In Venezuela, Jose Osuna appealed his six game suspension and was able to play on Wednesday night. He went 1-for-4 with his 13th double. It sounds like he is the favorite to win the Rookie of the Year with just a short time left in the regular season. He is hitting .328/.390/.503 in 54 games.

Elias Diaz went 2-for-4 with a run scored. He is hitting .247 through 22 games, with a .737 OPS.

Jorge Rondon made his winter debut a few days ago and has now pitched twice, throwing 1.2 scoreless innings without any hits, walks or strikeouts. The Pirates picked up the 27-year-old off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles in late October.

Elvis Escobar took over in center field in the eighth inning, as his team won 12-1 on Wednesday night. He flew out to left field in his only at-bat. Escobar is...

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