Looking at a few Pirates' players and friends in Tuesday's winter league action:

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tigres de Aragua  2,  Aguilas del Zulia  1

Los Tigres scored first, with one run in the 4th, on a sacrifice fly by LF Jorge Cortes.  Los Aguilas tied the score in the 5th inning, on a double, a single, and a throwing error by 1B Hector Gimenez.  Another error started Los Tigres' rally in the 7th inning.  A bunt by Cortes, and two singled drove in what turned out to be the winning run.  Jonel Pacheco singled in the top of the 9th.

 

Caribes de Anzoategui  8,  Tiburones de La Guaira  2

Los Caribes' 6-run 5th inning made the difference.  The score was tied at 1-1 going into the 5th, which began with two walks.  A throwing error allowed one run to score.  A single...

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