Five days worth of winter league action covered below. The five players mentioned here are the last five Pittsburgh Pirates still playing winter ball.


In Venezuela, Elvis Escobar played the last two innings on defense in left field without getting an at-bat.

In the Dominican, Nefi Ogando returned from the winter mini-camp in Bradenton from last week and rejoined his team in the playoffs. He threw a shutout inning, retiring the side in order on two ground outs and a strikeout.


In the Dominican, Jason Rogers played for the first time in four games and went 0-for-4. He's mostly been playing left field in winter ball, though this game he was at first base.

The round robin tournament ended on Tuesday night, as two of the four teams advanced to the finals. That l...

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