburones the win.  Armando Galarraga made the start for Los Leones, and allowed only one run on 3 hits in 5.2 innings.  Galarraga got two outs and surrendered a walk in the 6th, then was relieved by Justin Thomas.  Thomas retired the only batter he faced, ending the inning, then he was relieved to begin the 7th.  Former Pirate farmhand Ronald Uviedo pitched the final inning for Los Caracas, and gave up a run on two hits.

 

Aguilas de Zulia  10,  Tigres de Aragua  1

Los Aguilas scored 5 runs in the first inning then added another...

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