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.
No Rangers appeared on Tuesday.
Guillermo Moscoso technically earned a quality start for Caracas on Tuesday, but he suffered his first loss of the postseason.
The right-hander pitched six innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits. He walked one and struck out three.
La Guaira shortstop Renny Osuna was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in the Tiburones' 16-1 victory over Zuila. Pinch hitter and centerfielder David Paisano was hitless in two at-bats.
Esteban German's playoff batting average dropped to .276 after he went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts on Tuesday. Right fielder Engel Beltre entered as a defensive replacement, and he struck out in his lone plate appearance.
Escogido shortstop Joaquin Arias was 2-for-5 with a double and two runs batted in. Arias also committed two errors, giving him three in the postseason.
Mike Ballard worked into the seventh inning on Tuesday evening, but he didn't factor in on the decision. The southpaw allowed four runs on seven hits in 6.1 innings, walking two and striking out four. He now has a 2.70 earned-run average in 30.0 innings this winter.
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