Australian Baseball League.
Mitch Walding went 4 for 9 in 3 games with a double, 2 BB, 0 K, and 3 R. He committed 1 error on a catch at third. His Canberra Calvary are 20-21 and tied for 4th. His slash through 37 games and 135 AB is .230/318/.341/.659 with 7 2B, 2 HR, and 21 RBI. His K rate is 25.2% and his BB rate is 10%.
Brian Pointer went 5 for 12 in 3 games with a HR, 2 BB, 4 K, 4 R, 3 RBI and 2 for 2 SB. He picked up an outfield assist throwing out a runner at home (Walding). His Perth Heat are 23-20 and in sole possession of second place. His slash through 40 games and 143 AB is .231/.335/.406/.741 with 7 2B, 3 3B, 4 HR, and 14 RBI. His K rate is 34.3% and his BB rate is 12.8%.
Dylan Cozens went 2 for 7 in 3 games with a HR, 4 BB, 3 K, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 for 2 SB. His Melbourne Aces are in last place. His slash through 40 games and 143 AB is .231/.295/.462/.756 with 9 2B, 8 HR, 19 RBI. His K rate is 26.6% and his BB rate is 7.7%.
Chace Numata went 4 for 13 in 3 games for Melbourne (2 as C, 1 as DH) with 2 R, 1 RBI, and 1 K. He recorded 2 putouts at home, his 10 th passed ball, an error on a pickoff attempt, and threw out 3 of 7 attempted steals. His slash through 40 games and 157 AB is .280/.305/.350/.365 with 8 2b, 1 HR, and 21 RBI. His K rate is 11.5% and his BB rate is 3.7.%.
Dominican Winter League
The DWL has completed the round robin phase with Maikel Franco’s Gigantes facing Luis Garcia’s Estrellas in a 9-game series. Estrellas leads 1-0.
Maikel Franco played in 4 games and went 4 for 14 with a R, 2B, HR and 2 K. He committed his 6th error fielding at third. Franco was removed for a pinch runner after a double on the 13th and did not play on the 14th. He was back in the line up the next 2 games.
Luis Garcia pitched 1.2 innings in 1 appearance. He allowed 0 H, 0 R, 1 K, 3/0 GO/FO, faced 5 batters, stranded his 1 inherited runner, and recorded his 3rd hold.
Nefi Ogando did not play and his team did not advance to the championship round.
Hector Neris pitched 2 innings in 2 appearances before his team was eliminated. He allowed 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 3/1 GO/FO, and faced 7 batters.
Mexican Winter League
Manuel Chavez’ Mexicali team is ahead 3-2 in their semi-final series. Chavez has seen action in 3 games in high leverage situations. On the 11th he allowed 2 inherited runners to score while recording his first hold. Later in the series, he he made 2 more appearances and stranded a total of 3 runners. He pitched 2.0 innings and allowed 2 H, 0 R, 2 K, 2/0 GO/FO, 7 batters faced, stranded 3 of 5 runners, and threw 19 strikes in 27 pitches.
Puerto Rican Winter League
Rene Garcia saw no action during the week.
Jesmuel Valentin saw action in 4 games as a pinch runner, pinch hitter, corner outfielder (left and right), and second baseman. He went 0 for 3 with a R, 2 BB, and 1 K.
Venezuelan Baseball League
The VWL is still in their 5-team round robin segment. Willians Astudillo’s Caribes are leading but Astudillo hasn’t played in any of the 5 games this week.
Odubel Herrera’s LaGuaira are in 5th place. Herrera is still struggling in the playoffs. He went 2 for 12 in 3 games and has not played in the last 3 games. He scored 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, and 4 K.
Zulia is struggling but it is not for lack of production from Freddy Galvis. He went 12 for 27 in 6 games with a 2B, 4 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 4 K, 2 SB.
Elvis Araujo is also on Zulia. In 2 appearances he pitched 2.0 innings and allowed 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 3/2 GO/FO, faced 8 batters, and stranded the only runner he inherited.