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Monday night saw just one game on the Caribbean docket,
So this time around I thought I’d rhyme it and rock it.

Last night’s only game was in the Dominican
Where the Tigres del Licey held on for a win.

Lined up on this night was a formidable foe,
The always dangerous Leones del Escogido

But in the MLU, we care not about teams,
It’s the prospects involved on whom we like to dream.

The best prospects this night ended up being losers,
But regardless of score, they’re of interest to our users.

The only run for the Leones came from one aging Tiger,
With Jordan Lennerton homering before he expires.

His lineup was aided by a speedy Nat,
As Eury Perez got two hits in five times at-bat.

Taking an 0-fer in the win was Engel Beltre,
Who’s just not a strong hitter, try as he may.

Back at third was Carlos Santana with his new piece of leather,
Whose defense for the Indians this season could be quite the bellwether.

But the most improbable event of them all,
May have been the walk-less inning pitched by Carlos Marmol.

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sam19041
1/28
Take THAT, haiku haters!!! Yeah!
Digitalbob
1/28
Good job!
Behemoth
1/28
How good is Carlos? Can he play adequate third Or is it just mad?
moore315512
1/28
The reports I've heard on Santana have him as below-average but capable enough to justify playing him there. Still, it's extremely early. Spring Training will tell us what we need to know.
Spkbaseball17
1/28
I have watched quite a few Escondido games this winter (yeah, I need spring training to start to restore my sanity). The best compliment I can give Santana at third is he hasn't completely sucked...
rocket
1/28
Amazing, thanks, been following your reports all winter, this is fun!
surlycooper
1/28
Methinks someone's excited for spring training to start.