Pirates' players and friends in Wednesday's winter league action:

 

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Criollos de Caguas  6,  Leones de Ponce  2

SS Benji Gonzalez doubled with two out and one on in the 4th inning for Los Leones, and a subsequent RBI single accounted for all of Los Leones' runs.  Los  Criollos had scored on a pair of doubles in the 2nd inning and a triple by former Indy Indian SS Luis Figueroa, followed by a double, in the 3rd.  Los Criollos broke the tie and earned the win in the 7th inning, sparked by a Ponce error, a single, and a double.

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Caribes de Anzoategui  3,  Tiburones de La Guaira  0

Los Tiburones were held to just 4 hits in the shutout.  Los Caribes scored on three solo home runs -- one blast in the 2nd inning, and back-to-...

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