Winterball Roundup - 12/4

The Rangers prospects with La Guaira of the Venezuelan League all had big days, as Renny Osuna, Max Ramirez, David Paisano, and Joseph Ortiz contributed to the extra-inning win on Friday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action.

Arizona Fall League: Surprise - SEASON OVER
16-16, 2.0 GB


The Rafters finished with a .500 mark, two games behind the division-winning Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League's West Division.

Mexican Pacific League


No Rangers appeared on Friday.

Venezuelan Winter League


Elvis Andrus showed signs of breaking out of his slump, as he was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer on Friday evening.

La Guaira right fielder David Paisano was 1-for-2, and he also hit a two-run homer, his second of the winter.

First baseman Max Ramirez went 1-for-3 with three walks.

Shortstop Renny Osuna also had a big night, as he went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and five runs batted in. Osuna is now batting .343 this season.

Lefty reliever Joseph Ortiz earned his third hold after he struck out a pair of batters in a perfect sixth inning.

Guillermo Moscoso got back on the right foot on Friday, tossing 1.2 hitless, scoreless frames. He walked one and fanned zero.

Dominican Winter League


Escogido leadoff hitter and shortstop Joaquin Arias raised his batting average to .294 with three singles in four at-bats. He also drove home a run and stole his fourth base.

Puerto Rican Winter League


No Rangers appeared on Friday.

Australian Claxton Shield


Five Australian teams are competing for the Claxton Shield. Two Rangers are represented in Aaron Thompson (Queensland) and Tim Stanford (New South Wales).

In two appearances with the Queensland Rams, the right-hander Thompson has allowed two runs on three hits in one inning, walking zero and striking out one.

Stanford has not yet begun playing for NSW.



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