From Friday in Australia, Robbie Glendinning, who was selected by the Pirates in the 21st round of the 2017 draft, made his winter debut for the Perth Heat. He played shortstop and went 0-for-1 with three walks and a run scored. Glendinning hit .198/.342/.229 in 29 games with Morgantown after being drafted. Going back to 2008 (first year for winter stats on Pirates.com), no other draft pick has played winter ball during the same year they were drafted.
Michael Suchy went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored. He extended his hitting streak to eight games and now has a .250/.344/.421 slash line through 21 games.
From Colombia, we have results from the last two games for 17-year-old shortstop Francisco Acuna. On Tuesday night, he went 2-for-2, with a walk, sacrifice hit and a run score...
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