Catcher Yorvit Torrealba made his season debut with Margarita on Tuesday evening. He went 1-for-3 on Tuesday but was hitless in three trips on Wednesday. Texas recently signed the 32-year-old to a two-year deal worth $6.25 million to become the club's primary backstop.
La Guaira Tiburones designated hitter Max Ramirez (.308/.410/.406) reached base on a single and an intentional walk in six trips to the plate.
Ramirez's club was going up against Andres Blanco's Magallanes Navegantes. The 26-year-old Blanco was 0-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored.
The La Guaira club posted 13 runs on Wednesday morning, and a pair of Rangers prospects played a big hand in the production. Leadoff man and shortstop Renny Osuna (.266/.301/.481) was 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, a walk, and five runs batted in.
The 25-year-old Osuna, who scored three runs, helped guide his club to an eight-run outburst in the third inning with a walk followed by a three-run double. He now has seven doubles, two triples, and two round-trippers in 20 Liga Paralela contests.
Centerfielder David Paisano (.294/.330/.382) singled twice in five trips.
Caracas shortstop Edwin Garcia (.227/.363/.333) raised his average with one single in three at-bats.
First baseman Chris Davis (.250/.341/.550) launched a solo home run to break a scoreless tie in the top of the fourth inning. Overall, the Estrellas Orientales slugger was 1-for-3 with that round-tripper, a walk, and a strikeout. He has 11 extra-base hits (including six homers) in 22 contests.
The Toros del Este collected 18 hits in Wednesday's contest, but left fielder Esteban German had just one single in five at-bats. The veteran speedster did pick up his league-leading 19th stolen base in 21 tries.
Aguilas Cibaenas leadoff man Julio Borbon (.250/.313/.303) had a single and two RBI in five at-bats. Borbon is 5-for-39 (.128) with one walk and 11 punchouts over his last nine contests.
Lefty reliever Zach Phillips gave up a double and a walk in two-thirds of an inning, but he didn't let a run cross the plate.
The 24-year-old has made five appearances with Ponce, giving up four runs on five hits in 3.2 innings. He has walked four and struck out one.
No Rangers appeared on Wednesday.
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