In the Dominican on Friday night, Starling Marte went 2-for-4 with a run scored, before leaving in the seventh inning of a one-sided game. He stole his eighth base in eight attempts. This was Marte’s fifth straight multi-hit game and he has reached base 14 times in his last six games. He is hitting .265/.315/.412 through 27 games.
Richard Rodriguez made his first winter appearance since he signed with the Pirates. He threw a shutout inning, retiring the side in order. In his last eight appearances combined, Rodriguez has given up just two hits and a walk, with no earned runs over 7.2 innings. He has 26 strikeouts in 17.1 innings this winter.
Anderson Feliz went 0-for-4 with an RBI. He’s batting .276/.336/.398 in 33 games.
In Venezuela, Jose Osuna went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer, his third home run of the winter. He hit that homer off of Luis Rico, who was once a prospect for the Pirates, before they traded him away to the Royals in the Vin Mazzaro deal. Osuna was the DH tonight, so no defensive stats to report. He is hitting .281/.328/.509 through 16 games.
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Elvis Escobar went 0-for-4 last night in his first start this week. He is now hitting .279/.327/.340 in 45 games.
In Mexico, Carlos Munoz went 1-for-4 with a walk. He is hitting .261/.363/.373 in 47 games.
In Australia on Saturday, Jin-De Jhang went 1-for-3 with a single and a stolen base in the first game of a doubleheader. He did not play in game two. Jhang is hitting .231/.286/.308 in 11 games.
Michael Suchy went 0-for-3 in game one of a doubleheader, then went 1-for-3 with a double in the night cap. It was his second double of the winter. He is hitting .184/.281/.347 through 14 games.