Winterball Roundup - 12/26

In a battle of Rangers products hitting leadoff, Esteban German outplayed Joaquin Arias, but Arias' Escogido club got the best of the Toros on Saturday night. 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 Saturday.

Venezuelan Winter League

No Rangers appeared on Saturday. The round-robin playoffs begin on Sunday and go through January 17th. The seven-game championship series will begin on January 19.

Dominican Winter League

The Dominican Winter League's round-robin playoffs began on Saturday evening, and Escogido, Licey, Cibao and the Toros made the cut.

The Toros dropped an 11-inning battle to Escogido, 3-2, to drop to 0-1 in the 18-game round robin.

Leadoff hitter and left fielder Esteban German had a busy night, going 2-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base.

Right-hander Alexi Ogando took the loss for the Toros. He gave up a walkoff solo home run to Escogido catcher Wilkin Castillo in the bottom of the 11th inning. In all, he pitched 1.1 innings, striking out one batter.

Escogido shortstop and leadoff hitter Joaquin Arias singled once in five plate appearances. He also committed a throwing error in the contest.

Puerto Rican Winter League

No Rangers appeared on Saturday.

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