Winter Leagues: Solid Night from Jerrick Suiter Helps Lead Gigantes to Victory

In the Dominican on Wednesday night, Pablo Reyes started at third base and went 1-for-5 with a run scored. He played the final two innings on defense at second base. The single by Reyes came against former Pirate Brandon Cumpton. Reyes is hitting .245/.343/.319 in 27 games.

Here’s Reyes scoring his run from first base on a triple from another former Pirate in the game, Yamaico Navarro.

Erik Gonzalez was at shortstop and he went 1-for-5 with a single, run scored and an RBI. He is hitting .260/.276/.301 through 18 games, with 11 starts at third base and seven at shortstop.

In Venezuela, Elvis Escobar walked the only batter he faced. It was his third straight appearance in which he faced just one batter, and it was his first walk of the winter. Escobar has thrown a total of 17 pitches over the last ten days.

In Puerto Rico, Jerrick Suiter had his best game so far of the young season. He went 2-for-4 with a single, double, walk, two runs scored and an RBI. He is batting .294/.400/.353 through five games.

Jordan Jess made his third appearance and allowed a run on two hits and a hit batter, while recording one out. He also allowed an inherited runner to score. In 2.1 innings, he has given up three runs on three hits and three walks.

In Colombia, Edgar Barrios started at shortstop for the fourth game in a row and went 0-for-4 at the plate. He is hitting .269/.333/.269 through 12 games.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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