Sunday's winter league action with Pirates' players and friends:

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Cardenales de Lara  5,  Tiburones de La Guaira  2

Shairon Martis made the start for Los Tiburones, going 5.1 innings, but he was not involved in the decision.  Martis allowed just one run over the first 5 innings, with a solo homer to lead off the 2nd inning.  He scattered a double and three singles over those innings, and in both the 4th and the 5th, got a double play to erase singles.  Martis began the bottom of the 6th with a fly out and a walk, and was relieved at that point.  An error and a single allowed that base runner to score, then a sacrifice fly brought in a run that was charged to Martis' reliever.  Lara scored two more runs in the 8th inning, while Los Tiburones scored one r...

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