In Australia on Friday, Jin-De Jhang was named to the All-Star game representing the World Team. He is hitting .273/.333/.364 through 12 games this winter and playing impressive defense, which includes a 70% caught stealing rate. There was a final fan ballot to pick the last two spots on the World Team and Michael Suchy ended up getting a spot on the team as well. The game will be held next Thursday.

In other news from Australia, Sam Street was added to the Melbourne roster this weekend, so he could get a chance to face Sydney and their two Pirate All-Stars. The 25-year-old Street had a 2.74 ERA over 69 innings and 31 appearances this past season in Bradenton.

As for action on the field from Friday in Australia, Michael Suchy was the only one of the three Pirates to play and he went ...

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