9-10, 4.0 GB
The Rangers hitters helped Surprise pick the extra-inning victory on Tuesday afternoon.
Centerfielder Marcus Lemon's RBI double in the top of the 11th plated the Rafters' game-winning run. Overall on the day, he was 4-for-5 with a double and two runs batted in.
In his first 10 Fall League games, Lemon is 10-for-32 [.313] with one double, two triples, and five runs batted in.
Catcher Doug Hogan broken out of his slump by going 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk.
First baseman Mitch Moreland singled twice in six at-bats, raising his batting average to .319.
Guasave catcher Jose Felix came in as a defensive replacement, but he didn't have a plate appearance.
Former Rangers prospect John Mayberry played centerfield and went 1-for-4 with a double. He has a .246/.368/.351 slash line through his first 57 at-bats.
Guillermo Moscoso tossed a hitless, scoreless inning out of the bullpen for Caracas. He walked one and struck out one.
In his first three appearances of the winterball season, Moscoso has surrendered just one run in three frames.
La Guaira designated hitter Max Ramirez raised is batting average to .250 with four hits, including a double, in five at-bats. With eight extra-base hits and 11 walks in 19 games, Ramirez now has an .835 OPS.
Lefty specialist Joseph Ortiz retired both batters he faced, lowering his earned-run average to 4.76.
Joaquin Arias singled once in three at-bats, raising his batting average to .277. He also drove in a run on a sacrifice fly.
Toros left fielder Esteban German went 0-for-3 with a walk.
Centerfielder Engel Beltre saw action in his first winterball game of the season. He struck out in his only plate appearance.
Begins November 12
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