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: Rangers 8, Pirates 1
Starting Pitcher: Jose Regalado, RHP (4-2, 3.67) – 4.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 0 HR
Top Hitter: Rodney Polonia, 2B (.276) – 2-for-3
Other Notable Performers:
Julio de la Cruz, 3B (.207) – 0-for-2, HBP
Andres Mendoza, RHP (4.50) – 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 0 HR
Tito Polo, LF (.309) – 0-for-4
Johan De Jesus, 3B (.179) – 1-for-1, RBI
Game Notes: The Pirates lost to the first place Rangers for the second game in a row, their third straight loss. Starter Jose Regalado picked up his second loss of the season in seven starts. He has pitched 34.1 innings this year, walking just two, while striking out 35 batters. Reliever Gerardo Navarro followed Regalado and gave up two solo homers. The Pirates had only three hits...