Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Sunday's winter league action

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tiburones de La Guaira   9,  Caribes de Anzoategui  1

Los Caribes were held to just 5 hits, and with 4 walks, they bounced into 5 double plays.  That limited their run-scoring, and in fact their only run came in on a double play, in the 3rd inning.  CF Gorkys Hernandez went 0-for-4 for Los Caribes.  Exicardo Cayones came in to pinch hit in the 7th inning, but was out in a double play.  He remained in the game as the DH, and he bounced into a double play in his only at-bat.  Los Tiburones scored all their runs in the first three innings, including 3 runs in the 2nd, and 5 in the 3rd.

 

Navegantes del Magallanes  5,  Aguilas del Zulia  1

Cesar Valdez made the start ...

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