Winterball Roundup - 11/7

Centerfielder Engel Beltre and catcher Max Ramirez were the only Rangers to play in the Caribbean on Sunday afternoon. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action.

Arizona Fall League: Surprise – OFF
11-9-2, 2.0 GB

The Arizona Fall League took the day off on Sunday. Surprise returns to action at home against the Peoria Saguaros on Monday afternoon.

Venezuelan Winter League

Catcher Max Ramirez (.291/.403/.473) doubled in his only plate appearance of the night, but he appears to have left the game with an injury in the third inning.

Ramirez was replaced behind the plate mid-inning after a bases-loaded single brought home one run. While just speculation, it appears there may have been a play at the plate that injured the backstop and caused him to leave the game.

The 26-year-old Ramirez has a .473 slugging percentage through 16 games in Venezuela. He slugged only .381 (12 extra-base hits) in 56 games at Triple-A Oklahoma City this past season.

Liga Paralela (Venezuela Minor League)

Liga Paralela was quiet on Sunday.

Dominican Winter League

Centerfielder Engel Beltre got his first Dominican Winter League start of the season on Sunday, and he made the most of it. The 21-year-old prospect went 3-for-4––all singles––with two runs batted in.

Beltre's at-bats went as follows––ground-ball single to left field and advanced to second on throw home, groundout to pitcher, ground-ball single to center, line-drive single that deflected off the pitcher.

Puerto Rican Winter League

No Rangers appeared in Sunday's games.

Mexican Pacific League

The circuit has begun its 2010 campaign, but there will be no Rangers players participating this season.

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