A few Pirates’ players and friends in winter league action:
Leones del Escogido 7, Aguilas Cibaenas 1
RF Brandon Moss scored Los Aguilas’ only run, when he singled to lead off the 2nd inning. A fielding error on the play allowed him to move up to second base, and he scored from there on an RBI single. Los Aguilas had only one more hit for the rest of the game. There were two walks in the 6th, including an intentional walk to Moss, but those runners were both left on base, and Los Aguilas went down in order for the rest of the game. Los Leones put runners on base in the early innings but could not get any of them around to score. Then they exploded for 7 runs in the 8th inning, taking advantage of two errors, plus a double, six singles, and two walks.
Tigres de Aragua 3, Aguilas de Zulia 2
1B Hector Gimenez had the hit that made the difference for Los Tigres when he blasted a 3-run homer after two singles in the 4th inning. Los Aguil...