Winterball Roundup - 1/11

Cibao slugger Nelson Cruz made his first start since December 1 on Monday evening, and Engel Beltre tripled in his only plate appearance. 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


There were no games on Monday.

Venezuelan Winter League


Magallanes shortstop Elvis Andrus helped his club to a 10-2 win over Caracas on Monday evening. The nine-hole hitter was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer. His round-tripper gave the Navegantes their first lead of the game. Andrus also stole his fourth base of the postseason.

Renny Osuna went hitless in three at-bats, as his team dropped an 8-2 decision to Margarita.

Dominican Winter League


Nelson Cruz played in his first game since December 1 on Sunday, getting a pinch-hit appearance. On Monday, he got his first start in over a month. The designated hitter was 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Shortstop Joaquin Arias noticed one single in four at-bats, creeping his playoff batting average up to .196.

Toros second baseman Esteban German was 0-for-4 with a run batted in. In a 10-1 loss, centerfielder Engel Beltre had the club's only extra-base hit of the game. He knocked a triple in his lone plate appearance.

Puerto Rican Winter League


No Rangers appeared on Monday.



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