Hot-hitting Cibao right fielder Nelson Cruz raised his batting average to .375 by going 2-for-3 (both singles) with another walk. While Cruz hit cleanup for his club on Sunday, third baseman Hanser Alberto batted eighth. He was 0-for-2 with a strikeout before being lifted in mid-game.
Licey's Engel Beltre socked his seventh triple of the winterball campaign in his lone plate appearance.
There were no games in Venezuela on Sunday.
As usual, Liga Paralela is not playing games during the weekend. They'll return to action on Monday afternoon.
No Rangers appeared in Mexico on Sunday.
Ponce and Caguas played a 15-inning marathon on Sunday. The only Rangers player to start in the contest was nine-hole hitting catcher Kevin Torres, who whiffed twice in five hitless at-bats. He also laid down a sacrifice bunt.
Behind the plate, Torres committed a throwing error and gunned down one of two attempted base stealers.
Zach Zaneski and Jared Hoying both got a pinch-hit appearance, and both went 0-for-1.
Sidearming southpaw Alexander Claudio worked a perfect 13th inning, striking out one and lowering his ERA to 4.41.
Sunday's ABL All-Star Game matched up Team Australia with the World All-Stars. Japan native Hirotoshi Onaka batted ninth and manned center field for the World side. The switch-hitter went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout.
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