Monday was a slow day for games around winter ball, but we have some news from Mexico and a pair of Pirate pitchers faced-off in the Dominican.
The big news from Monday is that Jerrick Suiter will make his winter debut in Mexico. We mentioned way back in our winter preview that he was expected to play winter ball, we just didn't know it would take this long for him to arrive. Suiter will play for Venados de Mazatlan. They have nine regular season games left and at this point they are guaranteed for a playoff spot. So Suiter will at least get to play those nine games and then one round of playoffs and it's possible that his team makes it as far as the Caribbean World Series, which goes until early February. He hit .285/.372/.447 in 100 games for Altoona this season.
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