By JOHN PESETSKI
Special to FOXSportsWisconsin.com
PHOENIX -- Robinzon Diaz got the start at catcher in the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. That could be the best indicator of the challenges the 2013 World Baseball Classic is presenting the team this spring.
With starting catcher Jonathan Lucroy playing for Team USA and backup Martin Maldonado...
In Winter League action in the Dominican from last night, Anderson Hernandez went 1-for-5, with a single and an RBI. He remains atop the DWL leaderboard with 53 hits, two ahead of former Pirates catcher Robinzon Diaz, who sits in second place.
Alex Valdez went 1-for-4, with a run scored. His .864 OPS ranks him fifth among qualified batters in the DWL.
Felix Pie went 2-for-4, with...
Veteran outfielder Ryan Langerhans as well as longtime minor leaguers Eric Hurley and Robinzon Diaz will get invitations to spring training.Veteran outfielder Ryan Langerhans as well as longtime minor leaguers Eric Hurley and Robinzon Diaz will get invitations to spring training.
The Angels have signed 28-year old righty swinging catcher Robinzon Diaz to a minor league deal. Diaz played in 55 games in AA+AAA-ball last year for the Rangers and he was 63 for 198 (.318 avg, .797 OPS) with 32 runs scored, 7 homers and 22 RBIs. He last played in the majors back in 2009 with the Pirates. Diaz has now played in 44 games in his first two years in the majors and...
The Angels signed three players on Friday -- outfielder Ryan Langerhans, right-handed pitcher Eric Hurley and catcher Robinzon Diaz -- to Minor League contracts with Spring Training invites.
After Monday off, the Winter Leagues are back in action, including some Pirates’ players and friends
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Leones de Ponce 9, Criollos de Caguas 6
SS Benji Gonzalez had one hit for Los Leones, a single which loaded the bases in the 2nd inning (none of them scored). Los Leones scored 4 runs on a pair of 2-run homers in the 3rd inning, then hung on for the...