As usual, the Arizona Fall League took Sunday off.
The Pan American Games were also quiet on Sunday.
Joe Ortiz got the job done once again for the Tiburones, retiring the only hitter he faced. The 5-foot-7 southpaw has the following line through six winterball appearances––3.2 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 bb, 4 k. The fastball-slider specialist has yet to allow a hit to a fellow left-hander.
There were no games on Sunday.
Licey outfielder Engel Beltre may have broken out of his slump to begin the winterball season on Saturday. The toolsy prospect went 2-for-3 with an RBI. He also laid down a pair of sacrifice bunts.
The Licey/Aguilas Cibaenas game was only nine innings, but the clubs combined to use 20––yes, that's correct––pitchers.
Centerfielder Julio Borbon is proving the ankle may not be an issue going forward. He had a single and a walk in four trips while also tacking on two stolen bases in as many tries.
Borbon was replaced late in the game by former Rangers farmhand Freddy Guzman.
No Rangers appeared in Sunday's games. Cody Eppley didn't pitch for Obregon and Jose Felix got the night off with Guasave.
Begins November 4.
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