In Venezuela, the regular season wrapped up on Friday and Elvis Escobar finished up strong. He went 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk and the only run scored in a 1-0 game. He also stole two bases. He had two hits in Thursday's game, including his ninth double. Escobar finished the season with a .272/.328/.342 slash line in 61 games. He had nine doubles, two triples and he went 5-for-8 in steals.

That's a surprisingly low number of stolen base attempts when you realize that the Pirates asked his to work on his base running this winter. His team made the playoffs, so he should have a chance to continue on with his winter unless the Pirates shut him down. I haven't seen any indication that they will do that yet.

In Mexico, Jerrick Suiter went 0-for-4, driving in a run in the ninth inning o...

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