A couple weeks ago, we were talking about a team that lost nine games in a row, but since then the DSL Pirates have really turned things around. They have gone 10-4 since breaking the streak, including a 4-2 record this week. Last week, we highlighted a hard-throwing starter that just might be a prospect. This week we focus in on a rookie catcher that has looked good both at the plate and behind it recently.

This week we start with a transaction for the DSL team. They sent one player to the GCL and got another player back. Lefty reliever Cristian Mota was promoted to the United States early this week. He can hit 95 MPH with his fastball and attacks hitters with the pitch. He was too old for the DSL, so it is good to see him move up after throwing just six innings.

The DSL Pirates got...

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