A report today says that the Pittsburgh Pirates will not be participating in the Venezuelan Summer League next season. If true, the league reminds us of a fast pitch softball league. With the Bucs pulling out, the league now would have only five teams.
It’s a shame that such a baseball talent rich region can be impacted by a supposed leader of such a beautiful country. Damn shame.
To compensate, the Bucs will have two teams in the DSL which will operate from the Dominican Academy which is the facility Pirates owner Bob Nutting built a few years ago.
Here is the article from Jen Langosch