Winterball Roundup - 1/16
Cruz belted a grand slam
Cruz belted a grand slam
LoneStarDugout.com
Posted Jan 17, 2010


Nelson Cruz had another big night at the plate for Cibao on Saturday, hitting a single and blasting a grand slam. Lone Star Dugout takes a look 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 Saturday.

Venezuelan Winter League


Shortstop Renny Osuna was 1-for-3 with a double. He also committed his fourth error (a throwing miscue) of the playoffs.

Dominican Winter League


Leones shortstop Joaquin Arias helped his club pick up a 4-3 win over the Toros on Saturday, as he went 1-for-4 with a double and a run batted in. The two-bagger was Arias’ third of the postseason.

Centerfielder Engel Beltre got his first start of the season. He went 0-for-3, grounding out twice and flying out once. Arias began the game by flying out to Beltre.

Right-hander Jumbo Diaz fanned one batter in a perfect ninth inning.

Right fielder Nelson Cruz helped his Gigantes collect an easy win over Licey. The slugger was 2-for-3 with a homer and five runs batted in. Cruz’s ground-tripper was a grand slam off Yankees reliever Edwar Ramirez.

Puerto Rican Winter League


Both of Saturday’s scheduled games were washed out by rain.



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