Bryant continues to impress

Kris Bryant went 2-4 with a RBI and teammate Albert Almora added a RBI single but it wasn't enough as Mesa fell 4-2 in the AFL. Hector Rondon made his debut in the VWL and Jeimer Candelario saw his first action in the DWL.

Arizona Fall League

Kris Bryant had a typical day in the Arizona Fall league as the slugging third baseman went 2-4 with a RBI in Mesa's 4-2 loss to Surprise. Bryant is hitting .438 in eight games and leads the league in HR, RBI, AVG, SGL, OPS, total bases and runs scored.

Albert Almora extended his AFL hitting streak to six games witha RBI single in the seventh to give Mesa a 2-1 lead. It was Almora's seventh RBI and he's hitting .379.

Oct. 21—Kris Bryant was the only position player to see action on Monday afternoon as the third baseman went 1-2 with two walks and two runs scored in Mesa's 9-6 win. Bryant walked and scored in the second and fifth, and ripped his third double of the year in the sixth. Armando Rivero (0-1 7.20 ERA, 2.20 WHIP) allowed an earned run in his third straight appearance as the Cuban right-hander gave up four hits and two runs in the seventh. He issued a walk and fanned one hitter, throwing 27 pitches.

Venezuelan Winter League

Yeiper Castillo retired both batters he face in Zulia's 7-6 win over Lara. The right-hander came into the game in the eighth and got a strikeout and a groundout to end the inning. Castillo's line after five games is 7.1 IP, 6H, 3ER, 2BB 7K, 3.68 ERA.

Hector Rondon, who spent the entire season in Chicago after being selected in the Rule 5 Draft, made his first appearance in the VWL on Tuesday night striking out the side in his inning in Caracas' 4-2 loss.. He did walk a hitter.

Oct. 21—No games scheduled.

Dominican Winter League

Jeimer Candelario made his DWL debut Tuesday night entering the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth. Candelario struck out and played the bottom of the ninth in right-field in Estrelas' 10-6 loss.

Jeffry Antigua (0-0 6.75 ERA) pitched in his second game for Este as the Bulls were clobbered by Licey 18-8. Antigua allowed a solo homer in two innings. He walked one and recorded a strikeout. Julio Borbon (.111) went 1-5 with a run scored for Licey, hitting leadoff.

Oct. 21—No games involving Cub prospects were played.

Mexican Pacific Winter League

Christian Villanueva, hitting second as the DH, went 2-4 with two rIb dana runs cored in Obregon's 5-0 win over Los Mochis. Villanueva knocked in a run with base hit in the first and added another run-scoring single in the 7th. He's hitting .286 in three games.

Oct. 21—No games scheduled.

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