For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day.
Result: Rockies 8, Pirates 2
Starting Pitcher: Ramon Rodriguez, RHP (2.57) – 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 0 HR
Top Hitter: Julio de la Cruz, DH (.222) – 1-for-3, HR, RBI
Other Notable Performers:
Arquimedes Lorenzo, RHP (6.06) – 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 0 HR
Ramses Pena, 1B (.333) – 1-for-3
Johan De Jesus, SS (.182) – 0-for-4
Game Notes: The Pirates lost to the Rockies today, snapping a four game winning streak. They are now 16-13 on the season, trailing the first place Rangers by 5.5 games. The Pirates and Rangers will meet up on Saturday, then play again on Monday after an off day. The Pirates had a 2-0 through five innings, but the Rockies blew the game open with three runs in the sixth, three in the seventh and two more in the eigh...