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.
The first game of the Mexican Pacific League's Championship Series doesn't come until Friday, January 22.
The Venezuelan Winter League also begins its championship series on Friday. Elvis Andrus' Magallanes club will go against Guillermo Moscoso's Caracas Leones.
Escogido cub Cibao's championship series lead to 2-1 with its 13-4 victory on Wednesday night.
Shortstop Joaquin Arias played a key role in the Leones' victory, as he went 4-for-6 with a double and two runs scored. He also made an excellent defensive play that landed him on ESPN's SportsCenter Top 10 plays of the day.
Right fielder Nelson Cruz was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
No Rangers appeared on Wednesday.
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