Winter Leagues: Robbie Glendinning Belts His Fourth Home Run

A few results from late Thursday, along with all of Friday’s action for Pittsburgh Pirates in winter ball.

In Mexico, Randy Romero was used as a pinch-runner, then finished the game in left field. It was his sixth straight game without a plate appearance. He is hitting .185/.214/.222 in 24 games.

In Colombia, Luis Escobar struck out the side in the ninth to pick up his fourth save. It was his second straight outing in which he struck out all three batters he faced. He has a 4.85 ERA in 13 innings, with 13 strikeouts and a .240 BAA.

Francisco Acuna went 0-for-4. He is hitting .333/.435/.373 through 24 games.

Friday

In Australia, Robbie Glendinning went 2-for-4 with a walk, single and his fourth home run. He drove in two runs. He’s hitting .327/.373/.655 in 14 games. Here’s the homer:

In Puerto Rico, Ike Schlabach recorded the final four outs of his team’s 1-0 win, picking up his third save. He gave up two hits and didn’t record a walk or strikeout. He has given up two runs in 9.1 innings, with a 7:2 SO/BB ratio and a .216 BAA.

Chris Sharpe went 0-for-3. He’s hitting .231/.339/.288 in 18 games.

In the Dominican, Richard Rodriguez threw a scoreless inning and struck out two batters. He has allowed one hit and one walk in four scoreless frames this winter.

Williams Jerez faced four batters, walking two and retiring the other two, without allowing a run. He has a 2.92 ERA in 12.1 innings over 15 appearances. Jerez has struck out 14 batters.

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