Winterball Roundup - 1/13

On Wednesday evening, Nelson Cruz played his first game in right field since returning from injury. 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 Wednesday.

Venezuelan Winter League


La Guaira's Renny Osuna broke out of a minislump with a solid performance, going 2-for-3 with a base on balls. His playoff average was raised to .306.

Pinch runner and right fielder David Paisano didn't get a plate appearance in the game.

Dominican Winter League


Gigantes del Cibao right fielder Nelson Cruz singled once in four at-bats on Wednesday evening in his first game to play in the field since returning from injury. Cruz picked up an outfield assist by gunning down Toros first baseman Yurendell de Caster at third base.

Second baseman Esteban German was 0-for-3 with a pair of walks. Pinch runner and DH Engel Beltre scored a run, but he didn't get an at-bat.

Escogido shortstop Joaquin Arias was hitless in four at-bats. He scored a run and struck out twice.

Puerto Rican Winter League


Caguas starting pitcher Mike Ballard surrendered three runs on six hits in four innings pitched. The southpaw walked one and struck out four.



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