Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues: Edgar Santana Returns to the Mound

Edgar Santana made his third winter appearance on Wednesday night. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Winter Leagues: Edgar Santana Returns to the Mound
John Dreker

Not much action today because some big names (Marte, Kang, Espinal, Pablo Reyes) saw their games rained out on Wednesday.

In the Dominican on Wednesday, Edgar Santana made his third appearance of the winter and allowed one unearned run in his one inning of work. He gave up a single and a walk, while picking up a strikeout. Santana allowed three earned runs over one inning of work in his first two outings combined. He had not pitched since October 24th.

Anderson Feliz went 1-for-4, driving in two runs and scoring a run. He stole his second base and committed his third error. Feliz is hitting .286/.375/.500 through 17 games. He is a minor league free agent at this time.

In Venezuela, Elvis Escobar was used as a defensive replacement in left field for the final two innings. He did no...

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Winter Leagues
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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