Winter League Wednesday Round-up
The Surprise Rafters record sits at 11-25 for the season and, with the Championship game taking place this coming Saturday (11/22), there are only 2 days left of the regular season (Weds & Thurs) for Tribe farmhands playing in the league.
Player Updates (11/16 -11/18): -
LHP Chuck Lofgren - Lofgren hasn't pitched since 11/11, so still holds a 28.29ERA in 9 appearances (7IP, 18H, 37R, 22ER, 15BB, 6K).
RHP Erik Stiller - Stiller worked 2 innings on 11/18 allowing 1 run off 3 hits with 3 K's to lower his ERA to 9.37 in 13 games (16.1IP, 27H, 24R, 17ER, 4BB, 16K).
RHP Josh Tomlin - Tomlin put together a strong start on 11/17 allowing 1R/ER off 3 hits in 4IP without a walk and 4Ks. The outing lowered Tomlins ERA to 6.43 in 8 games (28IP, 36H, 23R, 20ER, 3BB, 28K).
RHP Neil Wagner - Wagner has not made an appearance since the last update so still holds a 6.23ERA in 12 games (17.1IP, 16H, 13R, 12ER, 11BB, 8K).
3B Wes Hodges - Hodges was 0-for-4 on 11/17 and 1-for-5 on 11/18 to lower his season line to .346(36-for-104)/.367/.587/.954 with 7 2B, 6HR & 26RBI in 24 games.
1B Beau Mills - Mills was 2-for-3 with a HBP on 11/18 to raise his season line to .250(16-for-64)/.342/.406/.748 with 4 2B, 2HR & 10RBI in 17 games.
INF Josh Rodriguez - Rodriguez finished 0-for-4 with 2K on 11/18 to lower his season line to .164(12-for-73)/.279/.247/.526 with 6 2B & 7RBI in 22 games.
OF Stephen Head - Has not played since the last update, so his overall line still sits at 250(7-for-28)/.463/.286/.749 in 10 games.
Hawaii Winter League
The Hawaii Winter Baseball season is now over as the Waikiki Beach Boys won Sundays championship game over the West Oahu CaneFires 5-1.
Player Final Numbers: -
LHP Matt Meyer - 15G, 17.2IP, 20H, 14R, 11ER, 11BB, 22K, 5.60ERA
LHP Shawn Nottingham - 13G, 21IP, 21H, 14R, 11ER, 9BB, 26K, 4.71ERA
LHP Heath Taylor - 4G, 12.1IP, 14H, 4R, 3ER, 4BB, 9K, 2.19ERA
C Adam Davis - 20G, .093(5-for-54)/.286/.167/.452, 4 2B, RBI
3B Dustin Realini - 14G, .171(7-for-41)/.346/.220/.566, 2 2B, 3RBI
INF Ron Rivas - 16G, .216(11-for-51)/.259/.235/.495, 2B, 3RBI
OF Matt McBride - 33G, .285(37-for-130)/.364/.438/.803, 11 2B, 3HR, 22RBI
LHP Kaimi Mead - 15G, 19.2IP, 15H, 7R, 3ER, 8BB, 14K, 1.37ERA
Caribbean Winter Leagues
Player Updates (overall numbers): -
VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE
RHP Randy Newsom - 4G, 2.2IP, 7H, 7R/ER, 3BB, 1K, 23.62ERA
OF Matt LaPorta - 17G, .164(11-for-67)/.250/.299/.549, 3 2B, 2HR, 12RBI. LaPorta has now left Venezuela for the winter - according to Ross Atkins his recent lack of playing time was as a result of illness on top of fouling a ball of his shin, but he was always scheduled to return to the US for Thanksgiving.
INF Asdrubal Cabrera - Has not yet played.
OF Franklin Gutierrez - 3G, 0-for-8
RHP Edward Mujica - 3G, 0-3, 3IP, 8H, 6R/ER, 1BB, 1K, 18.00ERA
INF Nuiman Romero - 13G, .314(11-for-35)/.351/.314/.666, 3RBI
INF Karexon Sanchez - Has not yet played.
RHP Hector Rondon - Has not yet played.
RHP Jeanmar Gomez - Has not yet played.
DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE
1B Jordan Brown - 9G, .241(7-for-29)/.324/.276/.599, 2B, 4RBI - Brown's season is over as he has been sent home with a minor foot injury.
C Chris Gimenez - 17G, .218(12-for-55)/.419/.473/.892, 2 2B, 4HR, 11RBI
RHP Adam Miller - 7G(5GS), 26IP, 28H, 16R, 14ER, 6BB, 22K, 4.85ERA
LHP Scott Lewis - 5G, 22IP, 25H, 14R, 13ER, 6BB, 27K, 5.32ERA
LHP Tony Sipp - Has not yet played.
RHP Fausto Carmona - 1G, 4IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 2K, 0.00ERA
3B Andy Marte - 7G, .217(5-for-23)/.333/.217/.551
LHP Rafael Perez - Has not yet played.
C Carlos Santana - Has not yet played.
OF Jose Constanza - Has not yet played.
OF Lucas Montero - 20G, .240(12-for-50)/.406/.400/.806, 3 2B, 3B, HR, 6RBI
C Alex Castillo - 9G, .235(4-for-17)/.316/.353/.669, 2 2B, 2RBI
RHP Joaniel Montero - Has not yet played.
MEXICAN WINTER LEAGUE
OF Roman Pena - 33G, .276(29-for-105)/.339/.457/.796, 8 2B, 3B, 3HR, 15RBI
PUERTO RICAN WINTER LEAGUE
SS Kevin Fontanez - Has not yet played.
OF Andy Gonzalez - 8G, .292(7-for-24)/.471/.333/.804, 2B, 3RBI
RHP Edward Buzachero - 6G, 1-0, 5 saves, 9.1IP, 7H, 0R, 2BB, 6K, 0.00ERA
OF Jason Cooper - 9G, .364(12-for-33)/.462/.636/1.098, 4 2B, 3B, HR, 8RBI
I'll be back on Sunday with the next Winter League Round-up.