Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Thursday's winter league play:

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Caribes de Anzoategui  7,  Aguilas del Zulia  2

Exicardo Cayones made a start in center field for Los Caribes and scored a run for them.  Los Caribes got started with 3 runs in the 1st inning, on 3 singles, a walk, and an RBI ground out.  Los Aguilas scored 2 runs in the 4th, with a single, a double, and another RBI ground out.  Los Caribes added a run in the 4th inning, aided by a fielding error, and another run in the 7th, with a walk and a double.  In the 8th, after a lead-off single, Cayones reached base on a grounder force out.  Two wild pitches advanced him to third base, and he crossed the plate on an RBI single.  Another single and a sacrifice fly brought in the second...

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