Winter League baseball began Tuesday night in Venezuela and Mexico, and it starts tonight in the Dominican. We posted our winter league preview here on Wednesday morning. Here's a recap of the action from the first three days of winter ball. More players will start to see action as the season progresses and the articles should appear almost daily throughout the off-season.

In Venezuela on Tuesday, Elvis Escobar was the only Pirate player to see action. As I mentioned in the preview, the Pirates want him to work on stealing bases this winter. He went 2-for-4 with two singles in the opening game and was thrown out stealing in his only attempt. Expect him to run a lot this winter.

On Wednesday, Escobar went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a run scored. He followed that up on Thursday wi...

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