Three current Pittsburgh Pirates were in action yesterday and strangely enough, all three were outfielders for Altoona this season. As recently as September 2nd, they were the three starting outfielders for the Curve in the same game. A fourth outfielder for Altoona could have played last night as well, but there was a little trouble at his home stadium early in the game (see video below) and the game was postponed.
After taking last week off due to the All-Star break and Christmas, the Australian league resumed play on Thursday. Michael Suchy went 1-for-5 with a single and a run scored in his first game back. He is now hitting .250/.341/.431 through 20 games. He has a seven-game hit streak.
In Venezuela, Elvis Escobar went 1-for-4 with a single. He is hitting .260/.316/.316 in 59 ga...
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