A slow day in winter ball on Monday due to just one game in the Dominican, plus the league in Mexico held it's All-Star game. I included stats for all of the active Pirates in winter ball at the bottom. I left off Anderson Feliz and Carlos Munoz, who are minor league free agents, though we will still update them in articles in case they re-sign.

As for Monday's action, we start in Venezuela, where Jose Osuna played his third game. He went 0-for-4 and is now 2-for-11 with a single, double and one intentional walk. All three games so far have been as the designated hitter.

Elvis Escobar started for the first time in nearly a week and went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. He is hitting .263 over 33 games, with four doubles, one triple, an 8:21 BB/SO ratio and two steals in five att...

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