The Venezuelan League began play last night, kicking off the 2017-18 winter league coverage. There was also one game in Mexico, though action for Pittsburgh Pirates in the league begins tonight. Throughout the entire off-season, we will have coverage of the winter league action, with articles posted 5-6 times a week, depending on how many Pirates see action each night. The Caribbean World Series takes place during the first week of February and signals the end of winter ball, so unless no Pirates are involved in that final tournament, then the coverage takes you right up to the beginning of Spring Training.

We cover every player for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the winter. That includes players in Mexico, Venezuela, the Dominican, Colombia and Australia this year. The league in Puerto ...

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